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Summary: In Tibet, a once-sovereign nation for thousands of years, much of the country remains under harsh Communist Chinese rule and "patriotic re-education." The surviving Tibetan folk music shapes an endangered people's identity. Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who fled for India at the age of two, returned home to capture the music of his people. He was arrested and sentenced to eighteen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TIB

Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood has travelled the length and breadth of China, the world's oldest civilization and longest lasting state, to tell a thrilling story of intense drama, fabulous creativity, and deep humanity that stretches back thousands of years. After a century and a half of foreign invasion, civil war, and revolution, China has once again returned to center stage as a global superpower and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 951 WOO

Dapiran, Antony

Summary: Through the long, hot summer of 2019, Hong Kong burned. Anti-government protests, sparked by a government proposal to introduce a controversial extradition law, grew into a pro-democracy movement that engulfed the city for months. Protesters fought street battles with police, and the unrest brought the People's Liberation Army to the very doorstep of Hong Kong. Driven primarily by students and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribe Publications 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 322.4 DAP

Xi, Jinping

Summary: "The book is a compilation of Xi Jinping's major works from November 15, 2012 to June 13, 2014. It includes speeches, talks, interviews, instructions, and correspondence. The 79 pieces are arranged in 18 chapters, and notes are added to help readers understand China's social system, history and culture."--Publisher's note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foreign Languages Press Co. Ltd. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 XI

Paulson, Henry M.

Summary: "Henry M. Paulson, Jr., former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and CEO of Goldman Sachs, delivers a behind-the-scenes account of China's rise as an economic superpower. When Hu Jintao, China's then vice president, came to visit the New York Stock Exchange and Ground Zero in 2002, he asked Hank Paulson to be his guide. It was a testament to the pivotal role that Goldman Sachs played in helping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 PAU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.951 PAU

Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHI

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