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

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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

Introduction to the Series
A Note on Romanization and Pronunciation of Chinese Words
Acknowledgements
Publishers' Acknowledgements
Chronology of Major Events
Maps
Pt. 1China's Past1
1General Introduction3
2Geographical and Historical Background11
Pt. 2China Under the Communist Party17
3China's New Revolutionary Road, 1949-5719
4The Radical Maoist Phase, 1958-7632
5Building Reform-Era China, 1977-8946
6Deepening Reform: China in the 1990s60
7New Society, New Challenges67
8China and the World79
Pt. 3Assessing China's Half-Century Under the CCP85
9Conclusions87
Pt. 4Documents91
Glossary121
Who's Who132
Bibliography136
Index141

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