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Making China Modern From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping

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ISBN-10: 0674737350

ISBN-13: 9780674737358

Edition: 2018

Authors: Klaus Muhlhahn

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It is tempting to attribute China's recent ascendance to changes in political leadership and economic policy. Making China Modern teaches otherwise. Moving beyond standard frameworks of Cold War competition and national resurgence, Klaus M#65533;hlhahn situates twenty-first-century China in the nation's long history of creative adaptation. His panoramic survey of China's resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine rewrites China's history for a new generation. In the mid-eighteenth century, when the Qing Empire reached the height of its power, China dominated a third of the world's population and managed its largest economy. But as the Opium Wars threatened the nation's…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/14/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.33" long x 2.06" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English