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Restless empire : China and the world since 1750

Author: Odd Arne Westad
Publisher: London : Bodley Head, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book 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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Odd Arne Westad
ISBN: 9781847921970 1847921973 9781446485101 1446485102 9781847921987 1847921981 9780465019335 0465019331 0465029361 9780465029365
OCLC Number: 794296780
Description: ix, 515 pages : map ; 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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* Restless Empire examines the past 250 years of Chinese history - in particular China's foreign relations - to consider the issues and preoccupations that have haunted the Chinese agenda over the  Read more...

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"Written by one of the most distinguished scholars on China, this book brings clarity and insight into complex historical issues." -- Jung Chang "Thorough, fast-moving, and consistently clear. Read more...

 
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