Search For Modern China by Jonathan D SpenceSearch For Modern China by Jonathan D Spence

Search For Modern China

byJonathan D Spence

Paperback | October 30, 2001

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In this widely acclaimed history of modern China, Jonathan Spence achieves a fine blend of narrative richness and efficiency. Praised as "a miracle of readability and scholarly authority," (Jonathan Mirsky) The Search for Modern China offers a matchless introduction to China's history.
Jonathan D. Spence is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, where he has taught for thirty years. He has been awarded MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. The Search for Modern China won the Lionel Gelber Award and the Kiriyama Book Prize.
Title:Search For Modern ChinaFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 30, 2001Publisher:WW Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393307808

ISBN - 13:9780393307801


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Jonathan D. Spence is George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University and author of eight acclaimed books on China. Here he has written a very readable history of this fascinating country. "To understand . . . China's past there is no better place to start than Jonathan D. Spences excellent new book".--The New York Times Book Review front page review. 136 pages of photographs

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Monumental.... History that is always lively, always concrete, always comprehensible. — New York Times

History at its best...all in the vivid, accessible style for which the author is well known. — Washington Post Book World