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The Search for Modern China

Door Jonathan D. Spence

Categorie
Geschiedenis Azië
Boeknummer
#251577
Titel
The Search for Modern China
Auteur
Spence, Jonathan D.
Boektype
Gebonden hardcover met stofomslag
Uitgeverij
London etc., Hutchinson
Jaar van uitgave
1990
ISBN10
0091744725
ISBN13
9780091744724
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting
Covers over 4 centuries of Chinese history, from the waning days of the once-glorious Ming Dynasty to Deng Xiao-Ping's bloody suppression of the pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square. Through the ideas and emotions of its reformist Confucian scholars, its poets, novelists, artists and its visionary students, we see a culture struggling to define itself as Chinese and modern. Through the actions of the great Qing emperors and the dominant figures of this century - Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-Shek, Zhou Enlai, Deng Xiao-Ping - we see a state struggling to establish harmony within, and its autonomy in the world. Through the daily work of survival and their collective bursts of rebellion and revolution - 1644, 1850, 1911, 1949, 1989 - we see the Chinese people struggling to remake their ... (Lees verder)lives.
Pagina's
876
Conditie
Goed
Prijs
€ 10,00

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