American Studies of Contemporary China

American Studies of Contemporary China

by David L. Shambaugh, Thomas Fingar, Mary Brown Bullock
     
 

Examines the historical evolution of contemporary China studies in the United States, reflecting the growth and maturation of the field since the Communist Party seized power in 1949.

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Examines the historical evolution of contemporary China studies in the United States, reflecting the growth and maturation of the field since the Communist Party seized power in 1949.

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The product of a multiyear project that began with the July 1988 conference "Perspectives on the American Study of Contemporary China," sponsored by the Asia Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center, this volume addresses five principal areas of inquiry: the overall evolution of scholarship on contemporary China; disciplinary surveys of the state of the field in the social sciences and humanities; the professional community of contemporary China specialists in the US; aspects of infrastructural development; and the future challenges to the field. Paper edition (unseen), $22.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563242663
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/1994
Series:
Studies on Contemporary China
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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