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China ca. 1850-1920 & General

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On the Web: Specialized Sites

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In the Library: Articles

Cohen, W. "America & the May 4th Movement: the response to Chinese nationalism, 1917-1921," Pacific Historical Review 35 (1966):83-122.

Desnoyers, Charles. "Toward 'the enlightened & progressive civilizations': discourses of expansion & 19th c. Chinese missions abroad," Journal of World History 8,1 (spr 97):135-56.

Duara, Prasenjit. "Transnationalism & the predicament of sovereignty: China, 1900-1945," American Historical Review 102,4 (10/97):1030-51.

Elvin, Mark. "Why China failed to create an endogenous industrial capitalism," Theory & Society 13 (1984):379-92.

Harrison, Henrietta. "Justice on behalf of Heaven," History Today (9/00):44-51. Boxer Rebellion.

Hershatter, Gail. "The subaltern talks back: reflections on subaltern theory & Chinese history," Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 1,1 (spr 93):103-30.

Judge, Joan. "Talent, virtue & the nation: Chinese nationalisms & female subjectivities in the early 20th C.," American Historical Review 106,3 (6/01):765-803.

Karl, Rebecca E. "Creating Asia: China in the world at the beginning of the 20th C.," American Historical Review 103,4 (10/98):1096-1118.

Lavely, William & R. Bin Wong. "Revising the Malthusian narrative: the comparative study of population dynamcs in late Imperial China," Journal of Asian Studies 57,3 (8/98):714-48.

Lee, James. "Migration & expansion in Chinese history," in W.H. McNeill & R.S. Adams (eds.) Human Migration (Bloomington: Indiana, 1978).

Ohanjanian, A. "Taiping agrarian policy," Pacific Affairs 39,1&2 (1966).

Rowe, William T. "Approaches to modern Chinese social history," in O. Zunz (ed.) Reliving the Past (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1985), pp. 236-96.

Swisher, Earl. "Chinese intellectuals & the Western impact, 1838-1900," Comparative Studies in Society & History 1 (1958-59):26-37.

Wang, Y.C. "Intellectuals & society in China, 1860-1949," Comparative Studies in Society & History 3 (1960-61):395-426.

Yap, P.M. "The mental illness of Hung Hsiu-Ch'uan, leader of the Taiping Rebellion," Far Eastern Quarterly 13 (1953-54):287-304.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bays, Daniel H. Christianity in China: From the 18th C. to the Present (Stanford: Stanford, 1997).

Benedict, Carol. Bubonic Plague in 19th-c. China (Stanford CA: Stanford, 1996).

Bernhardt, Kathryn. Women & Property in China, 960-1949 (Stanford: Stanford, 1999).

Boardman, Eugene P. Christian Influence on the Taiping Rebellion, 1851-1862 (Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 1952).

Bray, Francesca. Technology & Gender: Fabrics of Power in Late Imperial China (Berkeley: U. of California, 1997).

Chesneaux, Jean. Sun Yat-sen (Paris: Club Français du Livre, 1959).

__________. The Chinese Labor Movement, 1919-1927 (trans. H.M. Wright; Stanford: Stanford, 1968).

__________. Secret Societies in China in the 19th & 20th C. [1965] (trans. Gillian Nettle; Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan, 1971).

__________ (ed.) Popular Movements & Secret Societies in China, 1840-1950 [1970] (Stanford: Stanford, 1972).

__________. Peasant Revolts in China, 1840-1949 (trans. C.A. Curwen; NY: Norton, 1973).

__________; Marianne Bastid & Marie-Claire Bergère. China from the Opium Wars to the 1911 Revolution (trans. Anne Destenay; NY: Pantheon, 1976).

Chiang, Siang-tseh. The Nien Rebellion (Seattle: U. of Washington, 1954).

Cohen, Paul A. History in Three Keys: The Boxers as Event, Experience & Myth (NY: Columbia, 1997).

Cole, James H. The People vs. the Taipings: Bao Lisheng's Righteous Army of Dongan (Berkeley: U. of California, 1981).

Elliott, Mark C. The Manchu Way: The Eight Banners & Ethnic Identity in Late Imperial China (Stanford: Stanford, 2001).

Esherick, Josep. The Origins of the Boxer Uprising (Berkeley: U. of California, 1988).

Federico, Giovanni. An Economic History of the Silk Industry, 1830-1930 (NY: Cambridge, 1997).

Feuerwerker, Albert. China's Early Industrialization: Sheng Hsuan-huai (1844-1916) & Mandarin Enterprise [1958] (NY: Atheneum, 1970).

__________ & Others. Approaches to Modern Chinese History (Berkeley: U. of California, 1967).

__________ (ed.) History in Communist China (Cambridge MA: MIT, 1968).

Harrison, James P. The Communists & Chinese Peasant Rebellins: A Study in the Rewriting of Chinese History (London, 1970).

Harrison, John A. China since 1800 (NY, 1967).

Hartford, Kathleen & Steven M. Goldstein (eds.) Single Sparks: China's Rural Revolutions (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1989).

Hershatter, Gail. The Workers of Tianjin, 1900-1949 (Stanford: Stanford, 1986).

