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Patterns of Modern Chinese History

£28.99

Charles Desnoyers

9780199946457
Paperback
April 2016

Patterns of Modern Chinese History offers a broad narrative of the period starting with the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) to the present. Providing in-depth coverage of modern Chinese history, this introductory yet detailed text utilizes proven pedagogical features and a fluid narrative to examine large patterns and their origins, interactions, and adaptations. Its versatile organization accommodates both chronological and thematic approaches. The narrative begins at the height of imperial China's wealth and power, tracing it through its downward spiral and ultimate demise, and following its revolutions, civil wars, invasions, radical political interlude, and rise once again to world prominence.

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Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean

£10.99

Omar H. Ali

9780190269784
Paperback
February 2016

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The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

James A. Millward

9780199782864
Paperback
April 2013

Very Short Introductions

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The First Emperor: Selections from the Historical Records

£7.99

Sima Qian, Raymond Dawson, K. E. Brashier

9780199574391
Paperback
August 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Sima Qian tells the story of the First Emperor, founder of the Qin dynasty, in whose reign the Great Wall was built and whose tomb was guarded by the famous terracotta warriors excavated in 1974. His account details the ruthless exercise of power but also the creation of an empire that endured until 1911.

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Modern Japan: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Christopher Goto-Jones

9780199235698
Paperback
April 2009

Very Short Introductions

Japan is an icon of the modern world, and yet it remains an enigma to many, who see it as a confusing montage of the alien and the familiar, the ancient and modern. The aim of this Very Short Introduction is to explode the myths and explore the reality of modern Japan - by taking a concise look at its history, economy, politics, and culture.

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Rebellions and Revolutions: China from the 1880s to 2000

Second Edition

£33.99

Jack Gray

9780198700692
Paperback
April 2003

Short Oxford History of the Modern World

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Modern India: The Origins of an Asian Democracy

Second Edition

£34.00

Judith M. Brown

9780198731139
Paperback
March 1994

Short Oxford History of the Modern World

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