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Essentials of Modern Chinese History 1800-Present (Rea) (Essentials)by Edwin Pak-wah Leung
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The Concise, Comprehensive Guide to the Modern Chinese Nation
This new single-volume reference on the modern Chinese nation deftly chronicles the broad expanse of Chinese history surveying not only this superpowers complex culture and politics but the numerous societal revolutions that transformed a pre-industrial nation into a superpower. Here is an informative and fascinating account that begins with Imperial China and leads into the Opium War, the Taiping Uprising, the Civil War and the Communist Victory, Maos Socialist Transformation, and many other political, economic and social events critical to understanding modern China. Writing about the most current information gathered from years of study and research, Dr. E. Leung offers a fresh and compelling approach to the history of todays China.
This handy pocket guide is the essential reference for any student or enthusiast of modern China.
Exceptionally comprehensive series in a variety of different fields, from the most basic to the most advanced. Truly a testimony to REA's competence in diverse disciplines
- As their name implies, these concise, thorough study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered.
- A lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals.
- Provide quick, easy access to critical information.
- Helpful when preparing for exams and doing homework.
- Each about 100 pages.
- Trim Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 (14 cm x 21 cm).
- A variety of free display racks is available.
REAs Essentials is an insightful series of practical and informative study guides covering nearly 100 subjects. Our study guide for Modern Chinese History is packed with student-friendly topic reviews that explain everything about modern Chinese history. Its a handy resource when preparing for Chinese History exams or doing homework, and it makes a great textbook companion.
The Essentials of Modern Chinese History is also an invaluable resource for history teachers outlining a course curriculum, writing exams, and developing classroom assignments.
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