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 Made in China Journal

Dear Colleagues, 

apologies for the crossposting, I am circulating the link to the latest issue of Made in Journal Journal https://madeinchinajournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Made-in-China-02-2019.pdf. I admit I have a piece in this issue, but there are also many better essays that might be of interest to PRC history colleagues. 

 

 

New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce the seventh issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Liang Luo reviews Brian DeMare's Mao's Cultural Army. Drama Troupes in China's Rural Revolution (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2015), with a response from the author: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/

New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce the sixth issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. David Ownby reviews Sebastian Veg's Minjian: The Rise of China’s Grassroots Intellectuals (New York:  Columbia University Press, 2019), with a response from the author: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/

Member publication

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the publication of my book Borderland Memories: Searching for Historical Identity in Post-Mao China (Cambridge University Press, 2019); Cambridge Studies in the History of the People’s Republic of China; A Study of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University

 

After the PRC History Group Reception

Thanks to all of you who made it to the PRC History Group Reception at AAS 2019.  Extra special thanks to the sponsors who made the event possible: University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies, University of California San Diego Department of History, University of Pittsburgh Asian Studies Center, University of Arizona Department of History, Michigan State University Department of History. 
See you all next year!

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