Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 June 2016

384 Pages | 142 colour halftones; 10 maps


ISBN: 9780199683758

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China

Edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

Oxford Illustrated History

  • The history of modern China, from the rise of the Qing Dynasty 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 on the verge of what promises to be the 'Chinese century'

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