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The Long Shadows

A Global Environmental History of the Second World War

Oregon State University Press

The Long Shadows is the first book-length work to offer global perspectives on the environmental history of World War II. Based on long-term research, the selected articles represent the best available studies in different fields and countries. With contributions touching on Europe, America, Asia, and Africa, the book has a truly global approach.

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City of Virtues

Nanjing in an Age of Utopian Visions

University of Washington Press
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God's Little Daughters

Catholic Women in Nineteenth-Century Manchuria

University of Washington Press
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China's Transition to Modernity

The New Classical Vision of Dai Zhen

University of Washington Press
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Empire and Environment in the Making of Manchuria

Edited by Norman Smith
UBC Press

This unique analysis of Manchuria’s environmental history provides an overview of the climatic and imperialist forces that have shaped an area of ongoing geopolitical importance.

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Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness

Political Exile and Re-education in Mao’s China

UBC Press

Through newly accessed labour farm archives and recently uncovered Chinese-language sources, this book brings to life the experience of political exiles in Mao’s China.

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