Yan Changhong, who was born in Wuhan, Hubei province in 1943, was awarded the title Professor and Doctoral Supervisor and once served as the Bureau Chief of History Research Institute. He enjoys special allowance from the State Council. He holds the posts of the vice president and secretary general in Research Institute of the 1911 Revolution, deputy secretary of Research Center of Wuchang 1911 Revolution, associate director in Academic Committee, and the director in Research Institute of Sun Yat-sen, devoting himself to studying the history of 1911 Revolution, the history of Chinese society, local history of Wuhan and so on.
The Spreading of Western Traditions Within China: the Evolution of Social Customs in Modern China, published by Hunan Publishing House in 1991.
The Storm of Commercial Revolution: the Evolution of Customs of Commercial Activities in Modern China, published by Huazhong University of Science & Technology Press in 1997.
A Study on Chinese Drum Culture, co-authored by Yan Changhong and published by Guangxi Publishing House in 1997.
The History of Social Customs in Modern China, published by Zhejiang People’s Publishing House in 1992 and by SMC Publishing INC.in 1998.
The 1911 Revolution and China’s Political Development, published by Huazhong Normal University Press in 2005 and the second edition was published in July, 2011. Yan Changhong is the editor.
The Evolution of China’s Public Life in the 20th Century, published by People’s Publishing House in 2007.
The 1911 Revolution and Chinese Society in the 20th Century, published by Hubei People’s Publishing House in 2008.
Dictionary for the 1911 Revolution (Revised and Illustrated), published by Wuhan Publishing House in 2011. Yan Changhong is the associate editor.
The Science of Historical Data of Chinese Modern History, published by Peking University Press in 2011.
Compilation for Historical Events in the 1911 Revolution, published by Wuhan Publishing House in 2011.