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Modern China

A Guide to a Century of Change

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674012400

Publication Date: 10/15/2003

Short

560 pages

5-7/8 x 8-7/8 inches

28 halftones on an 8-page insert, 21 maps

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  • List of Maps*
  • List of Illustrations**
  • Note to the Reader
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Middle Kingdom to Modern State
  • Companion to Modern China
  • Chronology
  • Selected Recommended Reading
  • Index
  • * Maps
    • Physical China
    • Political China
    • Major crop areas
    • Major ethnic minorities
    • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    • China–India disputed borders
    • The Long March
    • Macau Special Administrative Region
    • Manchuguo and China
    • First stage of the Northern Expedition—1926
    • Chinese overseas
    • China’s military regions
    • Urban population
    • South China Sea
    • Republic of China on Taiwan
    • Three Gorges Dam
    • Tibet
    • Treaty ports and foreign territories
    • Tumen River Economic Zone
    • Weihaiwei and neighbouring foreign territories
    • Yangtze River
  • ** List of Illustrations (Photographic acknowledgements are given in parentheses)
    • 1. The Empress Dowager Ci Xi (Corbis/Bettmann)
    • 2. Yuan Shi-kai (Popperfoto)
    • 3. Sun Yat-sen (Corbis/Bettmann)
    • 4. Chiang Kai-shek (Corbis)
    • 5. Mao Zedong (Corbis/Bettmann)
    • 6. Deng Xiaoping (Corbis/Bettmann)
    • 7. Jiang Zemin (Corbis/AFP)
    • 8. Chen Shui-bian (Camera Press)
    • 9. Tung Chee-hwa (Corbis/AFP)
    • 10. Edmund Ho Hau-wah (Corbis/AFP)
    • 11. The Politburo Standing Committee (Camera Press)
    • 12. Execution of Boxer rebel (Corbis/Hulton Getty)
    • 13. Armed picket searching a suspected revolutionary (Popperfoto)
    • 14. Japanese soldiers in Hangzhou (Magnum Photos)
    • 15. Mao addresses party members at Yanan (Camera Press)
    • 16. Mao declaring the foundation of the People’s Republic of China (Magnum Photos/New China Pictures)
    • 17. Production Brigade marches to work (Magnum Photos/René Burri)
    • 18. Propaganda poster from the Cultural Revolution (Vintage Magazine Archive)
    • 19. ‘Class enemies’ being paraded before the masses (Corbis/Bettman)
    • 20. Democracy Wall, Beijing (Coloriļ¬c)
    • 21. Demonstrations in Tibet (Katz Pictures/Steve Lehman)
    • 22. Pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square (Topham Picturepoint)
    • 23. Celebrating fifty years of Communist rule (Camera Press)
    • 24. Traditional farming, Hainan (Popperfoto/Reuters)
    • 25. Volkswagen plant, Shanghai (Magnum/Stuart Franklin)
    • 26. The National People’s Congress in session (Corbis/AFP)
    • 27. Nanjing Road, Shanghai (Corbis/Keren Su)
    • 28. Shoppers in Beijing (Popperfoto/Reuters)

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