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The Human Tradition in Modern China

The Human Tradition in Modern China (Paperback)

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Through compelling biographies of a wide range of historical figures, this engaging text presents a panorama of modern Chinese history that illustrates the great social and political changes that have occurred over the past 500 years. Through the lives of both the famous and the obscure, the contributors explore such enduring themes of the flexibility of the definition of "Chinese" in an era of imperialism and revolution, the tremendous transformations in gender relations, and the wide gap between the lives of urban and rural Chinese. Richly researched, these biographies are written in an accessible and appealing style that will engage all readers interested in modern China.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyAsian history Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 14/12/2007 ISBN-13: 9780742554665  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Kenneth J. Hammond is associate professor of history at New Mexico State University. Kristin Stapleton is associate professor of history and director of the Asian Studies Program at the University of Buffalo.

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