Resources for the study of the
People's Republic of China
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- China to Hold Expo of Digital Info for
- Xinhua, 10 May 2002. China will hold its first exhibition of
digital info-service for the public and related technology
in Beijing. The aim of the exhibition is to upgrade
cooperation and exchanges in the field and serve as a market
survey for future bids for the construction of the China
- Magellan Map of the People's Republic of
- A general political map of China from 1997.
- Undergraduate Readings on Chinese Women
- A dialog on the H-Asia list, July 1998. Essays suitable
for undergraduate reading that would address the status of
women in China, tracing changes since the period of heavy
Western contact in the 19th century.
- Books on Mao's thought
- A dialog from the H-Asia list, October 1998. A request
for readings suited to an upper-division undergraduate course
in the history of Chinese thought.
- Review of Kathleen L. Lodwick, Review of Ding Yizhuang, Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Chulan 1953-1968 (A History of
the Chinese Rusticated Youths: the Early Ripples
- Reviewed for H-List by Jerome Chen, firstname.lastname@example.org, York
University. As if to disagree with these two solidly
researched, carefully footnoted, and lucidly narrated
volumes, the PRC decided to commemorate the 30th anniversary
of the rustication of its best educated youth last year by
publishing reams of reminiscences.
- Review of Iris Chang, The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust
of World War II
- Reviewed for H-Asia by Robert Entenmann, St. Olaf
College. The Rape of Nanking refers to the wholescale murder
of nearly 200,000 Chinese prisoners of war and civilians by
Japanese troops occupying Nanking, as Japanese discipline
collapsed. This book acclaimed because of her account of the
massacre, a vivid and gut-wrenching narration, although
as history, the book seriously flawed.