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    Last Boat Out of Shanghai

    The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution

    by Helen Zia ...
    Narrated by Nancy Wu ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 13 min

    The dramatic real life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist revolution. Shanghai has historically been China's jewel, its richest, most modern, and westernized city. The bustling metropolis was home to sophisticated intellectuals, entrepreneurs, and a thriving middle class when Mao's proletarian revolution emerged victorious ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Dark Summit

    The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season

    by Nick Heil ...
    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 35 min

    In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall's death was reported around the world, but the next day he was found alive after spending the night on the upper mountain with ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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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

    $43.99 AUD

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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

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Hong Kong Diaries

    by Chris Patten ...
    Narrated by Chris Patten ...

    Unabridged

    25 hours 41 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In June 1992 Chris Patten went to Hong Kong as the last British governor, to try to prepare it not - as other British colonies over the decades - for independence, but for handing back in 1997 to the Chinese, from whom most of its territory had been leased 99 years previously. Over the next five years he kept this diary, which describes in detail how Hong Kong was run as ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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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

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Political Thought of Xi Jinping

    Narrated by Rebecca Lam ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 40 min

    Over the course of the last half dozen years, China's supreme leader Xi Jinping has made extraordinary changes which have profound implications not only for the Chinese people but nations throughout the world. Given how swiftly and fundamentally China's relations with the rest of the world are changing under Xi's rule, it is imperative that we know what Xi Jinping Thought is, how it evolved, and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Ancient China: An Enthralling Overview of Chinese History, Starting from the Settlement at the Yellow River through the Xia, Shang, Zhou, and Qin Dynasties to the Han Dynasty

    by Billy Wellman ...
    Narrated by Jay Herbert ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 22 min

    It has become a common theme in today’s world to talk about the incredible technological and economic development of modern China. However, there are very strong historical roots to the exponential growth of modern China going back thousands and thousands of years.Today, people stand in awe of China’s achievements, such as lifting hundreds of millions of people from poverty or becoming a global ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

    $44.99 AUD

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    Confucius: Philosophy in an Hour

    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 min

    Philosophy for busy people. Listen to a succinct account of the philosophy of Confucius in just one hour.This is the perfect audiobook for people who are on the go and don’t have time to read philosophy books but wish they knew more about certain people and how they influenced history. This is a concise, expert account of Confucious’s life and philosophical ideas – entertainingly written and most ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Qing Dynasty, The

    A Captivating Guide to the History of China's Last Empire Called the Great Qing, Including Events Such as the Fall of Beijing, Opium Wars, and Taiping Rebellion

    Narrated by Jason Zenobia ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 54 min

    If you want to discover the captivating history of the Qing Dynasty, then pay attention...Succeeding the Ming dynasty in 1644, the Qing emperors managed to create one of the largest empires ever to exist in the territories of Asia and the fifth largest empire in the world. The Qing dynasty doubled the size of the Ming territory, but they also more than tripled its population, integrating not just ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    China and the Attack on Canton

    Narrated by Peter Quest ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 40 min

    After Chinese authorities seized the British vessel Arrow, the Brits responded by shelling the city of Canton. This action led to the Second Opium War. The issue was brought forth to British Parliament, and in this memorable speech Richard Cobden asked the men gathered, “what are the grounds of this devastation and warfare which are now being carried on in the Canton River?” The debate over this ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Bend, Not Break

    A Life in Two Worlds

    Narrated by Robin Miles ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    “Bamboo is flexible, bending with the wind but never breaking, capable of adapting to any circumstance. It suggests resilience, meaning that we have the ability to bounce back even from the most difficult times. . . . Your ability to thrive depends, in the end, on your attitude to your life circumstances. Take everything in stride with grace, putting forth energy when it is needed, yet always ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

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    China's Great Wall of Debt

    Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans and the End of the Chinese Miracle

    by Dinny McMahon ...
    Narrated by Dinny McMahon, Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 43 min

    The world has long considered China a juggernaut of economic strength, but since the global financial crisis, the country's economy has ballooned in size, complexity, and risk. Once dominated by four state-owned banks, the nation's financial system is a tangle of shadow banking entities, informal financial institutions, and complex corporate funding arrangements that threaten growth, stability, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    泰山故事(上)

    by 夏照軍 ...
    Narrated by 夏照軍 ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - 泰山故事

    Unabridged

    4 hours 4 min

    【內容簡介】千百年來,作為五岳獨尊的泰山,始終都是歷代君王封禪祭天的聖地。歷代人民創造的一系列輝煌的人文景觀與泰山高大雄偉的自然景觀相結合,形成了泰山特有的崇高形象,也構成了獨特的泰山景觀。正是由於泰山特殊的文化意義,所以關於泰山的傳奇故事也特別豐富。【作者簡介】夏照軍,藝名老夏。近年來專心致力於泰山民間文化研究,成為將泰山故事搜集、整理、研究、播講於一身的泰山故事及民間文化傳播學者。【目錄】1.泰山的由來2.泰山腳下起金鑾3.一隻繡鞋定乾坤4.白鶴泉為什麼沒有水5.萬仙樓裡鎖萬仙6.風月無邊話蟲二7.斗母宮外的精靈8.迴馬嶺前馬不前9.三起三落的步天橋10.玉液泉水泡香茶11.劈雲斬霧雲中劍12.雲木成橋助元君13.等待丈夫的望人松14.震懾君王的飛來石15.遮雨松受封五大夫16.攔住山的愛情... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Chinese Rules: Mao’s Dog, Deng’s Cat, and Five Timeless Lessons for Understanding China

    by Tim Clissold ...
    Narrated by Stephen Critchlow ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 51 min

