In the first half of the twentieth century, China moved from a millennium of imperial rule to the Communist Party-led People s Republic of China which remains today. China in Transformation argues that this enormously significant period in Chinese history saw wrenching change throughout Chinese society amounting to a social, cultural and political ...
In the first half of the twentieth century, China moved from a millennium of imperial rule to the Communist Party-led People s Republic of China which remains today. China in Transformation argues that this enormously significant period in Chinese history saw wrenching change throughout Chinese society amounting to a social, cultural and political transformation. This new, fully revised and updated edition takes full advantage of new research and formerly unavailable material to analyse the fascinating processes of revolution, reform, reaction and change in China during the period. Mackerras: . Discusses the wars, occupations and uprisings that marked the period, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Japanese occupation and includes a new chapter on postwar China and the Civil War . Examines nation-building and revolutions, including the successful communist movement that has led to the rise of today s state . Acknowledges the prevalence of poverty and famine in the period but also gives space to the areas in which there was progress: the introduction of mass, secular education, improvements in the status of women, and in a new chapter, details significant developments in culture, literature and theatre Written in an accessible style, with a rich collection of Documents, Chronology, Glossary, a Guide to Further Reading, and a Who s Who summarising the careers and contributions of the main figures, this new edition is essential for all those interested in understanding China s modern history. "
Good. Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, Access cards or other supplementary material.
Good. Used-Good **Expedite for FAST delivery! ** SUPPLEMENTS: ACCESS CODES, CDS, WORKBOOKS (EVEN THOSE NOTED IN THE TITLE OF THE BOOK) ARE NOT GUARANTEED. Expedited shipping 2-4 business days; Standard shipping 7-14 business days. Ships with delivery confirmation.
Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.