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Modern China

Author: Xiaobing Li
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2016.
Series: Understanding modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Providing an indispensable resource for students, educators, businessmen, and officials investigating the transformative experience of modern China, this book provides a comprehensive summary of the culture, institutions, traditions, and international relations that have shaped today's China. -- Covers contemporary Chinese politics, economy, geography, law, education, culture, and history, providing readers with a  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xiaobing Li
ISBN: 9781610696258 1610696255
OCLC Number: 900016620
Description: xxiv, 419 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Geography --
History --
Government and politics --
Economy --
Religion and thought --
Social class and ethnicity --
Gender, marriage, and sexuality --
Education --
Language --
Etiquette --
Literature and drama --
Art and architecture --
Music and dance --
Food --
Leisure and sports --
Media and popular culture --
Appendix A: A day in the life --
Appendix B: Glossary of key terms --
Appendix C: Facts and figures --
Appendix D: Holidays.
Series Title: Understanding modern nations.
Responsibility: Xiaobing Li.

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"[T]his is a solid introduction to China in the modern context. Summing Up: Recommended. Undergraduates and other beginning students; general readers." - Choice "It is refreshing to see a work that Read more...

 
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