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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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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:
9781402782176
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,248,981
File size:
24 MB
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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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