The Search for Modern China (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Search for Modern China This new edition includes a new final chapter covering events following Tiananmen Square and there is additional material on the 18th century, the roots of Chinese communism, and the relationsip between Mao and Stalin at the time of the Korean War.
- Published: 01 July 2000
- Format: Paperback 894 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780393973518 ISBN 10: 0393973514
- Sales rank: 75,430
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Full description for The Search for Modern China
Beautifully written by a leading scholar in the field, the new edition of The Search for Modern China brings to life the characters and events of China s turbulent modern history. The narrative is detailed balanced, integrating political and cultural history with social and economic developments. Spence has streamlined and thoroughly updated the text in light of new scholarship and the major new steps China has taken in the last ten years. The Search for Modern China, Second Edition, features a visually striking art program that includes more than 150 illustrations many by world-famous photographers 50 maps, and many helpful tables.