GREAT CHINESE REVOLU

GREAT CHINESE REVOLU

by John King Fairbank
ISBN-10:
006039076X
ISBN-13:
9780060390761
Pub. Date:
09/28/1987
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
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Overview

GREAT CHINESE REVOLU

Examines the transformation of Imperial China to Communist China, discusses the social and cultural changes that have occurred, and looks at modern economic development in China.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060390761
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/1987
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 382,776
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Chronologyxii
1Understanding China's Revolution1
Part ILate Imperial China: Growth and Change, 1800-189513
2The Manchu Rulers' Outlook from Peking15
3Some Theoretical Approaches39
4The Growth of Commerce Before the Treaty Period46
5Problems Within Chinese Society63
6The Western Intrusion84
7Efforts at Modernization100
Part IIThe Transformation of the Late Imperial Order, 1895-1911123
8Reform and Reaction125
9The Genesis of the Revolution of 1911141
Part IIIThe Era of the First Chinese Republic, 1912-1949165
10The Early Chinese Republic and Its Problems167
11The New Culture and Sino-Liberal Education182
12The Nationalist Revolution and the First KMT-CCP United Front204
13Nationalists and Communists, 1927-1937217
14The War of Resistance and Civil War, 1937-1949240
Part IVThe Chinese People's Republic, 1949-1985271
15Creating the New State273
16The Great Leap Forward and Its Consequences296
17Mao's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution316
18New Directions: Deng Hsiao-p'ing's Reforms342
19Perspectives361
Anti-Bibliographic note369
AppendixThe Cambridge History of China, Contents, Volume 10-15371
Sources of Quotations377
Index381
Maps
Chinaxiv
Late Imperial China16
Railways of China206
People's Republic of China274

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