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    • Literature & Literary Studies

      A Brief History of Tang Poetry

      by Li bo

      Covering various poetry schools and poets of Tang Dynasty, and interpreting main themes and literary characteristics of great works with the selected fifty-two Tang poems from fifty-two well-known Tang poets, this book is intended to systematically show you the overall status of the social and cultural life of ancient Chinese and inner world of the spirit in the Tang Dynasty. This book is outstanding both in professionalism and readability with its in-depth explanation and exquisite writing style, and good enough to be an introductory book on poetry, culture, and history of Tang Dynasty.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      July 2017

      Ancient Book lovers in Spring and Autumn Auction

      by Wei Li

      “Du Yu” refers to the book lovers; “Chun Qiu” ,taking its original meaning, refers to the large-scale auction of ancient books in spring and autumn. The book contains the texts of the famous folk collection of famous Chinese writer Wei Li in the past two years (from the autumn of 2014 to the spring of 2016), about 50 articles, including what the authors saw during the major auctions and previews, comments and reviews on the highlights of each auction, as well as the author’s decades of experience in the classification, auction, and collection of ancient books. This book is not only a true record of the ever-changing ancient book auction market, but also a collector’s love for ancient books and traditional culture. Moreover, the book has both experience and fun stories, which can be used as an introductory reading for the latest developments in ancient books and ancient books.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      January 2017

      Asking the Philosophers Questions

      by Guo Zhikun, Chen Xueliang

      The book offers a chance to face with philosophers, which people could easily learn studies of Chinese ancient civilization. It starts with questions about the interesting interpretations of philosophers and establishes the link with philosophers across time and space. 10 books, 1452 pairs of questions and answers(Q&A), 3633 pictures and 1558860 characters put the ten wise men from the dusty history to the front desk, combining popularity, interest and knowledge.

    • December 2018

      China International Import Expo and the New Pattern of Comprehensive Opening Up

      by Zou Lei

      This question-based book is an academic, policy-oriented and narrative work. It not only systematically demonstrates the domestic and abroad background, the process and main contents of China International Import Expo (CIIE), but also in all directions views the exposition as an excellent chance to expand imports, which can bring more opportunities and greater international effects to China. This book provides an access to deeply comprehend China’s vision and actions on making the new pattern of comprehensive opening-up, on building an open world economy and a community with a shared future for mankind.

    • Society & culture: general
      April 2018

      Chinese Legend: History of Pudong Development

      by Xie Guoping

      Chinese Legend: History of Pudong Development consists of 15 chapters, starting from the interpretation of Pudong’s place names. It successively describes the migration of the coastline and the history of Pudong’s land, the development of the salt industry and the prosperity of the Xinchang town, the development of intensive agriculture, the efforts and difficulties of Pudong people going to the sea, the formation of difference between Pudong and Puxi, the Pudong people relying on the Puxi city for development, the modernization of modern Pudong merchants, the cross-strait transportation links of Huangpu River, the development and opening up of the Pudong strategy, the formation of big Pudong administrative district and Pudong’s first conduct and achievements in many respects.

    • Literature & Literary Studies
      August 2017

      Chinese Traditional Virtues in Ancient Poetry

      by Fang Xiaoyi, Rong Mo

      This book is divided into nine units: “caring about the world”, “the benevolent loves others”, “self-improvement”, “respecting the elder and family harmony”, “cherishing friendship”, “learning more and thinking deeply”, “obsessing the hometown”, “living a simple life”, and “natural harmony”. It covers the state, society, family, and interpersonal communication and reflects the spirit of self-improvement in the moral tradition of the Chinese nation, the character of eagerness to learn, the friendship of hometown, the indifference to fame and fortune, and the admiration for nature. Read to cultivate people’s moral character and learn to foster the virtue, hoping that the Chinese virtues infiltrated in ancient poetry can be passed down from generation to generation and touch you and me.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences

