Modern China

Modern China A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions

2nd edition

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Synopsis

China today is never out of the news: from international finance to human rights controversies, global coverage of its rising international presence, and the Chinese 'economic miracle'. It seems to be a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity. This Very Short Introduction offers the reader an entry to understanding the world's most populous nation, giving an integrated picture of modern Chinese society, culture, economy, politics, and art. In this new edition, Rana Mitter addresses China's current global position, accounting for the country's growth in global significance over the past decade. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Book information

ISBN: 9780198753704
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: 2nd edition
DEWEY: 951.06
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xviii, 150
Weight: 152g
Height: 175mm
Width: 116mm
Spine width: 9mm