All Books By Jonathan D. Spence

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  1. Book ImageThe Chan's Great Continent

    "Like everything else written by Jonathan Spence, The Chan's Great Continent is an absolute must-read for anyone interested in China. Spence is one of the greatest Sinologists of our time, and his work is both authoritative and highly readable." —Los Angeles Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book ImageChinese Roundabout

    “If one has the art, then a piece of celery or salted cabbage can be made into a marvelous delicacy; whereas if one has not the art, not all the greatest delicacies and rarities of land, sea, or sky are of any avail.” —a Beijing cook, nineteenth century from Chinese RoundaboutMore

  3. Book ImageGod's Chinese Son

    "A magnificent tapestry . . . a story that reaches beyond China into our world and time: a story of faith, hope, passion, and a fatal grandiosity."--Washington Post Book WorldMore

  4. Book ImageThe Search for Modern China

    The leading textbook by the leading scholar.More

  5. Book ImageThe Search for Modern China

    "A remarkable achievement...vivid...fluent, graceful.... A publishing event."—Boston GlobeMore

  6. Book ImageThe Search for Modern China

    The most widely used primary-source reader for the modern China course, thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the new edition of Spence, The Search for Modern China.More