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10%OFFR. Bin Wong - China Transformed - 9780801483271 - V9780801483271
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China Transformed

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Description for China Transformed Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JPA; KCP; KCZ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 157 x 21. Weight in Grams: 490.

"This bold, intellectually ambitious, and wholly original book challenges the way in which Western social science understands China.... It will set the standard for all future comparative and theoretical research on China."—Timothy Brook, Stanford University"This is a most extraordinary book. Wong's approach is to explore carefully similarities and differences between Chinese and European development over the long term, highlighting themes related to state-making and popular action. This is by far the most sophisticated, extended discussion of imperial and modern China in comparative perspective that I have seen."—Peter C. Perdue, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyThe assumption still made in much social science ... Read more

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About R. Bin Wong
R. Bin Wong is Professor of History and Director of the UCLA Asia Institute. He is coauthor of Nourish the People: State Civilian Granaries in China, 1650-1850 and of Societies and Cultures in World History.

Reviews for China Transformed
A surprisingly easy read with contents well laid-out and cases well presented.... Wong's work serves as a good reference.
Journal of Economic History
Never before has a China historian produced a book of such vast scope that carefully and deliberately brings China and Europe into a single framework of analysis, one that evenhandedly addresses both ends of Eurasia ... Read more

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