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New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Bin Xu reviews Emily Honig and Xiaojian Zhao's Across the Great Divide: The Sent-Down Youth Movement in Mao's China, 1968-1980 (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2019), with a response from the authors: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/

New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Jay Ke-Schutte reviews Daniel F. Vukovich's Illiberal China: The Ideological Challenge of the People's Republic of China (Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), with a response from the author: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/

EXTENDED DEADLINE - Call for Applications: MA in Modern China Studies, University of Freiburg (Germany)

Call for Applications: MA in Modern China Studies, University of Freiburg (Germany)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for non-EU students has been extended to June 15, 2020.

Further information on 2020 deadlines and submission of documents can be found on the MA program website: https://www.sinologie.uni-freiburg.de/studium-en/masterprogram/maadmission

Recently published article: J.M. Chris Chang, "Paper Affairs: Discipline by the Dossier in a Mao-Era Work Unit"

Hi everyone,

I just read a recently published PRC history article in a journal that was not on my radar screen--in case you haven't seen it yet, I highly recommend this piece:

J. M. Chris Chang, “Paper Affairs: Discipline by the Dossier in a Mao-Era Work Unit,” Administory 4, no. 1 (2019): 125–40.

Sincerely,

Jeremy Brown

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Chris Courtney reviews Christian Sorace's Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017). This review is especially timely as, in his reply, Sorace compares China's response to the 2008 Sichuan earthquake to the current handling of the novel Coronavirus: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Sarah Mellors reviews Mary Augusta Brazelton's Mass Vaccination: Citizens’ Bodies and State Power in Modern China (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019), with a response from the author: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/

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