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4 Best Chinese History Books

Discover the rich tapestry of Chinese history with our extensive collection of books, offering insights into its ancient civilization and cultural heritage.


Tao Te Ching

by Lao-Tzu, John Minford

4.7 (3066 reviews)

What is Tao Te Ching about?

This ancient philosophical text, translated by John Minford, delves into the teachings of Lao-Tzu, a revered Chinese philosopher. "Tao Te Ching" explores the concept of Tao, the way of nature, and its profound impact on human existence. Through concise verses, it offers insights on living a balanced and harmonious life, emphasizing the importance of simplicity, humility, and the interconnectedness of all things. This timeless book serves as a guide to finding inner peace and understanding the fundamental principles of the universe.

Who should read Tao Te Ching

  • Philosophy enthusiasts seeking ancient wisdom and spiritual enlightenment.

  • Individuals interested in Eastern philosophy and Taoist principles.

  • Readers looking for a profound and thought-provoking philosophical text.


Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

by Amy Chua

4.4 (2589 reviews)

What is Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother about?

In this thought-provoking memoir, a mother shares her unorthodox parenting methods rooted in strict discipline and high expectations. Amy Chua, a self-proclaimed "Tiger Mother," explores the cultural differences between Western and Eastern parenting styles while recounting her own experiences raising her two daughters. With a mix of humor and controversy, she delves into the challenges and rewards of pushing her children to excel academically and musically, offering a unique perspective on the pursuit of success.

Who should read Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

  • Parents seeking insights into strict parenting and cultural differences.

  • Individuals interested in exploring the impact of different parenting styles.

  • Readers curious about the challenges and rewards of raising high-achieving children.


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu

4.4 (167 reviews)

What is The Art of War about?

"The Art of War" is a timeless military strategy book that offers profound insights into the art of warfare. Written by an ancient Chinese military general, this influential text delves into various aspects of warfare, including tactics, leadership, and the importance of understanding one's enemy. With its concise and practical advice, this book has become a go-to guide for military strategists and business leaders alike, providing valuable lessons on how to achieve victory in any competitive situation.

Who should read The Art of War

  • Military strategists and leaders seeking timeless wisdom on warfare.

  • Business executives looking to apply strategic principles to their organizations.

  • History enthusiasts interested in ancient Chinese military philosophy.


Wuhan Diary

by Fang Fang

4.3 (341 reviews)

What is Wuhan Diary about?

"Wuhan Diary: Dispatches From A Quarantined City" is a poignant and intimate account of life during the COVID-19 lockdown in Wuhan, China. Written by Fang Fang, a renowned Chinese author, this book offers a firsthand perspective on the struggles, fears, and resilience of the city's residents. Through her daily journal entries, Fang Fang captures the emotional and physical toll of the pandemic, providing a powerful testament to the human spirit in times of crisis.

Who should read Wuhan Diary

  • Individuals interested in firsthand accounts of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan.

  • Journalists and researchers studying the impact of the pandemic in Wuhan.

  • Readers seeking personal narratives that shed light on resilience and community spirit during challenging times.