H-PRC is the H-Net presence of the PRC History Group, a network of scholars with interests in the history of the People’s Republic of China.  We define history broadly, to encompass a wide variety of disciplinary approaches, and we understand the history of the PRC to include eras prior to the official change of state power in 1949.

Recent Discussions

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Yucong Hao reviews Chenshu Zhou's Cinema Off Screen: Moviegoing in Socialist China (Oakland: University of California Press, 2021), with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

Member Book: China's European Headquarters

Dear list members,

My book China's European Headquarters: Switzerland and China during the Cold War has just been published by Cambridge University Press  in the series Cambridge Studies in the History of the People's Republic of China.

A few years ago I asked on H-PRC if anybody had come accross sources about China and Switzerland or Chinese spy networks in Europe. I acknowledge everybody in the book whose sources I ended up using. Thank you to everyone who replied!

Ariane

(University of Fribourg)

 

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Fan Yang reviews Silvia Lindtner's Prototype Nation: China and the Contested Promise of Innovation (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020), with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Yanjie Huang reviews Covell Meyskens' Mao's Third Front: Cold War China's Militarization (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020) with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Jane Hayward reviews Isabella M. Weber's How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate (Routledge, 2021) with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series (amended)

I am sorry, I am resending this as the previous announcement was missing the link. 

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Coraline Jortay reviews Gina Anne Tam's Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860-1960  (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020) with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

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