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The history of China

Author: David Curtis Wright
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2011.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents an informative introduction to China's past and present, from traditional accounts of its beginnings more than 3,000 years ago to its modern emergence as a first-world nation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, David Curtis, 1960-
History of China.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2011
(DLC) 2011010866
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Curtis Wright
OCLC Number: 763161278
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 329 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Geography, government, population, and early history --
Pre-imperial China : ca. 1122-221 B.C. --
Early imperial China : 221 B.C.-A.D. 589 --
Middle and late imperial China : A.D. 589-ca. 1800 --
The tumultuous nineteenth century : external aggression and internal chaos --
Revolution and republic --
The People's Republic : from first breath to Mao's death --
Deng's China --
China in the 1990s --
The twenty-first century : dealing with a pushy China --
A prosperous and confused island : Taiwan since 1945.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: David Curtis Wright.

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