H-PRC is the H-Net presence of the PRC History Group, a network of scholars with interests in the history of the People’s Republic of China.  We define history broadly, to encompass a wide variety of disciplinary approaches, and we understand the history of the PRC to include eras prior to the official change of state power in 1949.

Recent Discussions

New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series (amended)

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The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Coraline Jortay reviews Gina Anne Tam's Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860-1960  (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020) with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Shumeng Han reviews Joshua Eisenman's Red China’s Green Revolution: Technological Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development Under the Commune (New York: Columbia University Press, 2018) with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

Online Lecture: Silencing Shanghai: Language and Identity in Urban China

Book Talk: Silencing Shanghai: Language and Identity in Urban China

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 

5:30-6:45 pm PT

Hybrid (In-person, Cowell 106; Online, Zoom)

This in-person event is open to USF Students, Staff & Faculty ONLY. 

It will be live-streamed for our virtual audience.

Free and open to the public. Registration required.

New Issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Shiqi Lin reviews Harriet Evans's Beijing from Below: Stories of Marginal Lives in the Capital’s Center (Durham: Duke University Press, 2020) with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Brian DeMare reviews Emily Wilcox's Revolutionary Bodies: Chinese Dance and the Socialist Legacy (Oakland: University of California Press, 2019), with a response by the author. http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

New issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce a new issue of the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Mark Lush reviews  Andrew Walder's Agents of Disorder: Inside China’s Cultural Revolution (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019) and Dong Guoqiang and Andrew Walder's A Decade of Upheaval: The Cultural Revolution in Rural China (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2021). http://prchistory.org/the-prc-history-review/ 

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