2 edition of Modern China, 1840-1972 found in the catalog.
Modern China, 1840-1972
Andrew J. Nathan
by Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
Written in English
|Statement||(by) Andrew J. Nathan.|
|Series||Michigan papers in Chinese studies -- no. 14|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 95 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||95|
This is the first of the two final volumes of The Cambridge History of China, which describe the efforts of the People's Republic of China to grapple with the problems of adaptation to modern times. Volume 14 deals with the achievements of the economic and human disasters of the new regime's first sixteen years (–65).Author: Susan Xue. Take a look at the Walmart Books Best Sellers section. You'll find modern classics such as Game of Thrones or the Harry Potter books and books that are the basis for movies such as A Wrinkle in Time. This is a good place to start your search for your next book. Books .
Description: Spanning the full sweep of Chinese studies of six centuries, Modern China encourages scholarship that crosses over the old "premodern/modern" and "modern/contemporary" divides. In addition to research articles, Modern China presents periodic symposia on important topics in Chinese studies, critical essays on the state of Chinese studies, in-depth review articles on particular. Course Description: This course deals with the rise of “modern” China, from the late Qing (aka Ch’ing) dynasty () to the People’s Republic (present). It has not been an easy ascent. Over the past century, China has endured extraordinary hardships—the inroads of.
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There are 11 sections to the book the last 9 cover the years (when modern China was deemed to have started with the creation of Modern China the First National Front) to the present. There are good sections on the activities of Chiang kai-shek, the cultural revolution,the post Mao reforms and the current boom years.
A first class reference by: Get this from a library. Modern China, an introduction to sources and research aids. [Andrew J Nathan]. Modern China is an excellent starting point for those like me who know little about the country and why it is the way it is. Jonathan Fenby is evenhanded in his analysis and judgments he makes and therefore is credible for someone approaching the complexities of 1840-1972 book for the first time.4/5(10).
A Pictorial History of Modern China on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. China's transformation in the last few decades has been perhaps the most remarkable -- and most controversial -- development in modern history. Barely a century removed from the struggling and out-dated Qing Empire, China has managed to reinvent itself on an unprecedented scale: from Empire, to Communist state, to hybrid capitalist superpower/5.
Jonathan Spence's monumental page history The Search for Modern China starts in the 17th century, with the change over from the Ming dynasty to the Qing (Manchurian). But about 70% of the book deals with the 20th century -- the republic, the war lords, Chiang and Mao, the /5. After the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, China declares itself a republic in with Sun Yat-sen as the first president.
Sun founds the Nationalist Party, Kuomintang (KMT) and later resigns in favor of Yuan Shihkai. Shihkai attempts to reinstate the monarchy but fails, and.
Half the book is devoted to questioning whether contemporary China's society, economy and culture are "modern". These are meaningless questions, in my opinion, but Mitter's discussions about contemporary Chinese attitudes towards women's rights, eugenics, economic growth, literature, cinema etc.
can be illuminating/5(30). The past hundred years in China have seen almost continuous transformation and upheaval. From Confucianist monarchy to warlordism, from fanatically doctrinaire socialist tyranny to almost doctrineless social-capitalism, China has experienced political, cultural and economic disintegration, reunion, and revolution on an unprecedented scale.
The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as BC, from the Shang dynasty (c. – BC), during the king Wu Ding 's reign, who was mentioned as the twenty-first Shang king by the same. Ancient historical texts such as the Records of the Grand Historian (c. This book is about the Italian traveler Marco Polo, who had stayed in China for 17 years in the 13th century.
Marco Polo wrote his memoir of China in his book, The Travels of Marco Polo, which became the first book that introduced China to the Western world. Course Description: This course explores the historical transformations that have led to the development of modern course opens with an examination of the Qing dynasty, the last major dynasty in Chinese history, and then explores the forces, internal and external, driving China toward a major revolution in the twentieth century.
CONTEMPORARY CHINA: A BOOK LIST. by Lubna Malik and Lynn White. Numbers are noted for many books mainly to facilitate browsing the shelves in Princeton's open stacks. Interlibrary Loan Madame Chiang Kai-shek: Face of Modern China.
Compass Point Books’ Beautifully written by a leading scholar in the field, the new edition of The Search for Modern China brings to life the characters and events of China's turbulent modern history. The narrative is detailed balanced, integrating political and cultural history with social and economic developments.
Spence has streamlined and thoroughly updated the text in light of new scholarship and the major /5(7). Further Reading. The titles that are presented here only represent a vey small fraction of the books that are available on China -- Books in Print lists more than 4, titles about China.
While some of these books are more specialized than others, all of them are accessible to the layman -- some, in fact, are written specifically with a general audience in mind. China: A History is written with the express intent of giving a reasonably concise history of key moments and changes across China.
Just the China: A History by John Keay How can an amateur historian begin to understand a country of which the official Cambridge History (begun in the ’s) is at 16 books /5.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Paul Mason's top 10 books about China Wang, who died inand was modern China's Genet. Haunted by his suffering during the Cultural Revolution, Wang's fiction is.
Author of Modern China,Chinese democracy, The great wall and the empty fortress, China's transition, China's new rulers, China's Crisis, Peking politics. The book tells individual stories that, together, offer an excellent window on China from to Strangely, there is no good English-language biography of Deng Xiaoping.
In its stead, I enjoyed the latter parts of Jonathan Fenby’s “The Penguin History of Modern China.”.For a more in-depth review of modern Chinese history (beginning of the Qing dynasty to the early s), Immanuel C.Y.
Hsu's The Rise of Modern China should be consulted. Hsu's book is particularly useful for its chapter-by-chapter bibliography.