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Title Wealth and power : China's long march to the twenty-first century / Orville Schell and John Delury
Author Schell, Orville, author
Edition First edition
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 Skillman - Upper Level  DS776 .S34 2013    AVAILABLE  
Phys Desc 478 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-456) and index
Summary "Through a series of ... portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today's foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country's rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and personal. How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic decline, intellectual upheaval, foreign occupation, civil war, and revolution, manage to burst forth onto the world stage with such an impressive run of hyperdevelopment and wealth creation--culminating in the extraordinary dynamism of China today?"--Dust jacket flap
Contents Introduction: Wealth and power -- Humiliation: Wei Yuan -- Self-strengthening: Feng Guifen -- Western methods/Chinese core: Empress dowager Cixi -- New citizen: Liang Qichao -- A sheet of loose sand: Sun Yat-sen -- New youth: Chen Duxiu -- Unification: Chiang Kai-shek -- Not a dinner party: Mao Zedong, part I -- Creative destruction: Mao Zedong, part II -- Black cat white cat: Deng Xiaoping, part I -- Turmoil: Deng Xiaoping, part II -- Entering the world / Zhu Rongji -- No enemies, no hatred: Liu Xiaobo -- Rejuvenation
Subject China -- History -- 20th century -- Biography
China -- History -- 21st century -- Biography
China -- Politics and government -- 20th century
China -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Alt Author Delury, John, author
ISBN 9780679643470
0679643478
9780679645382 (ebook)
0679645381 (ebook)

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