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Publisher Comments:

Beautifully written by a leading scholar in the field, the new edition of The Search for Modern Chinabrings to life the characters and events of China"s turbulent modern history. The narrative is detailed balanced, integrating political and cultural history with social and economic developments. Spence has streamlined and thoroughly updated the text in light of new scholarship and the major new steps China has taken in the last ten years. The Search for Modern China, Second Edition, features a visually striking art program that includes more than 150 illustrations'"many by world-famous photographers'"50 maps, and many helpful tables.

Synopsis:

This collection of primary source documents--many translated into English for the first time and available only in this book--gather proclamations, treaties, laws, and other public acts with pieces reflecting everyday life, family, social networks, and culture.

Synopsis:

Informative headnotes accompany the selections, helping readers with unfamiliar names, places, and events. With a chapter organization mirroring that of , this collection is the perfect supplement, providing a first-hand look at the modern Chinese society.

Synopsis:

A documentary collection.

About the Author

Pei-Kai Cheng is professor of history at City University of Hong Kong.Michael Lestz is professor of history and chairperson of the history department at Trinity College.Jonathan D. Spence is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, where he has taught for thirty years. He has been awarded MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. The Search for Modern China won the Lionel Gelber Award and the Kiriyama Book Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393973723
Subtitle:
A Documentary Collection
With:
Spence, Jonathan D.
With:
Spence, Jonathan D.
Editor:
Cheng, Pei-Kai
Author:
Spence, Jonathan D.
Author:
Cheng, Pei-Kai
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Cheng &. Lestz, &. Lestz
Author:
Lestz, Michael
Author:
All Material Written by Cram101, Materia
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
General
Subject:
China - History - Qing dynasty, 1644-1912
Subject:
China History 20th century Sources.
Subject:
World History - China
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series Volume:
no. 97-114
Publication Date:
19990117
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.2 x 1 in 1.71 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This collection of primary source documents--many translated into English for the first time and available only in this book--gather proclamations, treaties, laws, and other public acts with pieces reflecting everyday life, family, social networks, and culture.
"Synopsis" by , Informative headnotes accompany the selections, helping readers with unfamiliar names, places, and events. With a chapter organization mirroring that of , this collection is the perfect supplement, providing a first-hand look at the modern Chinese society.
"Synopsis" by , A documentary collection.
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