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    Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom

    China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War

    Narrated by Angela Lin ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 33 min

    Stephen R. Platt is widely respected for his incisive nonfiction, particularly in regard to his knowledge and understanding of China. With Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom, Platt details the absorbing narrative of the Taiping Rebellion, which resulted in the loss of 20 million lives. Occurring in the 1850s, this is the story of a cultural movement characterized by intriguing personages such as ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    China

    An Epic Novel

    Unabridged

    35 hours 10 min

    **'**The unparallelled master of the historical saga returns, this time, with an eye on China. Beginning with the First Opium War in 1839 and continuing through the present day, Rutherfurd tells a sweeping tale that brings to life a nation's history, traditions and the people who lived through it as if by magic' NewsweekThe internationally bestselling author portrays the great clash of East and ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Forgotten Ally

    China’s World War II, 1937–1945

    by Rana Mitter ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 26 min

    Theepic, untold story of China’s devastating eight-year war of resistance againstJapanFor decades a major piece of World War IIhistory has gone virtually unwritten. The war began in China two full yearsbefore Hitler invaded Poland, and China eventually became the fourth greatally, partner to the United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain. Yetits drama of invasion, resistance, slaughter, ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    China in Ten Words

    by Yu Hua ...
    Narrated by Don Hagen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 47 min

    From one of China's most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country's meteoric economic and social transformation. Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular-“people,” “leader,” “reading,” ... Read more

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    Red Flags

    Why Xi’s China Is in Jeopardy

    by George Magnus ...
    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    Will China rule the world or will its dream turn into a nightmare? George Magnus, the trusted economic commentator on China, provides a penetrating account of the threats to China’s continued rise.Over the past four decades, China’s remarkable transformation has garnered admiration but also sparked concern. Magnus draws on his intimate knowledge of this dynamic nation to uncover the origins of its ... Read more

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    The Search for Modern China

    Narrated by Frederick Davidson ...

    Unabridged

    36 hours 49 min

    The history of China is as rich and strange as that of any country on earth. Yet for many, China’s history remains unknown, or known only through the stylized images that generations in the West have cherished or reviled as truth.With his command of character and event––the product of thirty years of research and reflection in the field––Spence dispels those myths in a powerful narrative. Over ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Party and the People

    Chinese Politics in the 21st Century

    by Bruce Dickson ...
    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 30 min

    Since 1949, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has maintained unrivalled control over the country, persisting even in the face of economic calamity, widespread social upheaval, and violence against its own people. Yet the party does not sustain dominance through repressive tactics alone-it pairs this with surprising responsiveness to the public. The Party and the People explores how this paradox ... Read more

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    The Long Game

    China's Grand Strategy and the Displacement of American Power (Bridging the Gap)

    by Rush Doshi ...
    Narrated by Kyle Tait ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours

    In The Long Game, Rush Doshi draws from a rich base of Chinese primary sources, including decades worth of party documents, leaked materials, memoirs by party leaders, and a careful analysis of China's conduct to provide a history of China's grand strategy since the end of the Cold War. Taking listeners behind the Party's closed doors, he uncovers Beijing's long, methodical game to displace ... Read more

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    Gott der Barbaren

    Unabridged

    22 hours 40 min

    Über den Verlust unserer Gewissheiten in chaotischen Zeiten China, Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Eine christliche Aufstandsbewegung überzieht das Kaiserreich mit Terror und Zerstörung. Ein junger deutscher Missionar, der bei der Modernisierung des riesigen Reiches helfen will, reist voller Idealismus nach Nanking, um sich ein Bild von der Rebellion zu machen. Dabei gerät er zwischen die Fronten ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Uighurs, The: The History and Legacy of the Turkic Muslim Minority Group in Asia

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 40 min

    For the most part, the Uighurs are based in East Turkestan, more commonly referred to as the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. This prodigious plot of land boasts a total land area of over 1.665 million km², or 640,000 mi², and is, as China puts it, the largest administrative division in the country. The pro-independence inhabitants of East Turkestan, on the ... Read more

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    Myths and Legends Of Ancient China, The

    Demystifying the gods, goddesses, and mythology of Ancient Chinese society

    by HENRY ROMANO ...
    Narrated by Bill Shanks ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 35 min

    The concept of dualism is well illustrated by the Chinese pantheon. Whether as the result of the co-operation of the yin and the yang or of the final dissolution of P’an Ku, human beings came into existence. To the primitive mind the body and its shadow, an object and its reflection in water, real life and dream life, sensibility and insensibility (as in fainting, etc.), suggest the idea of ... Read more

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    The Souls China

    The Return of Religion After Mao

    by Ian Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 6 min

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today-its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, ... Read more

    $59.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Battle of Shanghai, The: The History and Legacy of the Battle that Started the Second Sino-Japanese War

    Narrated by Jim Johnston ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 54 min

    On October 29, 1937, a large crowd of people gathered on the bank of the Wusong River in Shanghai to watch a spectacle, a life and death struggle unfolding directly in front of them across the river. The crowd was a curious blend of Chinese, European, and American civilians and journalists. Their focus was on the Sihang Warehouse across the river, but it wasn’t the warehouse itself that fascinated ... Read more