      Collected Works of Yang Kuan

      by Yang Kuan

      This book is one of the representative works of Chinese famous historian Yang Kuan. It edited the historical materials on a yearly basis, which was on to the last year of “Zuo Zhuan”, until Qin Dynasty unified the whole country, starting from king Zhending of Zhou (468 BC) and ending in the twenty-sixth year of king Ying Zheng (221 BC). The historical materials of the original distraction, the chronological error, and the true or false confusions, are arranged and compiled for the year, so as to be an orderly and authentic historical document. These historical data focus on the major events of the year, including the rulings of Political Strategists, the rhetoric and the letters. Widely used in all kinds of ancient books and modern-person research results, the material is rich, sophisticated, and has a very high academic value.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      June 2018

      Express Chinese Stories in An International Way: News Communication Case of Zhao Qizheng

      by Jia Shumei

      This book selects more than 60 cases from the speeches, reports, articles and answering questions published by the famous Chinese journalist Zhao Qizheng over the years. It is divided into eight topics, such as “loud out the voice of China”, “new ideas for publicity”, “Communication art innovation” and “news release strategy”. The book reflects the theoretical innovation and practical innovation in the field of external propaganda since China’s reform and opening up. It not only retains the original ecological characteristics of Zhao Qizheng’s external communication case, but also meticulously interprets it from the theoretical level, reflecting the combination of theory and practice.

    • Children's & YA
      May 2018

      Five Thousand Years of Chinese Nation

      by Lin Handa and Cao Yuzhang

      Five Thousand Years of Chinese Nation is a popular history books for teenagers. It has been selling well for more than 30 years and has been widely accepted by generations of readers since its release. The authors told 262 historical stories in chronological order by telling the classic form of history. The book talked from the myths of open space, the legend of drilling wood, the ban and repair of books in Qianlong period to The Dream of Red Mansions written by Cao Xueqin, which covers all aspects of the history of Chinese civilization. The book is meticulously arranged, and the style of writing is smooth and readable.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences

      Global Cities: Past, Present and Future

      by Zhou Zhenhua

      The global city has been the hotspot of academic research for manyyears, but current strategic researches of global cities rely on the generallaw of urban development, which hardly reflect the unique evolutionaryconnotation and trend of global urban development. Due to the lack ofdeep understanding of the global evolutionary ontology of urbanization,these researches tend to neglect the mechanism of global city futuredevelopment , failing to grasp the main lines; due to the lack of systematicunderstanding of the important variables of global city dynamism, thetrend analysis of these strategic studies tends to be discrete , not graspingthe core elements of the global cities; due to the lack of accurate grasp ofthe dynamic process of global city evolution, the vision of these strategicresearch on global cities and its positioning may be more based onimagination, rather than reasonable deduction based on history and logic.In short, existing researches on global cities are essentially a staticcomparative theory, not an evolutionary analysis. The purpose of this bookis to construct the basic framework for the dynamic evolution of globalcities, so as to explain the evolving paths that show global cities come fromwhere and go where, perfecting and deepening the theory of global cities.

    • Literary Fiction
      July 2018

      Hidden Man

      by ZHANG Beihai

      During 1930s, in Beiping, the Japanese forces were eager to make a move, and the anti-Japanese activities had already started. A young swordsman named LI Tianran returned from the US. In order to revenge for the bloody murder of the entire family of his master five years ago, he dived into the Hutongs of this ancient capital and looked for the culprit who was responsible. With his investigation going deeper, Japanese spies, pro-Japanese advocates, wealthy old households, gangsters, social butterflies, foreign journalists…various people representing different interests surfaced and interacted in these complicated situations. Though the life of ordinary people went on as usual, a storm was brewing deep at the heart of this country. Until the gunshot at the Lugou Bridge, everything took a turn and would never be the same…. Jiang Wen's latest epic movie Hidden Man is adapted from this novel.

