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The history of China

Author: David Curtis Wright
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. ; Denver, Colo. ; Oxford : Greenwood, cop. 2011.
Series: The Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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This book 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: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Curtis Wright
ISBN: 9780313377488 0313377480
OCLC Number: 800937642
Description: 1 vol. (XXIV-329 p.) : ill., cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
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 --
Notable people in the history of China --
Chinese dynasties
Series Title: The Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: David Curtis Wright.

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