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Recent Publications




  1. Xu Guoqi, 边缘人偶记 [Xu Guoqi's Personal Memoir] (Sichuan People's Publishing House, 2017)

  3. Xu Guoqi, 为文明出征:第一次世界大战期间西线战场的华工故事 [Marching into the Battle for Civilization: Stories of Chinese Workers on the Western Front in the First World War] (China Intercontinental Press, 2017)





  1. Frank Dikötter, The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962-1976 (London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2016)

  3. Robert Peckham, Epidemics in Modern Asia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016)

  5. Xu Guoqi, Asia and the Great War: A Shared History (Oxford University Press, 2016)





  1. Frank Dikötter, The Discourse of Race in Modern China, Revised and Expanded Second Edition (New York: Oxford University Press; London: Hurst, 2015)

  3. David Pomfret, Youth and Empire: Trans-colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia (Stanford University Press, 2015)





  1. Peter Cunich, Old Hong Kong (Hong Kong: FormAsia, 2014)

  3. Oscar Sanchez-Sibony, Red Globalization. The Political Economy of the Soviet Cold War from Stalin to Khrushchev (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014)

  5. Xu Guoqi, Chinese and Americans: A Shared History (Harvard University Press, 2014)

  7. Xu Guoqi, Strangers on the Western Front: Chinese Workers in the Great War (Harvard University Press, February 2011; Chinese edition was published by Shanghai People’s Press, summer 2014)





  1. John M. Carroll, A Concise History of Hong Kong (Rowman and Littlefield, 2007; Hong Kong University Press, 2007). Chinese translation 香港簡史 (Chung Hwa Book Company, 2013)

  3. Frank Dikötter, The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-1957 (London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2013)

  5. David M. Pomfret, Kam Louie and Julia Kuehn, Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China: Community, Culture and Communication (University of British Columbia Press, 2013)

  7. Charles Schencking, The Great Kantō Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013)





  1. Bert Becker, Michael Jebsen 1835-1899: Reeder und Politiker: Eine Biographie [Michael Jebsen 1835-1899: Shipowner and Politician: A Biography] (Kiel: Verlag Ludwig, 2012)

  3. Peter Cunich, A History of the University of Hong Kong, vol. 1, 1911-1945 (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012)





  1. Staci Ford, Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2011)





  1. Frank Dikötter, Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe (London: Bloomsbury; New York: Walker Books, 2010)





  1. Peter Cunich and Lawrence M.W. Chiu, HKU SPACE and Its Alumni: The First Fifty Years (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008)

  3. Frank Dikötter, The Age of Openness: China before Mao (Berkeley: University of California Press; Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008)

  5. Staci Ford, Mabel Cheung Yuen-Ting's An Autumn's Tale (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008)





  1. Bert Becker, Georg Michaelis: Preußischer Beamter, Reichskanzler, Christlicher Reformer 1857-1936. Eine Biographie [Georg Michaelis: Prussian Official, Imperial Chancellor, and Christian Reformer, 1857-1936: A Biography] (Paderborn: Schöningh, 2007)

  3. Frank Dikötter, Exotic Commodities: Modern Objects and Everyday Life in China (New York: Columbia University Press); also published as Things modern: Material culture and everyday life in China (London: Hurst, 2007)

  5. John M. Carroll, Edge of Empires: Chinese Elites and British Colonials in Hong Kong (Harvard University Press, 2005; paperback reprint, Hong Kong University Press, 2007)