The Resource The Oxford illustrated history of modern China, edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

The Oxford illustrated history of modern China, edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

Label
The Oxford illustrated history of modern China
Title
The Oxford illustrated history of modern China
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Title variation
Modern China
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This lavishly illustrated volume explores the history of China from the founding of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) through to the present day. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand this rising superpower on the verge of what promises to be the 'Chinese century'
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
951/.03
Index
index present
LC call number
DS754
LC item number
.O94 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Oxford illustrated history of modern China, edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps; A Guide to Pronouncing Romanized Chinese (Wade-Giles and Pinyin); Introduction; 1: From Late Ming to High Qing, 1550-1792; Late Ming social and cultural life; The three emperors: Kangxi, Yongzheng, Qianlong; Women and gender; Art and material culture at the Qing court; The Qing and the Nanyang; Christianity in Ming and Qing China; Jesuits and technology in late imperial China; 2: New Domestic and Global Challenges, 1792-1860; 3: Restoration and Reform, 1860-1900
  • 11: China Rising, 2000-2010Economy and society; Politics and foreign affairs; Society and culture; Conclusion; The Presence of the Past-A Coda; History suppressed?; History recreated; History recovered; Timeline of Modern Chinese Political History; FURTHER READING; INTRODUCTION (AND GENERAL BACKGROUND); CHAPTER 1; EXHIBITION CATALOGUES; CHAPTER 2; CHAPTER 3; CHAPTER 4; CHAPTER 5; REVOLUTIONARIES AND REFORMERS; WARLORDS; MAY FOURTH; CHAPTER 6; BIOGRAPHIES; THE NATIONAL ISTS : POLITICAL, SOCIAL, AND MILITARY HISTORY OF WARTIME; THE COMMUNISTS AND THEIR REVOLUTION
  • 4: Felling a Dynasty, Founding a Republic5: The Rise of Nationalism and Revolutionary Parties, 1919-1937; Chinaś urban modernity; Founding the Communist Party; Warlords; Consequences of warlordism; Northern Expedition; Chiang and Wang; Shanghai massacre; Nanjing decade; Mao Zedong; The Jiangxi Soviet; The Long March; Yanán spirit; 6: The War Years, 1937-1949; The path to war; The first phase; Stalemate; The global war; The Civil War; 7: The Early Years of the Peopleś Republic, 1950-1964; 8: The Cultural Revolution Era, 1964-1976; Prelude to the Cultural Revolution, 1964-1966
  • COLLABORATION WITH THE JAPANESETHE CIVIL WAR; CHAPTER 7; MAO ZEDONG; POLITICS; ECONOMICS; THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD AND THE FAMINE; RURAL SOCIETY; URBAN SOCIETY; CULTURE AND EDUCATION; SINO-SOVIET RELATIONS; CHAPTER 8; WEBSITES; CHAPTER 9; CHAPTER 10; FILMS AND WEBSITES; CHAPTER 11; ECONOMY; POLITICS; FOREIGN AFFAIRS; SOCIETY AND CULTURE; CODA; PICTURE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX
  • Radical Cultural Revolution, 1966-1968Late Maoism, 1968-1976; Impacts of the Cultural Revolution; Chinaś place in the world; The fall of Maoism; 9: Reform and Rebuilding, 1976-1988; Politics: succession, reform, and stalemate; Reform as experimentation; Reactions to reform; Stalemate; Society: the costs of c̀̀oming alive; ́́Party life; Business and commerce; Intellectuals and popular culture; Rural communities; Legacies of the 1980s; 10: Tiananmen and its Aftermath, 1989-1999; The 1989 protests; The domestic legacies of 1989; Protest and control since 1989; China and the world
Control code
ocn953456367
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191506703
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36978127
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953456367
  • pebc0191506702

Library Locations

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