Books by Ross Terrill

Released: April 2, 2003

"A provocative analysis of Asian affairs and world politics."
China is "a civilization pretending to be a nation"—or, put another way: several nations bound by an anachronistic empire in which "Red Emperors" clash with wired hipsters for control of the future. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 1992

"Balanced, thoughtful, and impressive for Terrill's candid criticism of his own approach and for his mastery of the telling detail. (Photos—24 pages b&w; maps—not seen.)"
A riveting account—part history, part personal memoir, part apologia—of four decades of Communist Chinese rule; by longtime China watcher Terrill. Read full book review >