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Jack Gray - Rebellions and Revolutions - 9780198700692 - V9780198700692
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Rebellions and Revolutions

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Description for Rebellions and Revolutions Paperback. A study of China from the 1800s. It focuses on China's problems of development - the decay and collapse of the Chinese Empire, its failure to recover in the first half of the 20th-century, and its emergence in world affairs since the Communist Party Revolution of 1949. Examining economic growth, it offers an account of the Tiananmen Incident. Series: Short Oxford History of the Modern World. Num Pages: 576 pages, Maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; 3JJ; 3JM; GTB; HBJF; HBLL; HBLW; JP. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 31. Weight in Grams: 802.
This is a study of China from the 1800s to the present day. It focuses on China's problems of development - the decay and collapse of the Chinese Empire, its failure to recover in the first half of the twentieth century, and its rapid emergence in world affairs since the Communist Party Revolution of 1949. This new edition examines economic growth, updates Chinese foreign policy, provides a revised account of the Tiananmen Incident, and brings the chronology completely up to date.

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
572
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Series
Short Oxford History of the Modern World
Condition
New
Weight
877g
Number of Pages
574
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780198700692
SKU
V9780198700692
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About Jack Gray
Jack Gray is Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Studies in Democratisation at the University of Warwick.

Reviews for Rebellions and Revolutions
Review from previous edition formidable and informative history of modern China ... it should be adopted as a basic text. For example, the chapter on traditional society is a model presentation of an historical overview.
Political Studies
Gray's book, covering a huge span of history crammed with landmarks of both tragedy and achievement, addresses the question of the ... Read more

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