The Modern Chinese State by David ShambaughThe Modern Chinese State by David Shambaugh

The Modern Chinese State

EditorDavid Shambaugh

Paperback | May 8, 2000

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The Modern Chinese State is the first book to examine systematically the evolution of the Chinese state from the late Ming Dynasty of the 17th century, through the Nationalist and Communist party states of the 20th century, and into the 21st century. Leading scholars on modern China carefully assess the internal organization of the Chinese state over time, the ruling parties that have governed it, the foreign and indigenous systems that have served as models for state-building and political development, and the array of concepts that have guided Chinese thinking about the state.
Title:The Modern Chinese StateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:May 8, 2000Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521776031

ISBN - 13:9780521776035


Table of Contents

Introduction: The evolving modern Chinese state David Shambaugh; 1. The late imperial Chinese state H. Lyman Miller; 2. The Chinese state during the Republican era Ramon H. Myers; 3. The post-1949 state in the republic of China on Taiwan Bruce J. Dickson; 4. The Maoist Chinese state Frederick Teiwes; 5. The post-Mao Chinese state David Shambaugh; 6. The Chinese Communist Economic State in Comparative Perspective Jan Pryblya; 7. The Future of the Chinese State Harvey Nelsen.

From Our Editors

David Shambaugh presents the first book to methodically study the Chinese state’s evolution from the 17th century’s late Ming Dynasty through the 20th century’s Nationalist and Communist party states and into the 21st century. Featuring contributions from leading scholars on modern China, The Modern Chinese State evaluates the Chinese state’s internal organization over time; its governing ruling parties; the foreign and native systems that have been models for state-building and political development; as well as the variety of concepts that have directed Chinese thought regarding the state.

Editorial Reviews

"...contributes significantly to our understanding of modern China...also a fitting tribute to Franz Michael, taking the insights and intellectual frameworks he pioneered, advancing them further, and applying them to the political developments experienced in China over the past decade." China Review International