Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War

Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War

by Edwin Pak-wah Leung
     
 

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China today remains a divided country, as a result of the Civil War between the Chinese Nationalists and Communists. The Chinese Civil War, has been regarded by many as an important subject in the study of modern Chinese history, as this protracted struggle ultimately led to the Communist victory on the Mainland and the Nationalist government's retreat to the island

Overview

China today remains a divided country, as a result of the Civil War between the Chinese Nationalists and Communists. The Chinese Civil War, has been regarded by many as an important subject in the study of modern Chinese history, as this protracted struggle ultimately led to the Communist victory on the Mainland and the Nationalist government's retreat to the island of Taiwan in 1949. Considered an extremely important turning point in modern Chinese history, the Civil War is also of great international significance. This resource, the first of its kind written in English, details: o Microscopic and macroscopic views of the Chinese Civil War o People o Events o Places o Institutions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810866096
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/16/2002
Series:
Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Edwin Pak-Wah Leung is Professor of Asian Studies and Director of Asian Studies Graduate Program, Seton Hall University, New Jersey. He is also Chairman of the New Jersey Cultural Studies Foundation.

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