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The Resource The Penguin history of modern China : the fall and rise of a great power, 1850-2008, Jonathan Fenby

The Penguin history of modern China : the fall and rise of a great power, 1850-2008, Jonathan Fenby

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The Penguin history of modern China : the fall and rise of a great power, 1850-2008
Title
The Penguin history of modern China
Title remainder
the fall and rise of a great power, 1850-2008
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Fenby
Title variation
History of modern China
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"China has emerged in the last three decades as an economic powerhouse set to play a major global political role, its future posing one of the great questions for the twenty-first century. Understanding how that transformation came about and what China constitutes today means understanding how the past influences the present."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
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Fenby, Jonathan
Dewey number
951.033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
Label
The Penguin history of modern China : the fall and rise of a great power, 1850-2008, Jonathan Fenby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 683-735) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. End of empire -- 1. Sons of Heaven -- 2. Upheavals -- 3. Strength and weakness -- 4. Reform and reaction -- 5. On the ropes -- 6. Final act -- Pt. 2. Revolution and republic -- 7. A very young baby -- 8. Warlords -- 9. Ice and ancient charcoal -- 10. Divided we stand -- Pt. 3. Wars without end -- 11. Enemy of the heart -- 12. Enemy of the skin -- 13. Mao's march -- 14. Total war -- 15. The great retreat -- 16. Tangled alliance -- 17. The last battle -- Pt. 4. The rule of Mao -- 18. The winner -- 19. Plots and plans -- 20. Leaping to disaster -- 21. Famine and retreat -- 22. Demons and monsters -- 23. All-out civil war -- 24. American interlude -- 25. Only heaven knows -- Pt. 5. The age of Deng -- 26. Little peace plays his trumps -- 27. To get rich is no sin -- 28. Gathering storm -- 29. Beijing spring -- 30. Three weeks in May -- 31. Massacre in Beijing -- Pt. 6. Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao -- 32. The new-old generations -- App. Who's who in modern China -- App. The Late-Qing emperors -- App. China's growth 1976-2006 -- App. China's population -- App. Communist Party leaders in the People's Republic -- App. Community Party organization at the centre
Control code
000043195109
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xlvii, 762 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780713998320
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
Label
The Penguin history of modern China : the fall and rise of a great power, 1850-2008, Jonathan Fenby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 683-735) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. End of empire -- 1. Sons of Heaven -- 2. Upheavals -- 3. Strength and weakness -- 4. Reform and reaction -- 5. On the ropes -- 6. Final act -- Pt. 2. Revolution and republic -- 7. A very young baby -- 8. Warlords -- 9. Ice and ancient charcoal -- 10. Divided we stand -- Pt. 3. Wars without end -- 11. Enemy of the heart -- 12. Enemy of the skin -- 13. Mao's march -- 14. Total war -- 15. The great retreat -- 16. Tangled alliance -- 17. The last battle -- Pt. 4. The rule of Mao -- 18. The winner -- 19. Plots and plans -- 20. Leaping to disaster -- 21. Famine and retreat -- 22. Demons and monsters -- 23. All-out civil war -- 24. American interlude -- 25. Only heaven knows -- Pt. 5. The age of Deng -- 26. Little peace plays his trumps -- 27. To get rich is no sin -- 28. Gathering storm -- 29. Beijing spring -- 30. Three weeks in May -- 31. Massacre in Beijing -- Pt. 6. Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao -- 32. The new-old generations -- App. Who's who in modern China -- App. The Late-Qing emperors -- App. China's growth 1976-2006 -- App. China's population -- App. Communist Party leaders in the People's Republic -- App. Community Party organization at the centre
Control code
000043195109
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xlvii, 762 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780713998320
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.

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