Asian History

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Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Democracy

Edited by Bertil Lintner
Silkworm Books

This book follows Burma's pro-democracy movement and Aung San Suu Kyi's prominent leadership role.

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The Art and Alchemy of Chinese Tea

By Daniel Reid; Photographs by Christian Janzen; Foreword by Master Zhongxian Wu
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This beautifully illustrated volume makes the Chinese fine art of drinking Chinese tea accessible to all readers.

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A School in Every Village

Educational Reform in a Northeast China County, 1904-31

UBC Press

Engaging with topics central to scholarly debates on modern China, this book shows that China’s early twentieth-century school system, a product of negotiation and compromise, was more successful than previous scholarship has allowed.

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Intoxicating Manchuria

Alcohol, Opium, and Culture in China's Northeast

UBC Press

Examines how alcohol, opium, and addiction were portrayed in the culture of China’s Northeast during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Merry Laughter and Angry Curses

The Shanghai Tabloid Press, 1897-1911

UBC Press

Merry Laughter and Angry Curses investigates the proliferation of late-Qing-era tabloid journalism and the tabloids’ role in subverting the political and intellectual establishment.

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China’s Terracotta Warriors

The First Emperor’s Legacy

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Presents a panoramic view of the artistic, military, and administrative achievements of the Qin state and empire under the powerful ruler who proclaimed himself First Emperor of China.

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