AuthorGrasso, June M., 1951-
TitleModernization and revolution in China : from the opium wars to world power / June Grasso, Jay Corrin and Michael Kort
Imprint New York : M.E.Sharpe, 2004
Edition 3rd ed.
Descript xiii, 353 p. : map ; 24 cm


The Middle Kingdom -- Patterns of traditional Chinese life -- Imperial breakdown and western invasion -- The new Chinese republic -- Nationalists and communists -- China at war -- Creating the new order: 1949-1957 -- The Great Leap and the bad fall -- The Cultural Revolution -- A second revolution: the reforms of Deng Xiaoping -- The era of Jiang Zemin -- The "fourth generation."

China -- History -- 19th century China -- History -- 20th century

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