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The History and Politics of China

Cover: The Politics of Imagining Asia, by Wang Hui, edited by Theodore Huters, from Harvard University Press

The Politics of Imagining Asia

Wang Hui, edited by Theodore Huters

Cover: Mao’s Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China

Mao’s Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China

Edited by Sebastian Heilmann and Elizabeth J. Perry

Cover: Military Culture in Imperial China

Military Culture in Imperial China

Edited by Nicola Di Cosmo

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Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man, by Joshua Bennett, from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press

Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.