Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson has been awarded a 2020–2021 Public Scholar grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to write a book on underground history in China. (November 2020)

The historian Xu Jilin, Shanghai, 1995

The Flowers Blooming in the Dark

Voices from the Chinese Century: Public Intellectual Debate from Contemporary China

edited by Timothy Cheek, David Ownby, and Joshua A. Fogel

Rethinking China’s Rise: A Liberal Critique

by Xu Jilin, translated from the Chinese and edited by David Ownby

Minjian: The Rise of China’s Grassroots Intellectuals

by Sebastian Veg

March 26, 2020 issue

Daoist practitioners meditating in a cave in Jinhua, Zhejiang province, China, 2011

In Search of the True Dao

Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

by David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler

China’s Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

by James Miller

Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto

by Bryan W. Van Norden

November 8, 2018 issue

‘Lin Zhao Behind Bars’; painting by Hu Jie, 2007

Breaking Eggs Against a Rock

Blood Letters: The Untold Story of Lin Zhao, a Martyr in Mao’s China

by Lian Xi

Censored: Distraction and Diversion Inside China’s Great Firewall

by Margaret E. Roberts

September 27, 2018 issue

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