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Restless empire : China and the world since 1750

Author: Odd Arne Westad
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2012.
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Examines China's role in the world in recent centuries to demonstrate how its past is shaping its future, explaining how Western influences have reinforced traditional Chinese mores while establishing potential partnerships.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Odd Arne Westad
ISBN: 9780465019335 0465019331
OCLC Number: 744287664
Description: ix, 515 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Metamorphosis --
Imperialisms --
Japan --
Republic --
Foreigners --
Abroad --
War --
Communism --
China alone --
China's America --
China's Asia --
Modernities.
Responsibility: Odd Arne Westad.

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A prize-winning historian and expert on Chinese foreign relations examines China's relationship to the outside world for the past 250 years, showing how the past will set the course for China's  Read more...

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John Pomfret, Washington Post "[A] wonderful book... Westad upends, but ever so politely, a slew of misconceptions about China that have been concocted by his academic predecessors both in the West Read more...

 
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