Adams, Ruth (editor).
. New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. A collection of fifteen essays presented at the Chicago China Conference in February, 1966. Topics range from Foreign Policy, the Economy, agriculture to population, science and education and impressions of New China.
China: The People’s Republic, 1949-1976.
Sussex: The Harvester Press Limited, 1979. A French Socialist view of events in China since 1949.
“China: Portrait of Change.” Li
, vol. 3, October, 1980. pp. 104-116. Short essay on thee commingling of the old ways and modernity in China today. Great photography.
Clubb, O. Edmund.
Twentieth Century China
, New York: Columbia University Press, 1963. A history of modern China by a former American diplomat.
Ewing, Ethel E.
East Asian Culture
. Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1969. An excellent text for students.
Gore, Rick. “Journey to China’s Far West.”
, vol. 157, no. 3, March 1980, pp. 292-331. A National Geographic Society Team of scientists describe their trip across North China. Very interesting, great photography.
Lach, Donald F.
China in the Eyes of Europe
, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1968. Examination of some of the earliest European writings on China.
Rowe, David Nelson.
Modern China, A Brief History
. New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1959. A wonderful, concise history of nineteenth and twentieth century China along with some of the major documents of the period.
. New York: Encyclopedia Britannica Press, Inc., 1965. Short paperback for students, especially sections on “China’s Land and People.”
Shanas, Bert. “China Today: An Ancient Land, a Modern Look.”
, Sunday, April 12, 1981. p. C15. Travel editor of
writes about recent trip to Peoples Republic and the many signs of change there.
“Chinese Fictions in the Twentieth Century.”
Manuscript of chapter for book in process of being published. An appraisal of most major fiction about Chinese. Manuscript will be on file in Institute Office.
The Future of China After Mao
. New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. History of China since 1976. Excellent in portraits of major Chinese leaders. First and last chapters good for this unit, rest of book for future unit.