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The Penguin history of modern China : the fall and rise of a great power, 1850 to the present

Author: Jonathan Fenby
Publisher: London, England : Penguin Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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In 1859, China was the 'sick man of Asia'. Now it is set to become the most powerful nation on earth. Jonathan Fenby's clear and comprehensive account of China's recent past is now updated to take in the ascendency of Xi Jinping and China's global ambitions. It is the definitive guide to this remarkable transformation--back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Fenby
ISBN: 9780141988450 0141988452
OCLC Number: 1091998691
Notes: Previous edition: 2013.
Description: lii, 795 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1: End of Empire --
Part 2: Revolution and Republic --
Part 3: Wars Without End --
Part 4: The Rule of Mao --
Part 5: The Age of Deng --
Part 6: Jiang Zemin, Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: History of modern China
Responsibility: Jonathan Fenby.

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In 1859, China was the 'sick man of Asia'. Now it is set to become the most powerful nation on earth. Jonathan Fenby's clear and comprehensive account of China's recent past is now updated to take in the ascendency of Xi Jinping and China's global ambitions. It is the definitive guide to this remarkable transformation--back cover.

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