Today on China’s National Day, we highlight books that have made important contributions to China studies. Below are ten books that have earned stellar reviews and should be in all China-studies library collections. Check to see if these titles are in your library. If not, please let your librarian know that there is a 25% discount on publisher-direct orders of all hardcovers* until October 31. The coupon code is SAVE25 and can be used by individuals too (*does not apply to display copies).
Ten Important Books for China Studies
- The Poetics and Politics of Sensuality in China
by Xiaorong Li
- Spatial Imaginaries in Mid-Tang China by Ao Wang
- Insects in Chinese Literature by Wilt L. Idema
- Imperfect Understanding by Christopher Rea
- The Administration of Buddhism in China
by Albert Welter
- Cosmopolitanism in China, 1600–1950
by Minghui Hu and Johan Elverskog, eds.
- China and Beyond in the Mediaeval Period
by Dorothy C. Wong and Gustav Heldt, eds.
- Eroticism and Other Literary Conventions in Chinese Literature by I-Hsien Wu
- Modern Poetry in China by Paul Manfredi
- Gao Xingjian by Gao Xingjian (trans. Mabel Lee)
*See also titles in the Cambria Sinophone World Series.