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The rise of modern China / Immanuel C.Y. Hsü.


6th ed.. New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
ISBN 9780195125030, 0195125045, 9780195125047, 0195125037

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Other Title Half title in Chinese: Zhongguo jin dai shi
Subjects China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.
China.
Chine - Histoire - 1644-1912 (Dynastie mandchoue)
Chine - Histoire - 20e siècle.
Chine -- 1644-1912 (Dynastie mandchoue)
Chine -- 20e siècle.
Chine -- Histoire -- 1644-1912 (Dynastie mandchoue)
Chine -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Chine -- Politique et gouvernement -- Histoire.
Qing Dynasty (China)
Description xxv, 1052 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 2000.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This text covers Chinese history since the 17th century and analyzes the return of Hong Kong and Macao. The author also explores China's emergence as a regional and global superpower, Chinese-American rivalry and the unification with Taiwan.
Contents Major chronological periods -- Conversion tables of currencies, weights, and measures -- A conceptual framework of modern China -- I. The persistence of traditional institutions, 1600-1800. The rise and splendor of the Ch'ing empire ; Political and economic institutions ; Social and intellectual conditions ; Foreign relations ; The turn of dynastic fortune : from prosperity to decline -- II. Foreign aggression and domestic rebellions, 1800-1864. The Canton system of trade. The Opium War ; The second treaty settlement ; The Taiping Revolution and the Nien and Moslem rebellions -- III. Self-strengthening in an age of accelerated foreign imperialism, 1861-95. The dynastic revival and the self-strengthening movement ; Foreign relations and court politics, 1861-80 ; Foreign encroachment in Formosa, Sinkiang, and Annam ; Acceleration of imperialism : the Japanese aggression in Korea and the "partition of China" -- IV. Reform and revolution, 1898-1912. The reform movement of 1898 ; The Boxer uprising, 1900 ; Reform and constitutionalism at the end of the Ch'ing period ; Late Ch'ing intellectual, social and economic changes, with special reference to 1895-1911 ; The Ch'ing period in historical perspective ; Revolution, republic, and warlordism -- V. Ideological awakening and the War of Resistance, 1917-45. The intellectual revolution, 1917-23 ; National unification amidst ideological ferment and anti-imperialistic agitation ; The nationalist government : a decade of challenge, 1928-37 ; The Sino-Japanese War, 1937-45 -- VI. The rise of the Chinese People's Republic. The Civil War, 1945-49 ; The People's Republic : its first decade ; The Sino-Soviet split ; The great proletarian Cultural Revolution ; The fall of Lin Piao and its aftermath ; China rejoins the international community ; The nationalist rule on Taiwan -- VII. China after Mao : the search for a new order. The smashing of the Gang of Four ; Teng Hsiao-p'ing and China's new order ; The normalization of relations between China and the United States ; The four modernizations ; The end of the Maoist age ; Building socialism with Chinese characteristics ; China in transition, 1986-88 : the cultural impact of the open-door-policy ; Taiwan's "economic miracle" and the prospect for unification with mainland China ; The violent crackdown at T'ien-an-men Square, June 3-4, 1989 ; The Chinese model of development : quasi-capitalism in a political dictatorship ; The rise of China -- Appendix I. Chinese personal names, places, and terms mentioned in Part VII in both Wade-Giles and Pinyin systems -- Appendix II. Hanyu Pinyin/Wade-Giles conversion table.
Genre History.
Geographic Area China
Network Numbers (OCoLC)40595619
(OCoLC)ocm40595619
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WorldCat Identities Hsü, Immanuel C. Y. 1923-2005.
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