    • December 2018

      History of Shanghai’s Reform and Opening-up of the Party History

      by Research Office of Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China

      Since the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Shanghai’s economic and social development has constantly achieved new leaps and bounds, with tremendous achievements and remarkable changes. During the magnificent process of reform and opening up, all fronts in Shanghai have emancipated their mind, explored boldly, dared to venture and try, and dared to be the first in the world under the leadership of the municipal party committee and the municipal government. In all areas of reform and opening up, a number of reform cases and innovative figures have emerged, leaving many vivid stories of reform and innovation, which is the historical witness of Shanghai's reform and opening-up. With historical evolution as the clue, historical events and historical figures as the joints, this book concisely narrates in the form of telling story, outlines the development process of Shanghai’s reform and opening up in the past 40 years, especially since the Eighteenth National Congress of the Party, it also records the solid steps of pioneering and enterprising people in Shanghai, and describes the vicissitudes and dramatic changes that stir people's hearts in Shanghai.

    • October 2018

      Let’s Meet Shanghai of Information Office of Shanghai Municipality

      by Information Office of Shanghai Municipality

      Pictures with Shanghai style and feature were handpicked in this album is to show Shanghai's spirit of continuously upgrading of its city's urban level, core competitiveness, which reflect the spirit of reform and opening up. The album is divided into four parts, namely “Humanistic of Shanghai”, “Opportunity of Shanghai”, “Vitality of Shanghai” and “Great Beauty of Shanghai”. “Humanistic of Shanghai” focuses on displaying the humanistic temperament and cultural characteristics of Shanghai, presenting the "Shanghai Culture" brand represented by red culture, Jiangnan culture and Shanghai culture; “Opportunity of Shanghai” focuses on showing five central achievements in the construction of Shanghai, reflecting the pursuit of top-notch and first-class cities by focusing on “Made in Shanghai” and "Shanghai Service" brands; “Vitality of Shanghai” focuses on top international competitions held in Shanghai, showing Shanghai's dynamic appearance of openness and confidence, dynamicity, popularity gathering, and broad market vitality by focusing on "Shanghai Shopping" and emerging formats; “Great Beauty of Shanghai” aims at Shanghai's unique urban landscape, showing clear water, pure land, blue sky and beautiful ecological space.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2018

      New Era, Big Horizons

      by Chen Xueming, Xiao Wei, Zhou Wen, Wu Xinwen etc.

      The report of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China pointed out: “The entry of socialism with Chinese characteristics into a new era is of great significance in the history of the development of the People’s Republic of China and the history of the development of the Chinese nation. It is also of great significance in the history of the development of world socialism and the history of human society.” New Era, Big Horizons written by Chen Xueming, Xiao Wei, Zhou Wen, Wu Xinwen , carried out research on the great significance of socialism with Chinese characteristics entering a new era from four angles: a new era in which the great powers rise from rich to strong, a new era of great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, a new era in which socialism is moving forward, and a new era in the development of human civilization.

    • November 2018

      Reform and Opening up Make Shanghai a Success

      by Zhao Gangyin

      This year marks the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up. It is also an important historical time for Shanghai to push forward reform and opening-up in the new era and on a new journey. General Secretary Jinping Xi pointed out that openness, innovation and tolerance have become the most distinctive character of Shanghai. This character is a vivid portrayal of China's development and progress in the new era. In the past 40 years, Shanghai had achieved its magnificent transformation in the tide of reform and opening up. This book deeply reviews 40 important events with Shanghai characteristics and national influence in the past 40 years, covering every historical stage and field. In the form of storytelling, it combs the background, digs out details and analyses implications, vividly demonstrates Shanghai's magnificent and resounding process of reform and opening up, stereoscopically depicts Shanghai's "open, innovative and inclusive" urban character, and reveals how reform and opening up make Shanghai a success.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2018

