Daily Productive Sharing 367 - A Book List About China

Daily Productive Sharing 367 - A Book List About China
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Dan Wang is an analyst at a think tank, and every year he writes an annual review, which again devotes a large portion of it to his views on China. His webpage lists his favorite books, including a large number on China, so it is not surprising that he is able to share unique and insightful insights. These books cover a wide range of topics, from ancient to modern China, from biographies to documentary-type works. One can get a very wide range of perspectives on China.

  1. Cumings, The Korean War
  2. Chang, Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China
  3. Yip & McKern, China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation
  4. Kroeber, China’s Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know
  5. Gewirtz, Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China
  6. Brown, CEO China: The Rise of Xi Jinping
  7. Yuk Hui, The Question Concerning Technology in China
  8. Cartledge, A System Apart: Hong Kong’s Political Economy from 1997 Until Now
  9. Mann, Buddenbrooks
  10. Lewis, The Tang Dynasty
  11. Kuhn, The Age of Confucian Rule: The Song Transformation of China
  12. Brook, The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties
  13. Rowe, China’s Last Empire: The Great Qing
  14. Cao, Dream of the Red Chamber
  15. Ball, The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China
  16. Brook, The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China
  17. Vogel, Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
  18. Osnos, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China
  19. Spence, The Search for Modern China
  20. O’Donnell, Wong, and Bach, Learning from Shenzhen
  21. Yan, Leadership and the Rise of Great Powers
  22. Mitter, Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II
  23. Walder, China Under Mao
  24. Sanderson & Forsythe, China’s Superbank
  25. Brady, Marketing Dictatorship: Propaganda and Thought Work in Contemporary China
  26. Meyskens, Mao’s Third Front: The Militarization of Cold War China
  27. Yeo, Varieties of State Regulation: How China Regulates Its Socialist Market Economy
  28. Pieke, Knowing China: A Twenty-First Century Guide
  29. Zhao, Prisoner of the State
  30. Dong, Shanghai: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City
  31. Li, Middle Class Shanghai
  32. von Glahn, The Economic History of China: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century

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Dan Wang 是一位智库的分析师,每年他都会写一篇年度总结,其中又很大的篇幅是介绍他对中国的看法。他的网页上列出了他喜欢的书籍,其中有大量关于中国的书,所以他能分享独到而深入的见解也就不奇怪了。这些书籍的主题广泛,从古代中国到现代中国,从个人传记到纪实类类作品应有尽有。可以从非常多的角度来了解中国。

  1. Cumings, The Korean War
  2. Chang, Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China
  3. Yip & McKern, China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation
  4. Kroeber, China’s Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know
  5. Gewirtz, Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China
  6. Brown, CEO China: The Rise of Xi Jinping
  7. Yuk Hui, The Question Concerning Technology in China
  8. Cartledge, A System Apart: Hong Kong’s Political Economy from 1997 Until Now
  9. Mann, Buddenbrooks
  10. Lewis, The Tang Dynasty
  11. Kuhn, The Age of Confucian Rule: The Song Transformation of China
  12. Brook, The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties
  13. Rowe, China’s Last Empire: The Great Qing
  14. Cao, Dream of the Red Chamber
  15. Ball, The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China
  16. Brook, The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China
  17. Vogel, Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
  18. Osnos, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China
  19. Spence, The Search for Modern China
  20. O’Donnell, Wong, and Bach, Learning from Shenzhen
  21. Yan, Leadership and the Rise of Great Powers
  22. Mitter, Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II
  23. Walder, China Under Mao
  24. Sanderson & Forsythe, China’s Superbank
  25. Brady, Marketing Dictatorship: Propaganda and Thought Work in Contemporary China
  26. Meyskens, Mao’s Third Front: The Militarization of Cold War China
  27. Yeo, Varieties of State Regulation: How China Regulates Its Socialist Market Economy
  28. Pieke, Knowing China: A Twenty-First Century Guide
  29. Zhao, Prisoner of the State
  30. Dong, Shanghai: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City
  31. Li, Middle Class Shanghai
  32. von Glahn, The Economic History of China: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century

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