__________ (ed.) Remapping China: Fissures in Historical Terrain (Stanford: Stanford, 1996).

__________. Dangerous Pleasures: Prostitution & Modernity in 20th-C. Shanghai (Berkeley: U. California, 1997).

__________ & others. Guide to Women's Studies in China (Berkeley CA: Center for Chinese Studies, 1998).

Hoe, Susanna. Women at the Siege: Peking 1900 (Oxford: Holo, 2000).

Hu Shih. The Chinese Renaissance (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1934).

Hoe, Susanna. Women at the Siege: Peking 1900 (Oxford: Holo, 2000).Hoe, Susanna. Women at the Siege: Peking 1900 (Oxford: Holo, 2000).

Huang, Philip C.C. Code, Custom & Legal Practice in China: The Qing & the Republic Compared (Stanford: Stanford, 2001).

Jansen, Marius. The Japanese & Sun Yat-sen (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1954).

Jen Yu-wen. The Taiping Revolutionary Movement (New Haven: Yale, 1973).

Jenks, Robert D. Insurgency & Social Disorder in Guizhou: The 'Miao' Rebellion, 1854-1873 (Honolulu: U. of Hawai'i, 1995).

Levenson, Joseph. Liang Ch'i-ch'ao & the Mind of Modern China (1953) (Berkeley: U. of California, 1967).

__________. Confucian China & its Modern Fate: A Trilogy (Berkeley: U. of California, 1958-1965).

Marks, Robert. Tigers, Rice, Silk & Silt: Environment & Economy in Late Imperial South China (Cambridge, 1998).

Mouldere, Frances V. China, Japan & the Modern World Economy (Cambridge, 1977).

Nathan, Carl F. Plague Prevention & Politics in Manchuria, 1910-1931 (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1967).

Nee, Victor & James Peck (eds.) China's Uninterrupted Revolution, from 1840 to the Present (NY: Pantheon, 1975).

O'Connor, Richard. The Spirit Soldiers: A Historical Narrative of the Boxer Rebellion (NY: Putnam, 1973).

Pan, Lynn. Sons of the Yellow Emperor: A History of the Chinese Diaspora (Boston: Little, Brown, 1990).

Pomerantz, Kenneth. The Making of a Hinterland: State, Society & Economy in Inland North China, 1853-1937 (Berkeley: U. of California, 1993).

Ristaino, Marcia Reynders. Port of Last Resort: The Diaspora Communities of Shanghai (Stanford: Stanford, 2001). Jewish & Slavic enclaves, 1900-1950.

Schwartz, Benjamin. In Search of Wealth & Power: Yen Fu & the West (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1964).

__________. China's Cultural Values (Tempe: Arizona State, 1985).

Schwartz, Harry. Tsars, Mandarins & Commissars: A History of Chinese-Russian Relations (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1964).

Spence, Jonathan D. To Change China: Western Advisers in China, 1620-1960 (rev. ed.; Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1980).

__________. God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan (NY, 1997).

Sun Yat-Sen. Memoirs of a Chinese Revolutionary: A Program of National Reconstruction for China (London, 1918; 2nd ed. Taipeh, 1953).

__________. San Min Chu I: The Three Principles of the People (Shanghai: IPR, 1927). Sun's speeches on general principles of Nationalism, Democracy & Livelihood, which had gone through many editions in China before his death in 1925. Basic document of Nationalist movement.

Tan, Chester C. The Boxer Catastrophe (NY, 1955).

Teng, Ssu-yu & John K. Fairbank. China's Response to the West: A Documentary Survey, 1839-1923 (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1954).

Tong, S.Y. The Nien Army & their Guerrilla Warfare, 1851-1868 (Paris, 1961).

Tsin, Michael T.W. Nation, Governance & Modernity in China: Canton, 1900-1927 (Stanford: Stanford, 1999).

Tsou Jung. The Revolutionary Army: A Chinese Nationalist Tract of 1903 (The Hague, 1968).

Wakeman, Frederick Jr. Strangers at the Gate: Social Disorder in South China, 1839-1861 (Berkeley: U. of California, 1966).

__________. The Fall of Imperial China (London, 1975).

Wright, Mary C. The Last Stand of Chinese Conservatism: The Tung Ch'i Restoration, 1862-1874 (Stanford: Stanford, 1957).

__________ (ed.) China in Revolution: The First Phase, 1900-1913 (New Haven: Yale, 1968).

Wu Yu-chang. The Revolution of 1911: A Great Democratic Revolution of China (Beijing, 1962). Maoist interpretation.

Ye, Weili. Seeking Modernity in China's Name: Chinese Students in the US, 1900-1927 (Stanford: Stanford, 2001).

In the Library: Fiction

Buck, Pearl. The Good Earth (NY: John Day, 1931).

Chin, Pa. Family (London: Doubleday, 1987).

Tsukiyama, Gail. Women of the Silk: A Novel (NY: St. Martin's, 1991).

__________. The Language of Threads (NY: St. Martin's, 1999).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

Pan, Lynn with Xue Liyong & Qian Zonghao. Shanghai: A Century of Change in Photographs (Hong Kong: Hai Feng, 1993).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Chine jaune-Chine bleue" [1997], dir. Ahmed Lallem, 112m. From First Run/Icarus.

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