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13
Dec

Laughter in China

And now for something completely different: introducing the first-ever history of laughter in China! Lauded by legendary Python Eric Idle as “the finest in its field to include a lyric by me,” …

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15
Apr

Interracial Marriage

By Emma Jinhua Teng This guest post is published in advance of the Organization of American Historians conference in St. Louis. UC Press authors share their research and stories that reflect on …

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18
Mar

The Rise of Eco-Cities

By Julie Sze This guest post is published in advance of the American Society for Environmental History conference in Washington, DC. UC Press authors share their research and stories that reflect on …

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20
Dec

Three Kingdoms in Modern Day China

The Chinese literary epic, Three Kingdoms, which will be published in a fifteenth anniversary edition by UC Press this spring, has spurred a growing tourism industry in China, according to the New …

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12
Nov

In Memoriam: Michael Sullivan

Michael Sullivan, the author of five UC Press books on Chinese art, including Art and Artists of Twentieth-Century China, The Meeting of Eastern and Western Art, and Arts of China, has passed …

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19
Feb

New Images from NASA

Image Credit: NASA/Terra – MODIS Air Quality Suffering in China Residents of Beijing and many other cities in China were warned to stay inside in mid-January 2013 as the nation faced one …

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27
Feb

Deeper Context: Eating Bitterness

Have you noticed how far a newscast will go to slap a “local interest” angle on an otherwise perfectly newsworthy international story, as if we couldn’t possibly care about something happening on …

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16
May

A New Telling of the Nanjing Massacre

Lu Chuan’s 2009 film, City of Life and Death, which opened in New York last week, is a fictionalized telling of the Rape of Nanjing. Though the massacre has been downplayed in …

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