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Perspectives on modern China : four anniversaries

Perspectives on modern China : four anniversaries

Author: Kenneth Lieberthal
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1991.
Series: Studies on modern China.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Considers four major events in modern Chinese history in the perspective of the rapid changes that were shaping the Chinese society, economy, polity, and sense of place in the world in the 1980s, a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Lieberthal
ISBN: 0873328140 9780873328142 0873328906 9780873328906
OCLC Number: 23382373
Notes: "An East gate book."
Based on papers from the Four Anniversaries China Conference, held Sept. 10-15, 1989 in Annapolis, Md.
Credits: Based on papers from the Four Anniversaries China Conference, held Sept. 10-15, 1989 in Annapolis, Md.
Description: xiii, 433 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Emperors and the Chinese political system / Alexander Woodside --
The structure of the Chinese economy during the Qing period : some thoughts on the 150th anniversary of the Opium War / Madeleine Zelin --
Models of historical change : the Chinese state and society, 1839-1989 / Frederic Wakeman, Jr. --
The enlightenment mentality and the Chinese intellectual dilemma / Tu Wei-ming --
The May Fourth movement as a historical turning point : ecological exhaustion, militarization, and other causes of China's modern crisis / Lloyd E. Eastman --
The social agenda of May Fourth / Evelyn S. Rawski --
Modernity and its discontents : the cultural agenda of the May Fourth movement / Leo Ou-fan Lee --
The May Fourth era : China's place in the world / Michael H. Hunt --
Powers of state, paradoxes of dominion : China 1949-1979 / Vivienne Shue. The pattern and legacy of economic growth in the Mao era / Barry Naughton --
State and society in the Mao era / Martin King Whyte --
Chinese communism in the era of Mao Zedong, 1949-1976 / Thomas P. Bernstein --
The Deng era's uncertain political legacy / Michel Oksenberg --
The lasting effect of China's economic reforms, 1979-1989 / Dwight H. Perkins --
The renegotiation of Chinese cultural identity in the post-Mao era : an anthropological perspective / James L. Watson --
Reflections on the opening of China / James R. Townsend.
Series Title: Studies on modern China.
Responsibility: Kenneth Lieberthal [and others], editors.


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