Modernization and Revolution in China: From the Opium Wars to the Olympics

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Extensively revised and updated, this popular text conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. Spanning the years from China's humiliating defeat in the Opium Wars to its triumphant hosting of the 2008 summer Olympics, the authors narrate the major developments of that journey: the breakdown of imperial China in the face of Japanese and Western encroachments; Sun-Yatsen and the founding of the Chinese republic; the early struggles between the ideologies and ...

Modernization and Revolution in China: From the Opium Wars to the Olympics 2009, M.E. Sharpe

ISBN-13: 9780765623911

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Modernization and Revolution in China: From the Opium Wars to the Olympics 2009, M.E. Sharpe

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