China Program Books

Scholarly studies of China, supported by the China Studies Program, a division of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.

The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom: Rebellion and the Blasphemy of Empire

by Thomas H. Reilly

Tao Yuanming and Manuscript Culture: The Record of a Dusty Table

by Xiaofei Tian

Scenic Spots: Chinese Tourism, the State, and Cultural Authority

by Pal Nyiri

Everyday Modernity in China

edited by Madeleine Yue Dong and Joshua Goldstein

The Story of Han Xiangzi: The Alchemical Adventures of a Daoist Immortal

by Yang Erzeng; Translated and Introduced by Philip Clart

Meng Jiangnu Brings Down the Great Wall: Ten Versions of a Chinese Legend

translated and introduced by Wilt L. Idema

The Interweaving of Rituals: Funerals in the Cultural Exchange between China and Europe

by Nicolas Standaert

Black Tigers: A Grammar of Chinese Rubbings

by Kenneth Starr

Accumulating Culture: The Collections of Emperor Huizong

by Patricia Buckley Ebrey

The Sichuan Frontier and Tibet: Imperial Strategy in the Early Qing

by Yingcong Dai

The Birth of a Republic: Francis Stafford's Photographs of China's 1911 Revolution and Beyond

by Hanchao Lu

Qing Governors and Their Provinces: The Evolution of Territorial Administration in China, 1644-1796

by R. Kent Guy

Treatises of the Supervisor and Guardian of the Cinnamon Sea: The Natural World and Material Culture of Twelfth-Century China

by Fan Chengda; Translated by James M. Hargett

Art by the Book: Painting Manuals and the Leisure Life in Late Ming China

by J. P. Park

Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China: Transforming the Inner Chambers

by Xiaorong Li

Lijiang Stories: Shamans, Taxi Drivers, and Runaway Brides in Reform-Era China

by Emily Chao

Chang'an Avenue and the Modernization of Chinese Architecture

by Shuishan Yu

Letters and Epistolary Culture in Early Medieval China

by Antje Richter

Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic

by Jinghong Zhang

Building a Sacred Mountain: The Buddhist Architecture of China's Mount Wutai

by Wei-Cheng Lin

Verse Going Viral: China's New Media Scenes

by Heather Inwood

Great Qing: Painting in China, 1644-1911

by Claudia Brown

City of Virtues: Nanjing in an Age of Utopian Visions

by Chuck Wooldridge

On Cold Mountain: A Buddhist Reading of the Hanshan Poems

by Paul Rouzer

Forgery and Impersonation in Imperial China: Popular Deceptions and the High Qing State

by Mark McNicholas

State Power in China, 900-1325

edited by Patricia Buckley Ebrey and Paul Jakov Smith