Kerry Brown has written over twenty books on all aspects of contemporary China. These give an overview of the modern development of China’s politics, society, economics, and history. They have been translated into over 10 languages.

The Great Reversal: Britain, China and the 400 Year Contest for Power

China Through European Eyes

Xi: A Study In Power

China: Polity Histories

A Tale of Five Chinese Cities – 五城记

The Trouble with Taiwan: History, the United States and a Rising China, Zed Books, 2019, with Kalley Wu Tzuhui

“The Future of UK China Relations: The Search for a New Model,” Agenda Publishing, 2019

“The World According to Xi: Everything You Need to Know About the New China” I B Tauris, 2018

China’s Dreams: The Culture of the Chinese Communism and the Secret Source of its Power Polity Press, 2018

“Contemporary China”, Third Edition Palgrave, 2018

China’s World: What Does China Want, I B Tauris, 2017

China and the New Maoists Zed Books, with Simone van Neuwenhuizen, 2016

CEO China: The Rise of Xi Jinping, I B Tauris, 2016

What’s Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Case of the UK and China Penguin, 2015

The New Emperors: Power and the Princelings in China I B Tauris, 2014

Carnival China: China in the Era of Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping Imperial College Press/World Scientific, 2014

Shanghai 2020: The City’s Vision for its Future Beijing Foreign Language Press, 2014 (In Mandarin, English and Russia)

Hu Jintao: China’s Silent Leader World Scientific, 2012

Ballot Box China, Zed Books, 2011

`Cultural Revolution in Inner Mongolia 2006/Struggling Giant 2007/Friends and Enemies 2009’

Edited Books

The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography Volumes 1-4, Berkshire, 2014-2015 Kerry Brown, Editor-in-Chief