The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Toby Lincoln reviews Wang Di's The Teahouse Under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018): http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/. Unfortunately, Wang Di declined to offer a response, so we had to forgo our usual format for this review.
The PRC History Group is pleased to announce the eight issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Saul Thomas reviews Rebecca Karl's The Magic of Concepts: History and the Economic in Twentieth-Century China (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017), with a response from the author: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/
(Editor's note: this workshop is organized in collaboration with Made in China and touches on the issue of Chinese censorship of academic journals, so it might be relevant to H-PRC members.)
Dear List Members,
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.
We are seeking a fourth panelist for our session on gendered concepts of labor in the P.R.C. for the 2020 AAS conference in Boston next March.
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/
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/
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