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Author: C J Shane
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©2003.
Series: History of nations (Greenhaven Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Presents informative essays on nearly thirty topics in the history of China, covering the dynasties, the Revolution of 1911 and following wars, four decades of Communism, and the early twenty-first century.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C J Shane
ISBN: 0737711949 9780737711943 0737711930 9780737711936 0613739493 9780613739498
OCLC Number: 50441312
Description: 237 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Shang and Zhou Dynasties / Ray Huang --
Confucianism and Other Philosophies of the Zhou Dynasty / Library of Congress --
An Assassination Attempt on the Qin Ruler / Sima Qian (Szuma Chien) --
China's Great Dynasties : From the Han to the Qing / Akira Iriye --
The Great Wall of China / Luo Zhewen --
The Opium Wars / John Newsinger --
The Taiping Rebellion / Jacques Gernet --
China Loses Territory to Foreign Powers / J.A. Roberts --
The Qing Emperor Attempts Reform / Ranbir Vohra --
The Boxer Rebellion / Henrietta Harrison --
Sun Yat-sen and the Revolution of 1911 / Leonard H.D. Gordon --
The Warlord Period / David Bonavia --
The New Culture Movement and the May Fourth Movement / R. Keith Schoppa --
Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle Between the Nationalists and Communists / Justus D. Doenecke --
The Rape of Nanjing / Iris Chang --
Establishing a Communist State / Debra E. Soled --
A Critique of Mao's Communist Government / Anonymous --
The Great Leap Forward Results in Famine / Jasper Becker --
Violence in the Cultural Revolution / Lu Xiuyuan --
One Dissident Speaks Out for Democracy / Wei Jingsheng --
Deng Xiaoping Opens China to the World / Roderick MacFarquhar --
The Tiananmen Square Massacre / Jonathan D. Spence --
Evaluating the Chinese Communist Revolution / Maurice Meisner --
Damming the Yangtze River to Meet China's Energy Needs / Sandra Burton --
The Conflict over Tibet / Orville Schell --
The Uighur Independence Movement / Nader Hasan --
Breaking the Impasse on Human Rights / Harry Harding --
China's Relations with the United States / Wang Jisi --
The Struggle for the Fate of Taiwan / David Curtis Wright.
Series Title: History of nations (Greenhaven Press)
Responsibility: C.J. Shane, editor.
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Presents informative essays on nearly thirty topics in the history of China, covering the dynasties, the Revolution of 1911 and following wars, four decades of Communism, and the early twenty-first century.

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