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Modernization and revolution in China : from the Opium Wars to world power

Author: June M Grasso; Jay P Corrin; Michael Kort
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The drama of China's struggle to modernize unfolds against the backdrop of a proud and enduring history in the new and completely revised edition of this classic text.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: June M Grasso; Jay P Corrin; Michael Kort
ISBN: 0765614464 9780765614469 0765614472 9780765614476
OCLC Number: 54989230
Notes: "An East Gate Book."
Description: xiii, 353 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: The Middle Kingdom --
Patterns of traditional Chinese life --
Imperial breakdown and western invasion --
The new Chinese republic --
Nationalists and communists --
China at war --
Creating the new order: 1949-1957 --
The Great Leap and the bad fall --
The Cultural Revolution --
A second revolution: the reforms of Deng Xiaoping --
The era of Jiang Zemin --
The "fourth generation."
Responsibility: June Grasso, Jay Corrin, and Michael Kort.
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