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Covers over 4 centuries of Chinese history, from the waning days of the once-glorious Ming Dynasty to Deng Xiao-Ping's bloody suppression of the pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square. Through the ideas and emotions of its reformist Confucian scholars, its poets, novelists, artists and its visionary students, we see a culture struggling to define itself as Chinese and modern. Through the actions of the great Qing emperors and the dominant figures of this century - Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-Shek, Zhou Enlai, Deng Xiao ...

The Search for Modern China 2012, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393934519

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The Search for Modern China 2001, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393307801

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The Search for Modern China 1990, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393027082

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The Search for Modern China 1990, Hutchinson, London

ISBN-13: 9780091744724

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