      Revolution by Means of Culture: The Late Qing Rebolution and Zhang Taiyan From 1900 to 1911

      by Lin Shaoyang

      This book concentrated on the theory of late Qing Dynasty of Zhang Taiyan which was written by Lin Shaoyang, a Japanese scholar and a professor at the University of Tokyo. The book focuses on the ideological remarks based on Zhang Taiyan from 1900 to 1911, especially the influence of Zhang Taiyan, when he was in Tokyo, he was the flagship of the People’s Daily in the Qing Dynasty as the revolutionary mentor of the Qing Dynasty, and which he was the banner of the Qing Dynasty’s ideological and cultural movement. The book attempts to show readers the possibility of “late Qing Dynasty” as a subject of thought, and then tries to demonstrate the possibility of reinterpreting China’s modernity. In this sense, it is not only the late Qing ideology based on Zhang Taiyan, but also the unique modern Chinese theory that challenges common sense.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      June 2015

      Roaming in Aesthetics

      by Zong Baihua

      The first edition of Roaming in Aesthetics was published in 1981, which was reprinted many times and sold to this day. It is a classic and must-read book for Chinese aesthetics. This print was an illustration collection and was kept in its original form. Only some statement omission was revised, and more than 150 illustrations were added to make the book more embossed, giving readers an immersive aesthetic enjoyment. We missed the figure that was holding a cane and squatting on the shore of Weiming Lake; we tasted the brightness of walking sound. Please go to this aesthetic journey, “walk slowly, appreciate!”

    • June 2018

      Series of Expatiate Upon Chinese History

      by Li Xxueqin, Guo Zhikun etc.

      Series of Expatiate Upon Chinese History are another landmark in historical publications of Shanghai People’s Publishing House after seven years’ efforts since five publishing projects were completed successively.Namely General History of China, General Records of Chinese Culture, History of Chinese Culture Series, Dynastic History of China Series and Subject History of China Series. The series include twelve books, They are History of the Xia Dynasty, History of the Shang Dynasty, History of the Western Zhou Dynasty, History of the Spring and Autumn Period, History of the Warring States Period, History of the Qin and Han Dynasties, History of the Jin, Northern and Southern Dynasties, History of Sui, Tang, Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, History of the Song Dynasty, History of the Yuan Dynasty, History of the Ming Dynasty and History of the Qing Dynasty. There are 200,000 words and over 200 photos per book for detailed explanation and vivid illustration. The series provide an access to the general history of China elaborated by several Chinese scholars of the new era from different perspectives. Therefore, the authentic content, easily comprehensible language and novel viewpoints are prominent features of the series.

    • August 2018

      Six Thousand Years in Shanghai

      by Zhong Fulan

      Six Thousand Years of Shanghai based on the documents of Shanghai chronicles is well-organized in line with the historical development of Shanghai. More than an authoritative, scientific and systematic popular book of Shanghai’s history, it is an eminently readable, informative and illuminating with its vivid illustrations, plain language and multiple genres. Covering a span of six thousand years in the prehistoric, ancient, modern and contemporary periods of Shanghai, this book not only emphasizes the history of revolution, construction, reform and opening-up, but also demonstrates Shanghai’s Two Centenary Goals. It contains systematic descriptions and notable highlights of landmark events, representative people as well as remarkable things.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      February 2018

      The Communists’ Required Courses: Ten Questions of The Communist Manifesto

      by Wang Gonglong

      The Manifesto produced for what? Why did The Manifesto have a strong vitality through time and space? What’s on earth the basic idea of The Manifesto? What are the methodological implications of historical materialism? Why is inevitable demise of the bourgeoisie? Why is capitalism not dying so far? Why is the proletarian victory inevitable? How do you view the great setbacks in socialist experience? What kind of society is “the union of free people”? Is communism a castle in the air? What kind of political organization is the Communist Party? How does the Communist Party of China make itself stronger? How to understand the theory of class struggle in The Manifesto? Is Marx’s theory of class analysis obsolete? How does Marx view world history? Why is the world’s historical development trend irreversible? What are the basic principles of scientific socialism? Why does socialism with Chinese characteristics belong to scientific socialism? Why are there seven prefaces in The Manifesto? Why is the preface very precious?

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