The Penguin History of Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 - 2009

Kobo ebook | May 29, 2008

byJonathan Fenby

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'China's reemergence as a global economic powerhouse has compressed into a single generation an industrial and urban revolution on a scale the world has never seen. Its transformation looks to many foreigners, and to millions of newly prosperous Chinese, like a near-miraculous escape from the agonies of its recent history - late imperial, warlord-republican and Maoist. The great merit of Jonathan Fenby's vivid account of the years since 1850 is to underline how heavily that history still weighs on the present' Rosemary Righter, The Times

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'China's reemergence as a global economic powerhouse has compressed into a single generation an industrial and urban revolution on a scale the world has never seen. Its transformation looks to many foreigners, and to millions of newly prosperous Chinese, like a near-miraculous escape from the agonies of its recent history - late imperi...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 29, 2008Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:014191761X

ISBN - 13:9780141917610

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