The History of Modern China

The History of Modern China

by Zhiyue Bo

Hardcover

$24.95
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, February 21

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422221624
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/2011
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.43(d)
Lexile: 1310L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Overview: A Historic Day 13

2 The Middle Kingdom Humbled by the West 17

3 Self-Strengthening and Other Reform Efforts 27

4 Fall of the Qing and the Struggle for Control 37

5 Triumph of the Communists 49

6 Early Years of the People's Republic of China 63

7 The Hundred Flowers and the Great Leap Forward 75

8 The Cultural Revolution 87

9 Reform and Conflict 105

10 A Rising Power in the 21st Century 121

Chronology 130

Glossary 134

Further Reading 136

Internet Resources 137

Index 138

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews