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Published: 27 April 2022

512 Pages | 10 maps

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192895202

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The Oxford History of Modern China

Edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

Oxford Histories

  • The history of modern China, from the rise of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) through to the 21st century
  • A period of dramatic shifts and surprising transformations, from Taiping to Tiananmen and beyond
  • The most ambitious effort to date to grapple with the broad sweep of Chinese history, from the origins of modern China to the dramatic events of the last few years
  • Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand this rising superpower in what promises to be the 'Chinese century'

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter on the Xi Jinping Era of Chinese Politics written by Diana Fu and Emile Dirks