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Contemporary China : A History Since 1978, Hardback Book

Contemporary China : A History Since 1978 Hardback

Edited by Yongnian Zheng

Part of the Blackwell History of the Contemporary World series


Using new research and considering a multidisciplinary set of factors, Contemporary China offers a comprehensive exploration of the making of contemporary China. * Provides a unique perspective on China, incorporating newly published materials from within and outside China, in English and Chinese. Discusses both the societal and economic aspects of China s development, and how these factors have affected Chinese elite politics * Includes coverage of recent political scandals such as the dismissal of Bo Xilai and the intrigue surrounding the 18th National Congress elections in late 2012 * Discusses the reasons for and ramifications of the gap that exists between western perceptions of China and China itself


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9780470655795



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