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The Search for Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 531
Authors: Pei-kai Cheng, Michael Elliot Lestz, Jonathan D. Spence
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: W. W. Norton
This collection of primary source documents--many translated into English for the first time and available only in this book--gather proclamations, treaties, laws, and other public acts with pieces reflecting everyday life, family, social networks, and culture.
The Search for Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 707
Authors: Jonathan D. Spence
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
The leading textbook by the leading scholar. This text, the classic introduction to modern China for students and general readers, emerged from Spence's highly successful introductory course at Yale, in which he traced the beginnings of modern China to internal developments beginning in the early 17th century. Strong on social
The Creation of Modern China, 18942008
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Iain Robertson Scott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-30 - Publisher: Anthem Press
No country has undergone a greater period of sustained and convulsive change than China in the twentieth century. This is its story, tracing the emergence of a modern China.
Architectural Encounters with Essence and Form in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Peter G. Rowe, Seng Kuan
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: MIT Press
A study of traditional and modernist attitudes toward architecture in China from the 1840s to the present. Built around snatches of discussion overheard in a Beijing design studio, this book explores attitudes toward architecture in China since the opening of the Treaty Ports in the 1840s. Central to the discussion
Museum Representations of Maoist China
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Amy Jane Barnes
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge
The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question accepted notions of how we perceive
Chinese Roundabout
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Jonathan D. Spence
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
"If one has the art, then a piece of celery or salted cabbage can be made into a marvelous delicacy; whereas if one has not the art, not all the greatest delicacies and rarities of land, sea, or sky are of any avail." --a Beijing cook, nineteenth century from Chinese
The Penguin History of Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 816
Authors: Jonathan Fenby
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-29 - Publisher: Penguin UK
'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
Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Gray Tuttle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-04-26 - Publisher: Columbia University Press
Over the past century and with varying degrees of success, China has tried to integrate Tibet into the modern Chinese nation-state. In this groundbreaking work, Gray Tuttle reveals the surprising role Buddhism and Buddhist leaders played in the development of the modern Chinese state and in fostering relations between Tibet
A Million Truths
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Linda Jakobson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-11-06 - Publisher: M. Evans
Income levels have risen sharpley in China during the last two decades. Although just 2% of all Chinese have hot, running water, virtually all households have televisions. This personal, intelligent book addresses these sweeping changes and how they are forming modern China.
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Language: uk
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Authors: Енн Патчетт
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-27 - Publisher: Family Leisure Club
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