Modern China

Modern China

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by Rana Mitter
     
 

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China today is rife with contradictions: it’s a peasant society with futuristic cities, an ancient civilization striving for a modern identity. This Brief Insight paints a succinct and integrated picture of the country and its history, politics, and culture. Covering a range of topics from China’s economic boom and its record on freedom to

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Overview

China today is rife with contradictions: it’s a peasant society with futuristic cities, an ancient civilization striving for a modern identity. This Brief Insight paints a succinct and integrated picture of the country and its history, politics, and culture. Covering a range of topics from China’s economic boom and its record on freedom to the Beijing Olympics and the position of women in society, Modern China is an indispensable starting point for anyone striving to understand the world’s most populous nation.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402768934
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Series:
A Brief Insight Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

RANA MITTER is a lecturer on the History and Politics of Modern China at Oxford. In addition to authoring several noteworthy books, he also broadcasts regularly on television and radio.

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