    From the author of the acclaimed ‘Mr. China’ comes another rollicking adventure story – part memoir, part history, part business imbroglio – that offers valuable lessons to help Westerners win in China.In the twenty-first century, the world has tilted eastwards in its orbit; China grows confident while the West seems mired in doubt. Having lived and worked in China for more than two decades, Tim ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The War of the Running Dogs

    Malaya 1948-1960

    by Noel Barber ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...
    Series series W&N Military

    Unabridged

    11 hours 52 min

    'A splendid, exciting book' Daily Mirror'The story of the first all-out struggle in Asia between Communism and the West, vividly told in an exciting and engrossing book' Sunday ExpressOnly three short years after the end of the Japanese occupation, war came again to Malaya. The Chinese-backed guerrillas called it the War of the Running Dogs - their contemptuous term for those in Malaya who ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Blood Letters

    The Untold Story of Lin Zhao, a Martyr in Mao's China

    by Lian Xi ...
    Narrated by Feodor Chin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    The staggering story of the most important Chinese political dissident of the Mao era, a devout Christian who was imprisoned, tortured, and executed by the regimeBlood Letters tells the astonishing tale of Lin Zhao, a poet and journalist arrested by the authorities in 1960 and executed eight years later, at the height of the Cultural Revolution. The only Chinese citizen known to have openly and ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    中国通史演义【四、隋唐】

    盛世风华:隋唐时代的统一与繁荣

    by 蔡东藩 ...
    Narrated by 石家兴 ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours 41 min

    《中国通史演义》的第四部分带您进入隋唐,一个标志性的盛世。在这个时期,中国不仅实现了政治上的大统一,也达到了文化艺术的高峰。我们从隋朝的开端开始,见证隋文帝和隋炀帝如何统一六合,推行改革,建设大运河,铸就了短暂而辉煌的隋朝。虽然隋朝存在时间不长,但它在中国历史上留下了深刻的烙印。接着,我们转入唐朝的盛世。唐太宗和唐玄宗的时期,是中国历史上的黄金年代。在这个时期,中国的疆域达到了空前的广阔,国力强盛。唐朝的文化影响深远,从诗歌到绘画,从音乐到舞蹈,无不展现出时代的风采。在这一部分,我们还将探索唐朝的都市生活,女性地位的变化,以及对外交往的广泛性。这个时期的中国,对于世界其他地区,特别是东亚和中亚的文化发展产生了巨大影响。此外,我们也不能忽视安史之乱给唐朝带来的冲击,以及随之而来的政治腐败和经济衰退。唐朝的最后几百年,虽然充满了动荡,但在这些挑战中,仍不乏英雄人物和文化佳作。隋唐的篇章 ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Party and the People

    Chinese Politics in the 21st Century

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

    Unabridged

    10 hours 51 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

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Hard Road Out: One Woman’s Escape From North Korea

    Narrated by Rosa Escoda ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 52 min

    The harrowing story of a woman who escaped famine and terror in North Korea, not once but twice.‘A gripping, suspenseful and cathartic memoir that tells a story of pain and perseverance and makes the moral case for asylum.’ David Lammy MPNorth Korea is an open-air prison from which there is no escape. Only a handful of men and women have succeeded.Jihyun Park is one of these rare survivors. Twice ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    中國近世思想史 第5冊

    Narrated by 吳展良 ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 24 min

    本課程從尊重歷史的立場出發。將深入研究歷史上視為最重要的文本所針對的時代問題與中國體制問題,以表現近世思想之歷史真相,從而一改胡適、馮友蘭以降百年來中國思想史過度哲學化的面貌。中國近世思想,係指宋元明清這四個朝代,其思想內容多采多姿,包含各時代整體秩序的建立、人心人性的探索、融合儒釋道的理學、改變歷史的變法思維、對抗專制腐敗的王學、迎接西方又積極復古的明清之際思想、自我意識的提昇、科學考據的萌芽、十九世紀中後期的大變革等等。不僅如此,中國近世思想對於中國現當代有深刻的影響。無論是中國觀念、從家族到國族主義、政教第一思維、社會主義、個體覺醒、博愛平等、新公義觀念等等,均可於近世思想中觀其淵源所自。不瞭解中國近世思想,不可能真正瞭解當代的中國。講者簡介:吳展良臺灣歷史學家,前臺灣大學歷史學系系主任,現任臺大歷史系教授。專長為中國近現代思想史、西洋近現代思想史、宋代學術與思想史。章節:29湛若水 ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Orchestration

    China's Economic Statecraft Across Asia and Europe

    by James Reilly ...
    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 29 min

    The Chinese government has more control over more wealth than any other government in world history. With the Communist Party controlling the "commanding heights" of the world's second-largest economy, China appears ideally structured to pursue economic statecraft, using economic resources to advance its foreign policy goals. Yet as this book shows, domestic complications frequently constrain ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Phoenix Years

    Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China

    Narrated by Caroline McLaughlin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 49 min

    The riveting story of China's rise from economic ruin to global giant in the four decades is illuminated by another, equally fascinating, narrative beneath its surface-the story of the country's emerging artistic avant-garde and the Chinese people's ongoing struggle for freedom of expression. By following the stories of nine contemporary Chinese artists, The Phoenix Years shows how China's rise ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD