2 edition of The history of modern China found in the catalog.
The history of modern China
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||China : the emerging superpower|
|LC Classifications||DS755 .B63 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781422221624, 9781422221730, 9781422294512|
|LC Control Number||2010047751|
Welcome to the companion website for Visualizing Modern China: Image, History, and Memory, Present, an edited volume of essays designed for instruction in modern Chinese izing Modern China uses image-driven scholarship to further students' understanding of critical historical issues, while simultaneously offering step-by-step guidance in the analysis of visual sources. This book examines modern history of China from the 19th century when China faced with Western expansion of power to the present time. It talks about China's responses to the West, its reformation, political problems, civil wars, the glory of the.
The Han Dynasty ruled China from B.C. to A.D. and was the second imperial dynasty of China. Though tainted by deadly dramas within the royal court, it. Critical Essays Modern Chinese History This is especially true in the twentieth century, a time marked by violent social, political, and economic upheaval in China. During the first decade of the century, Chinese students, merchants, and others who were dissatisfied with Manchu rule began to rebel.
Christian Henriot is professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Lyon. He specializes in the urban and social history of China, as well as the history of Sino-Japanese conflict. He is the co-founder of the European Journal of East Asian Studies and co-editor of History in Images: Pictures and Public Space in Modern China (IEAS, ). In this revisionist history of early modern China, Evelyn Rawski challenges the notion of Chinese history as a linear narrative of dynasties dominated by the Central Plains and Hans Chinese culture from a unique, peripheral by:
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This substantial book is an impressive and detailed history of modern China from the last days of the Qing dynasty in the late 's to the present day () under Hu Jintao and Wen Jibao. It paints a detailed picture of each phase, with periodic references back which contrast and compare each movement with earlier incidents or by: Ancient China Simplified – Written in the early s, this book covers the history of China – from its very beginnings to The history of modern China book, literature, the Chinese calendar, rulers, and more.: This Is China: The First 5, Years – This book is great for teachers, students, and anyone interested in a basic overview of Chinese history.
If you’re planning a trip to China and want to read a. It is the to-go book on China’s modern history that is recommended to every student when first getting into the modern history of China.
Schoppa has a very clear and no-nonsense approach to Chinese history, explaining the importance of crucial events over the past century and how they came to form modern China.
I would recommend watching the documentary "china a century of revolution" before embarking on this book for readers who do not have much background in modern china's history.
The details of the stories while helped one to imagine what it was liked then, at certain times it feels overwhelming especially for chapters on the civil war period/5.
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. A good overview (or introduction) on modern China's history, social, economics and cultures. Of course, it's not an easy task to write about a country as big as china, with years of history. This book will give you a big picture on China struggling with modernity, although there's only so much lost in /5.
A New Literary History of Modern China. Edited by David Der-wei Wang. Featuring over Chinese and non-Chinese contributors, this landmark volume, edited by David Der-wei Wang, explores unconventional forms as well as traditional genres, emphasizes Chinese authors’ influence on foreign writers as well as China’s receptivity to outside literary influences, and offers vibrant contrasting.
Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, to the Present. HarperCollins, Meisner, Maurice. Mao’s China and After: A History of the People’s Republic. The Free Press, “Introduction to China’s Modern History.” Asia for Educators. “Timeline: Chronology of. I recommend this book for you > > > > > China: A Modern History China's transformation in the last few decades has been perhaps the most remarkable - and most controversial - development in modern history.
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Fairbank and the historians Author: Paul A. Cohen. The Penguin History of Modern China by Jonathan Fenby Jonathan Fenby's scholarly volume manages to escape the biggest pitfall of contemporary history writing about China, which is anachronism.
Too. And for China, that’s a history that stretches backs thousands of years. This book from British-American historian Jonathan Spence goes all the way back to the Ming Dynasty of the 17th century, explaining how events that happened generations ago were still being felt in China at the time of publication in The best books on Years of Modern China recommended by Rana Mitter.
In OctoberChina’s last imperial dynasty fell. The legacy of that revolution remains deeply ambiguous in. China: A New History by John Fairbank is universally recommended as the best introductory book on Chinese history.
Even though Dr. Fairbank wrote for undergraduate students, the book is an amazing read for anyone interested in Chinese history.
Chi. Context and Introduction. Being one of the oldest civilizations, China has a long, rich, and diverse history. This module offers twenty weeks of feasting on its most recent past: the history of modern China, which in actuality is still in the grip of its dynastic past, despite countless reforms, revolutions and modernization that started in mid-nineteenth century and were modelled on the West.
This substantial book is an impressive and detailed history of modern China from the last days of the Qing dynasty in the late 's to the present day () under Hu Jintao and Wen Jibao. It paints a detailed picture of each phase, with periodic references back which contrast and compare each movement with earlier incidents or periods/5(49).
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The Cambridge History of China is the largest and most comprehensive history of China in the English language. Planned in the s by the late, distinguished China scholar Professor John K.
Fairbank of Harvard, and Denis Twitchett, Professor Emeritus of Princeton, the series covers the grand scale of Chinese history from the 3rd century BC, to the death of Mao Tse-tung.
The past hundred years in China have seen almost continuous transformation and upheaval. From Confucianist monarchy to warlordism, from fanatically doctrinaire socialist tyranny to almost doctrineless social-capitalism, China has experienced political, cultural and economic disintegration, reunion, and revolution on an unprecedented scale.
The idea of bringing out an edited text book in Hindi on the Modern History of China, was mooted more than a decade ago.
But unfortunately not many people took any interest in it. Hardly anybody was prepared to write in Hindi! Finally, I was asked by some friends to do the job.--to help advise students' course essays, junior papers, policy workshops, and senior theses about contemporary China; --to supplement the required reading lists of courses on "Chinese Development" and "Chinese Politics," for whichFile Size: 1MB.The Internet Modern History Sourcebook is one of series of history primary sourcebooks.
It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern Western Civilization and World Cultures.