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    Maoism

    A Global History

    by Julia Lovell ...
    Narrated by Nancy Wu ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 43 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.*** SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019FINALIST FOR THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDINGSHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZE***'Revelatory and instructive… [a] beautifully written and accessible book’ The TimesFor... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Perfect Police State

    An Undercover Odyssey into China's Terrifying Surveillance Dystopia of the Future

    by Geoffrey Cain ...
    Narrated by Feodor Chin ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 30 min

    A riveting investigation into how a restive region of China became the site of a nightmare Orwellian social experiment—the definitive police state—and the global technology giants that made it possibleBlocked from facts and truth, under constant surveillance, surrounded by a hostile alien police force: Xinjiang’s Uyghur population has become cursed, oppressed, outcast. Most citizens cannot discern ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    In the Dragon's Shadow

    Southeast Asia in the Chinese Century

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 30 min

    A timely look at the impact of China's booming emergence on the countries of Southeast Asia Today, Southeast Asia stands uniquely exposed to the waxing power of the new China. Three of its nations border China and five are directly impacted by its claims over the South China Sea. All dwell in the lengthening shadow of its influence: economic, political, military, and cultural. As China seeks to ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Street of Eternal Happiness

    Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road

    by Rob Schmitz ...
    Narrated by Tim Flavin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 41 min

    Shanghai: a global city in the midst of a renaissance, where dreamers arrive each day to partake in a mad torrent of capital, ideas and opportunity. Rob Schmitz is one of them. He immerses himself in his neighbourhood, forging relationships with ordinary people who see a brighter future in the city's sleek skyline. There's Zhao, whose path from factory floor to shopkeeper is sidetracked by her ... Read more

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    Defending Heaven

    China's Mongol Wars, 1209-1370

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 54 min

    The Defence of Heaven brings together, for the first time in one volume, a complete history of the Jin, Song, and Ming dynasties' wars fought against the Mongols. Lasting nearly two centuries, these wars, fought to defend Chinese civilization against a brutal and unrelenting foe, pitted personal heroics against the inexorable Mongol war machine and involved every part of the Chinese state. The ... Read more

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    China’s Good War

    How World War II Is Shaping a New Nationalism

    by Rana Mitter ...
    Narrated by Dennis Kleinman ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 37 min

    Chinese leaders once tried to suppress memories of their nation’s brutal experience during World War II. Now they celebrate the “victory”—a key foundation of China’s rising nationalism.For most of its history, the People’s Republic of China limited public discussion of the war against Japan. It was an experience of victimization—and one that saw Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek fighting for the same ... Read more

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    Chinese Mythology

    A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Chinese Myths

    by Bernard Hayes ...
    Narrated by Zachary Dylan Brown ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 2 min

    Some of us may be familiar with Chinese mythology, and to others, it’s a complete mystery. The Chinese had a lot of gods and goddesses, and in this ancient, historical country, with all the empires and dynasties, a plethora of legends and stories developed. Listen to Chinese mythology and learn about subtopics such as:The meaning of the Chinese Moon Festival and its background.Lu Xun’s China and a ... Read more

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    China Cuckoo

    How I Lost a Fortune and Found a Life in China

    by Mark Kitto ...
    Narrated by Mark Kitto ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 53 min

    ‘China Cuckoo’ is the charming true story of a witty and eccentric sinophile Englishman and his China tree-change, narrated by the author.Mark Kitto was the first westerner to return and live in Moganshan, a dilapidated, beautiful Chinese mountain village, since the original foreign residents left in 1949.In millennial Shanghai, Kitto was the creator of the ‘That's’ city magazine series, the most ... Read more

    $18.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Emperor's New Road

    China and the Project of the Century

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 25 min

    A prominent authority on China's Belt and Road Initiative reveals the global risks lurking within Beijing's project of the century China's Belt and Road Initiative is the world's most ambitious and misunderstood geoeconomic vision. To carry out President Xi's flagship foreign-policy effort, China promises to spend over one trillion dollars for new ports, railways, fiber-optic cables, power plants, ... Read more

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    Zhuangzi | Chuang Tzu

    The foundation of chinese esoteric thought

    Narrated by Chirag Patel ...
    series Illuminated Ancient Wisdom in Modern English #7

    Unabridged

    12 hours 19 min

    The Chuang Tsu is one of the most important books in Chinese literature and philosophy. It is one of the two foundational texts of Daoism. Also titled Zhuangzi, it is a commentary and extension of the Dao de Jing/Tao Te Ching, in the same way that Mencius' Analects are an exploration of Confucius' thought. Written in around 300BCE during the Warring States period, it is a collection of anecdotes, ... Read more

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    Battle of Sekigahara, The: The History and Legacy of the Battle that Unified Japan under the Tokugawa Shogunate

    Narrated by Bill Hare ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 27 min

    On October 21, 1600, two massive Japanese armies, totaling an estimated 200,000 soldiers armed to the teeth with swords, yari (spears), arrows, muskets and cannons, faced off on a battlefield near the town of Sekigahara. A bitter fight to the death ensued, and the results would determine the course of Japanese history for the next 250 years.On the battlefield was the warlord Ieyasu Tokugawa, a man ... Read more

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