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China Since 1949 / Edition 1
     

China Since 1949 / Edition 1

by Linda Benson
 

ISBN-10: 0582357225

ISBN-13: 9780582357228

Pub. Date: 10/10/2002

Publisher: Pearson

This new text on the People¿s Republic focuses on its rapid transformation during the past half-century, and the challenges this presents.Written for A-level and undergraduate students without previous background on China, and supported by primary source materials, it provides a coherent narrative of the major events in China¿s recent past, and a

Overview

This new text on the People¿s Republic focuses on its rapid transformation during the past half-century, and the challenges this presents.Written for A-level and undergraduate students without previous background on China, and supported by primary source materials, it provides a coherent narrative of the major events in China¿s recent past, and a balanced account of China¿s on-going transformation as it moves toward a more open society, a market-oriented economy, and an increasing role in international affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582357228
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/10/2002
Series:
Seminar Studies in History Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. A note on romanization and pronunciation of Chinese words. List of figures. Chronology. Who's who. Glossary. Map. Part One: China's Past 1. General Introduction 2. Geographical and Historical Background Part Two: China Under the Communist Party 3. China's New Revolutionary Road, 1949-57 4. The Radical Maoist Phase, 1958-76 5. Building Reform-Era China, 1977-89 6. Deepening Reform: China in the 1990s 7. Challenges in the 1990s 8. Social change after 2000 9. China Under President Hu 10. President Xi and the Chinese Dream 11. China and the World Part 3: Assessing China's Rise Part 4. Documents Further reading. References. Index.

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