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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

Yang, Jisheng

Summary: An account of the famine that killed roughly thirty-six million Chinese during the Great Leap Forward examines how the communist ideologies and collectivization campaigns perpetuated by the country's leaders caused the catastrophe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.8 YAN

Xinran

Summary: Xinran tells of her experiences and travails as a mother and her observation of other women as mothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8743 XIN

Caldwell, Bo.

Summary: "Will Kiehn is an 'ordinary man,' seemingly destined for life as a humble farmer in the Midwest, when, having felt a call from God, he moves to the vast North China Plain in 1906. There he is surprised by love and weds a strong and determined fellow missionary, Katherine, who is also a dedicated nurse. Early in their marriage Will and Katherine find themselves witnesses to the crumbling of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Scorsese, Martin

Summary: Documents Martin Scorsese's experience with the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people while making his film "Kundun."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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

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