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3 edition of Modern China. found in the catalog.

Modern China.

Cornelia Spencer

Modern China.

by Cornelia Spencer

  • 320 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by John Day Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- 19th century,
    • China -- History -- 20th century,
    • China -- History

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the history of China in the 19th and 20th centuries as civil war, revolution, and invasion prepared the way for a Communist government.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 110.

      StatementDrawings by Elizabeth Hammond.
      SeriesThe Young historian books
      ContributionsHammond, Elizabeth, fl. 1969- illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS755 .S64 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5693603M
      LC Control Number70076131

        Must-read novels and short stories from modern China The China Channel is selling its soul and running a short summer series of listicles: on literature, film and China books. We begin with the fiction, focusing on contemporary fare from the last decades, to better give a feel for modern China through its novels. The list is selective and subjective, and partly determined by what is available.   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.”.

      To understand the burdens and opportunities embedded in China's past there is no better place to start than Jonathan D. Spence's excellent new book. ''The Search for Modern China,'' a comprehensive explanation of four centuries from the decline of the Ming dynasty in through the demise of the democracy movement in June , will enlighten.   The intersection of the lives of the Soong family with Sun Yet-Sen, Chiang Kai-shek (known as Generalissimo), and Mao Ze-dong creates an excellent image of how modern China .

        Check out, The Search for Modern China by Jonathan D. Spence. The book begins at the end of the Ming Dynasty and ends with Tiananmen Square. I . An exciting addition to Scribner's World History program, the Encyclopedia of Modern China is designed for academic and professional users-from advanced high school students and undergraduates to professors, journalists, and business people-as well as public library patrons/5.


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Modern China by Cornelia Spencer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author of "Modern China" definitely knows the topic extremely well. I've found that the content and information is up to date, highly informative, and expertly written.

I'm very discriminating about books concerning China, due to my intense study of China in Grad School recently. This is an excellent book by any by: 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 the the First National Front) to the present.

There are good sections on the activities of Chiang kai-shek, the cultural revolution,the post Cited by:   Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, to the Present Hardcover – J by Jonathan Fenby (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions4/5(10).

There are many great books out there on modern China, and a lot of them are written in Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, Dutch, and many other languages – but for the scope of this particular list, we have chosen just to focus on the books that have come out in the English language.

ON CHINESE MODERN HISTORY. Overall, this is a very informative and accessible book on Modern China that is well suited for the general readership. It is not a dry scholarly work, and it even indulges in imaginative allegories and analyses on an occasion. It is well worth reading for anyone who is interested in what forces have shaped the Modern China/5.

The Search for Modern China is the work everyone recommends on modern Chinese history, written by a prominent academic and sinologist yet aimed at the general public, detailed enough at + pages yet hugely ambitious in dealing with four hundred years' worth of Chinese events. Essentially a political history, the book moreover weaves in Cited by: China's economy is the story of the century, but the country remains difficult for Americans to understand.

These books bridge the : Scott Cendrowski. The book is a revelation about a period in China which seems to be expunged from history in China itself. Modern Chinese history seems to begin with Sun Yat Sen in the s. This was clearly not the case according to the ample evidence of this by:   This book is on the Cultural Revolution and its lingering impact on modern-day China.

It is well articulated, and it provides a great feel for those running China today and for those who oppose. About this journal.

Modern China (MCX), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is an indispensable source of scholarship in history and the social sciences on late-imperial, twentieth-century, and present-day China. For more than 30 years MC has presented scholarship spanning the full sweep of Chinese studies and based on new research or research that is devoted to new interpretations, new.

Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania – This book covers the entire Asia-Pacific region, including China.

It focuses on the people from ancient to modern times, covering history, culture, religion, customs, and more. China: A History by John Keay – Provides an interesting narrative covering China’s past and future.

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’   Her short stories provide a glimpse into a China on the cusp of modernization.

“Chang’s stories are about men and women, especially women, who have no choice but to navigate the treacherous passage from the world of traditional China to the freedoms, ambitions, and dangers of modern life,” the New York Review of Books wrote.

Published for over thirty years, Modern China has been an indispensable source of scholarship in history and the social sciences on late-imperial, twentieth-century, and present-day China presents scholarship based on new research or research that is devoted to new interpretations, new questions, and new answers to old questions.

Spanning the full sweep of Chinese studies of six. This book looks at the transition of modern Chinese society in terms of its culture and literature.

Since the economic reforms and open door policy inthe Chinese society has undergone a drastic transformation. It is headed towards becoming an ultra-modern advanced society and a Author: Geeta Kochhar.

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.

Add in the Trump administration’s attacks, and there’s a renewed importance in trying to understand what’s going on in : Scott Cendrowski. by Lu Xun Let’s go back to the time when the Republic of China was still young, and around the time when China’s Communist Party was founded in Your first book choice is Call to Arms.

It’s the first collection of stories by one of modern China’s most major and influential writers, Lu Xun. Only a book about China could define the modern era in the 17th century.

A grand sweeping history, covering all facets of China. History, economics, politics, military events, society, the arts - /5(13). 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 outdated Qing Empire, China has managed to reinvent itself on an unprecedented scale: from Empire, to Communist state, to hybrid capitalist superpower.

Yet the full implications of China's rapid. Understanding modern China can be a difficult task. China is cut off from the Western world in terms of its pictographic language and its divergent politics, yet China is still a major superpower and world player, with one of the fastest growing economies and the largest population (bn).

“Peraino’s absorbing book covers that tipping-point year,when Mao Zedong’s Chinese Communist Party came to power and things not only changed radically within China, but also for.Modern Chinese - Textbook & Workbook All tags College/University High School Modern Chinese ONLINE Student Materials TEXTBOOK WORKBOOK Featured Price: Low to High Price: High to Low Alphabetically: A-Z Alphabetically: Z-A Oldest to Newest Newest to Oldest Best Selling.