RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 756166718 LA English T1 Politics and society in contemporary China A1 Larus, Elizabeth Freund., PB Lynne Rienner Publishers PP Boulder, Colo. YR 2012 SN 9781588268006 1588268004 9781588268259 158826825X AB "This authoritative text captures the dynamism of Chinese politics and society. Elizabeth Freund Larus begins with a broad sweep of China's modern history--from the imperial era to the present--providing essential context for understanding the current political environment. She then makes sense of the dramatic political, social, and economic changes that have occurred across some six decades. The result is a rich and detailed analysis that is both thought-provoking and accessible, appropriate for students at all levels."--Page 491.