Great Chinese Revolution 1800-1985

Paperback | September 9, 1987

byJohn King Fairbank

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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.

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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.

John K. Fairbank and his wife, Wilma Fairbank, got their first impressions of Chinese life by living in Peking for four years in the early 1930s. In 1936 he began to develop instruction and research on Modern China at Harvard University. During World War II he spent the five years 1941 to 1946 in Washington and in China in government ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.94 inPublished:September 9, 1987Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:006039076X

ISBN - 13:9780060390761

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"A fresh and significant work of synthesis: it is filled with bold generalizations, amusing and poignant juxtapositions, and the constant surprises of watching a senior scholar who knows all his sources but refuses to be type-cast." (Johathan Spence)