9780470655801

Contemporary China A History since 1978

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470655801

  • ISBN 10:

    0470655801

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/22/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

Using new research and considering a multidisciplinary set of factors, Contemporary China offers a comprehensive exploration of the making of contemporary China. 

  • Provides a unique perspective on China, incorporating newly published materials from within and outside China, in English and Chinese.  Discusses both the societal and economic aspects of China’s development, and how these factors have affected Chinese elite politics
  • Includes coverage of recent political scandals such as the dismissal of Bo Xilai and the intrigue surrounding the 18th National Congress elections in late 2012
  • Discusses the reasons for—and ramifications of—the gap that exists between western perceptions of China and China itself

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