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Featured Resources for Xi’an

A Chinese Musical Journey: Xi’an--A Cultural Tour. Naxos Rights International Limited (2007). DVD.
China: Beigjing, Shaghai, Hong Kong & Tibet. Analytical Software, Inc. (2008). DVD.
Mooney, P., C. Maudsley and G. Hatherly (2009). Xi’an, Shaanxi, and the Terracotta Army. New York: Norton.
Schoenfeld, C. (2000).Beijing & Xian, China Pictoral. [Southport, Conn.] : Hugh Lauter Levin Associates.


China News

China Daily: Connecting China Connecting the World (Current news from China, in English)
China Today (Provides links to current China news coverage from the New York Times, CNN, The Economist, and more.)


Additional Rentschler Resources on China

Bardhan, P. (2010). Awakening giants, feet of clay: Assessing the economic rise of China and India.
Benewick, R. and S. Donald (2009). The state of China atlas: Mapping the world’s fastest growing economy. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.
Chin, A. (2008). Confucius: A life of thought and politics. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press.
Cunningham, P. (2009). Tiananmen moon: Inside the Chinese student uprising of 1989. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield.
Davis, D. and E. Trani (2009). Distorted mirrors: Americans and their relations with Russia and China in the 20th century. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.
Dikötter, F. (2010). Mao’s great famine : the history of China’s most devastating catastrophe, 1958-1962.
Dunnell, R. (2010). Chinggis Khan : World conqueror.
Gerth, K. (2010). As China goes, so goes the world : How Chinese consumers are transforming everything.
Gifford, R. (2007). China road: A journey into the future of a rising power. London: Bloomsbury.
Gordon, S. (2008). When Asia was the World. [Cambridge, Mass.]: Da Capo.
Hessler, P. (2006). Oracle bones: A journey between China’s past and present. New York: HarperCollins.
La Fleur, R. (2010). China.
Levy, M. (2011). Kosher Chinese: Living, teaching, and eating with China’s other billion. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
Lewis, M. (2009). China’s cosmopolitan empire: The Tang dynasty. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University.
Lin, Y.-C. J. (2011). Fake stuff: China and the rise of counterfeit goods. New York: Routledge.
Liu, X. (2010). The Silk Road in World History.
Luo, J. (2010). Business and Technology in China. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO.
McCarthy, S. (2009). Communist Multiculturalism: Ethnic revival in southwest China. Seatle: University of Washington Press.
Moskowitz, M. (2010). Cries of joy, songs of sorrow: Chinese pop music and its cultural connotations.
Pakula, H. (2009). The Last Empress : Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the birth of modern China. New York : Simon & Schuster.
Rojas, C. (2010). The Great Wall: A cultural history.
Schafer, E. H. (1967). The vermilion bird; T’ang images of the South. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Serge, M, et al. (2009). China safari: On the trail of Beijing’s expansion into Africa. New York: Nation Books.
Spender, S., & Hockney, D. (1982). China diary. New York: Abrams.
Tang, B., & DiMarco, D. (2011). My Two Chinas: The memoir of a Chinese counterrevolutionary. Amherst, N.Y: Prometheus Books.
Tregear, T. R. (1980). China, a geographical survey. New York: Wiley.
Wasserstrom, J. (2010). China in the 21st century: What everyone needs to know.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press.
Wilen-Daugenti, T. (2007). China for Businesswomen: A strategic guide to travel, negotiating, and cultural differences. Berkely, Calif: Stone Bridge Press.
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China Items Available for Request from University Libraries

Ingham, M. (2007). Hong Kong: A cultural history. Cityscapes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Kitahara, Y. (2003). China remembered: A rare collection of photographs from a forgotten time. New York: Harper Design International.
Lee, L. O.-f. (2008). City between worlds: My Hong Kong. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.
Notar, B. E. (2006). Displacing desire: Travel and popular culture in China. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
Ward, J., & Xu, H. (2001). Xu Xiake (1587-1641): The art of travel writing. Richmond [England]: Curzon.
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