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great readings for a lecture in my china business today class this summer

Cabinet

This beautiful Northern Elm Wood, or "Yumu" cabinet features red and gold coloring. In Feng Shui practice, the color Gold represents Wealth while the color Red represents Positive Yang Energy.

Another side of a much-demonized female ruler, last emperor of China: "Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908).. ruled China for decades  &brought a medieval empire into the modem age. At age 16, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s numerous concubines &sexual partners. When he died..Cixi launched a palace coup & made herself the real ruler of China ..." the ancient country attained virtually all the attributes of a modern state: industries…

In this ground-breaking biography, Jung Chang vividly describes how Empress Dowager Cixi fought against monumental obstacles to change China.

Go back a few generations and odds are that your family lived and worked on a farm. We’re going to go back to our roots with USU professors Joyce Kinkead, Evelyn Funda, and Lynne McNeill, authors of “Farm: A Multi-Modal Reader,” which explores what farms, farming, and farmers mean to us as a culture.

New textbook explores the culture, literature of farming

ISD - Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants by David Whitehouse with contributions by William Gudenrath and Karl Hans Wedepohl

Proceedings of the International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East edited by Rolf A. Stucky, Oskar Kaelin and Hans-Peter Mathys

Chinese Business Etiquette: The Practical Pocket Guide by Stefan H. Verstappen. $9.95. Author: Stefan H. Verstappen. Publication: October 1, 2008. Publisher: Stone Bridge Press (October 1, 2008)

Chinese Business Etiquette: The Practical Pocket Guide by Stefan H.

5 Great Books To Read In December

5 Great Books To Read In December

5 Great Books To Read In December! Sorry to have narrowed it down to only 5 books!

Book Review: Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea: Barbara Demick A remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens

A Comrade Lost and Found: A Beijing Story by Jan Wong  Fascinating book! A compelling and fast-paced account of modern China that sparkles with vivid details and an engaging story. Witness the chapter headings: “Mission Impossible,” “You Aren’t Allowed to Call Anyone an Idiot—In English or Chinese,” “Neither of Us Can Handle the Twenty-First Century,” “Seeing Flowers from a Galloping Horse,” “Sex in Da City,” and “Women Hold Up Half the Sky; I Never Thought Their Arms Would Get Tired.”

Best Books for Moms: Families With Children From China

A Comrade Lost and Found: A Beijing Story by Jan Wong Well-written and fascinating account of a journalist trying to find a woman she betrayed during the Cultural Revolution. Interesting details about life in contemporary China

**Nonfiction - Winner** In Age of Ambition, Evan Osnos describes the greatest collision taking place in that country: the clash between the rise of the individual and the Communist Party’s struggle to retain control. Writing with great narrative verve and a keen sense of irony, Osnos follows the moving stories of everyday people and reveals life in the new China to be a battleground between aspiration and authoritarianism, in which only one can prevail.

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China: Evan Osnos. A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation

Book #23 - A Book That's Guaranteed to Bring You Joy (Year of the Dog by Grace Lin)

The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel) Author Grace Lin says that she adored the Laura Ingalls Wilder books when she was young, and she works to bring readers the same sort of feel with tales of her childhood, only with a Chinese-American twist.

Nonfiction

Stalin, The Court of the Red Tsar : Simon Sebag Montefiore

Reading for May 2015: The song remains the same by Allison Winn Scotch

The Song Remains the Same by Allison Winn Scotch - contemporary fiction

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