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The complete idiot's guide to modern China

Author: Vanessa Lide Whitcomb; Michael Benson
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Alpha Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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China has emerged from a long, turbulent history to become a major force in the global community. To know today's China, you have to know its past. This book will show exactly how China has survived - and even thrived - after the end of imperial rule, through the reign of Mao and into the twenty-first century. Contents include: The complete story behind China's shaky relations with Taiwan and its harsh rule in Tibet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Lide Whitcomb; Michael Benson
ISBN: 0028643860 9780028643861
OCLC Number: 50739973
Description: 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Vanessa Lide Whitcomb and Michael Benson.

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China has emerged from a long, turbulent history to become a major force in the global community. To know today's China, you have to know its past. This book will show exactly how China has survived - and even thrived - after the end of imperial rule, through the reign of Mao and into the twenty-first century. Contents include: The complete story behind China's shaky relations with Taiwan and its harsh rule in Tibet and Xinjiang A look at important Chinese cities including Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong A complete rundown of the movers and shakers in China's People's communist Party Critical insights into environmental, health, and welfare issues facing China today.

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