The Rise of Modern China

Paperback | December 15, 1999

byImmanuel C. Y. Hsu

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Now in its sixth edition, this book has been updated to examine the return of Hong Kong in 1997 and the upcoming return of Macao in 1999. Hsu discusses the end of the last vestiges of foreign imperialism in China, as well as China's emergence as a regional and global superpower. U.S.-Chinarivalry and the prospect of unification between China and Taiwan are also considered.

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Now in its sixth edition, this book has been updated to examine the return of Hong Kong in 1997 and the upcoming return of Macao in 1999. Hsu discusses the end of the last vestiges of foreign imperialism in China, as well as China's emergence as a regional and global superpower. U.S.-Chinarivalry and the prospect of unification between...

Immanuel C. Y. Hsu is at University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:December 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195125045

ISBN - 13:9780195125047

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Table of Contents

PrefacesList of MapsA Note on the TextMajor Chronological PeriodsConversion Tables1. A Conceptual Framework of Modern ChinaI. The Persistence of Traditional Institutions, 1600-18002. The Rise and Splendor of the Ch'ing Empire3. Political and Economic Institutions4. Social and Intellectual Conditions5. Foreign Relations6. The Turn of the Dynastic Fortune: From Prosperity to DeclineII. Foreign Aggresion and Domestic Rebellions, 1800-18647. The Canton System of Trade8. The Opium War9. The Second Treaty Settlement10. The Taiping Revolution and the Nien and Moslem RebellionsIII. Self-stregthening in an Age of Accelerated Foreign Imperialism11. The Dynastic Revival and the Self-Stregthening Movement12. Foreign Relations and Court Politics, 1861-8013. Foreign Encroachment in Formosa, Sinkiang, and Annam14. Acceleration of Imperialism: The Japanese Aggression in Korea and the "Partition of China"IV. Reform and Revolution, 1898-191215. The Reform Movement of 189816. The Boxer Uprising, 190017. Reform and Constitutionalism at the End of the Ch'ing Period18. Late Ch'ing Intellectual, Social, and Economic Changes with Special Reference to 1895-191119. The Ch'ing Period in Historical Perspective20. Revolution, Republic, and WarlordismV. Ideological Awakening and the War of Resistance21. The Intellectual Revolution, 1917-2322. National Unification Amidst Ideological Ferment and Anti-imperialistic Agitation23. The Nationalist Government: A Decade of Challenge, 1928-3724. The Sino-Japanese War, 1937-45VI. The Rise of the Chinese People's Republic25. The Civil War, 1945-4926. The People's Republic: It's First Decade27. The Sino-Soviet Split28. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution29. The Fall of Lin Pao and Its Aftermath30. China Rejoins the International Community31. The Nationalist Rule on TaiwanVII. China After Mao: The Search for a New Order32. The Smashing of the Gang of Four33. Teng Hsiao-p'ing and China's New Order34. The Normalization of Relations Between China and the United States35. The Four Modernizations36. The End of the Maoist Age37. Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics38. China In Transition, 1986-88: The Cultural Impact of the Open-Door Policy39. Taiwan's "Economic Miracle" and the Prospect for Unification with Mainland China40. The Violent Crackdown at T'ien-an-men Square, June 3-4, 198941. The Chinese Model of Development: Quasi-capitalism in a Political Dictatorship42. The Rise of CinaAppendix IAppendix IIIllustration CreditsIndex