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History 8400 (THO) - Seminar in East Asian History

Accessing Resources

If you are unable to access the electronic books or streaming video listed below, please email Emily Smock (

Clicking on any of the links will bring up the catalog record on the library website, those items on reserve will have "Thompson Library Reserve" in the location column followed by how long they check out for.

If the status is "Available" the item is ready to be checked out.

If the status is "Due" followed by a date and time, the item is checked out and due back at the indicated date and time.

If the title of the book is not a link to the catalog record, the item hasn't arrived yet, and it isn't ready to check out.

In order to access these materials, you can check out these books and/or DVDs from the circulation desk of Thompson Library, located on the first floor at the east end of the building.

To check out materials please have a valid photo ID such as your BuckID, Driver's License, or digital BuckID on the OSU mobile app. 

Fines for reserve items can be significant and these items must be returned back to Thompson Library circulation desk (Fine Information Link).

Find out more information about Thompson Library such as today's hours (Thompson Library Link).

Instructor: Christopher Reed

Physical Books or DVDs in Thompson Library

Mandarin ducks and butterflies : popular fiction in early twentieth-century Chinese citiesPN5369.S52 M58 2004

Title Author Call Number # of Copies Loan Period
The autobiography of a Chinese historian : being the preface to a Symposium on ancient Chinese history (Ku shih pien) Gu, Jiegang DS734.9.K8 A31 1931 1 2 hour
Consuming literature : best sellers and the commercialization of literary production in contemporary China Kong, Shuyu Z462 .K66 2005 1 2 hour
Education and popular literacy in Ch'ing China Rawski, Evelyn Sakakida LA1131 .R35 1 2 hour
Going to the people : Chinese intellectuals and folk literature, 1918-1937 Hung, Chang-tai PL2445 .H85 1985 1 2 hour
Gutenberg in Shanghai : Chinese print capitalism, 1876-1937 Reed, Christopher A. Z462.86.S46 R44 2004  c.2 1 2 hour
Mandarin ducks and butterflies : popular fiction in early twentieth-century Chinese cities Link, E. Perry PL2442 .L5 1 2 hour
Media, market, and democracy in China : between the party line and the bottom line Zhao, Yuezhi PN5364 .Z48 1998 1 2 hour
Mediasphere Shanghai : the aesthetics of cultural production Des Forges, Alexander Townsend DS796.S24 D47 2007 1 2 hour
A newspaper for China? : power, identity, and change in Shanghai's news media, 1872-1912 Mittler, Barbara PN5369.S52 M58 2004 1 2 hour
Popular culture in late imperial China Edited by David Johnson, Andrew J. Nathan, Evelyn S. Rawski ; contributors, Judith A. Berling [and others] DS754.14 .P66 1985 1 2 hour
The power of words : literacy and revolution in South China, 1949-95 Peterson, Glen LC157.C5 P48 1997 1 2 hour
Republican lens : gender, visuality, and experience in the early Chinese periodical press Judge, Joan DS774 .J83 2015 1 2 hour
Shanghai modern : the flowering of a new urban culture in China, 1930-1945 Lee, Leo Ou-fan DS796.S25 L43 1999 1 2 hour
The uses of literature : life in the socialist Chinese literary system Link, E. Perry PL2303 .L543 2000 1 2 hour

Electronic Resources

Title Author Call Number Link to Catalog Record