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China: Beijing, 1850-Present

(see also China, China: Revolution & Anti-Japanese War, China: Maoist Regime & China since 1980)

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On the Web: Articles

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In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

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

Hung, Wu. Remaking Beijing: Tienanmen Square & the Creation of a Political Space (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 2005).

In the Library: Fiction

Barnett, Raymond James. Jade & Fire (NY: Random House, 1987). Beijing during Civil War, 1945-49.

Chun, Sue. Beijing Doll (London: Abacus, 2004). Contemporary teenage life.

Eden, Dorothy. The Time of the Dragon (NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1975). Beijing during Boxer Rebellion (1900).

Gambone, Philip. Beijing: A Novel (Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 2003).

Hong, Ying. Summer of Betrayal: A Novel (trans. Martha Avery; NY: Grove, 1997). Tienanmen Square incident.

Liu, Heng. Black Snow: A Novel of the Beijing Demimonde (trans. Howard Goldblatt; NY: Atlantic Monthly, 1993).

Lowe, H.Y. The Adventures of Wu: The Life Cycle of a Peking Man [1940-41] (Princeton NJ: Princeton U., 1983). City life in 1920s & 30s.

Mones, Nicole. A Cup of Light (NY: Delacorte, 2002).

See, Lisa. Flower Net (NY: Harper, 1998). Political detective story.

She, Lao or Lau Shaw [S.Y. Shu]. Rickshaw Boy (trans. Evan King; NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1945).

__________. The Yellow Storm (trans. Ida Pruitt; NY: Harcourt & Brace, 1951). City life during World War II.

Shuo, Wang. Playing for Thrills: A Mystery (trans. Howard Goldblatt; NY: Penguin, 1998).

Starrett, Victor. Murder in Peking (NY: Lantern, 1946).

Topping, Seymour. The Peking Letter: A Novel of the Chinese Civil War (NY: Public Affairs, 1999).

Wang, Annie. Lili: A Novel (NY: Pantheon, 2001). Tienanmen Square incident.

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