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China: Its History and Culture
     

China: Its History and Culture

by Scott W. Morton
 

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China will be watched closely in the 1990s as it moves toward a market economy while retaining Communist control; as it deals with the repercussions of the Tiananmen Square suppression; as the Republic of China in Taiwan continues to make immense economic strides; and as Hong Kong,a British Crown colony since 1842,nears return to the People's Republic. In this

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China will be watched closely in the 1990s as it moves toward a market economy while retaining Communist control; as it deals with the repercussions of the Tiananmen Square suppression; as the Republic of China in Taiwan continues to make immense economic strides; and as Hong Kong,a British Crown colony since 1842,nears return to the People's Republic. In this edition of his book,Dr. Morton provides illuminating background information and rich insights into these developments. He has also revised the volume throughout,bringing up to date the sections on literature,law,the family,housing,and the role of women. For Westerners—whether students,travelers,or interested readers,there is no better introduction to China,past and present,than this concise yet beautifully written volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070434240
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
3rd ed., 2nd McGraw-Hill pbk. ed
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.61(d)

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