The Search for Modern China

Written By Jonathan D. Spence
The Search for Modern China
  • Publsiher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 31 July 2021
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
  • Pages : 625 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 8 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Search for Modern China written by Jonathan D. Spence which was release on 31 July 2021, this book published by W. W. Norton. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Jonathan D. Spence is George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University and author of eight acclaimed books on China. Here he has written a very readable history of this fascinating country. "To understand . . . China's past there is no better place to start than Jonathan D. Spences excellent new book".--The New York Times Book Review front page review. 136 pages of photographs.

The Search for Modern China

The Search for Modern China
  • Author : Jonathan D. Spence
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 625
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : Jonathan D. Spence is George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University and author of eight acclaimed books on China. Here he has written a very readable history of this fascinating country. "To understand . . . China's past there is no better place to start than Jonathan D. Spences excellent new ...

The Search for Modern China

The Search for Modern China
  • Author : Jonathan D. Spence
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 876
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : This work chronicles the history of China for over four hundred years through the spring of 1989....

The Chan s Great Continent China in Western Minds

The Chan s Great Continent  China in Western Minds
  • Author : Jonathan D. Spence
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 1999-10-17
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : "Like everything else written by Jonathan Spence, The Chan's Great Continent is an absolute must-read for anyone interested in China. Spence is one of the greatest Sinologists of our time, and his work is both authoritative and highly readable." —Los Angeles Times Book Review China has transfixed the West since ...

Studyguide for the Search for Modern China by Spence Jonathan D

Studyguide for the Search for Modern China by Spence  Jonathan D
  • Author : Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • Publisher : Cram101
  • Release Date : 2013-05
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780872893795. This item is printed on demand....

The Creation of Modern China 18942008

The Creation of Modern China  18942008
  • Author : Iain Robertson Scott
  • Publisher : Anthem Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-30
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : No country has undergone a greater period of sustained and convulsive change than China in the twentieth century. This is its story, tracing the emergence of a modern China....

Studyguide for the Search for Modern China by Spence Jonathan D Isbn 9780393934519

Studyguide for the Search for Modern China by Spence  Jonathan D    Isbn 9780393934519
  • Author : Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • Publisher : Cram101
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780393934519 ....

God s Chinese Son The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan

God s Chinese Son  The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan
  • Author : Jonathan D. Spence
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 1996-12-17
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : "A magnificent tapestry . . . a story that reaches beyond China into our world and time: a story of faith, hope, passion, and a fatal grandiosity."--Washington Post Book World Whether read for its powerful account of the largest uprising in human history, or for its foreshadowing of the terrible convulsions suffered ...

The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China

The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China
  • Author : Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-23
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : This lavishly illustrated volume explores the history of China during a period of dramatic shifts and surprising transformations, from the founding of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) through to the present day. The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China promises to be essential reading for anyone who wants to understand this ...

Modern China a History

Modern China  a History
  • Author : Edwin E. Moise
  • Publisher : Pearson Education
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 281
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : The past hundred years in China have seen almost continuous transformation and upheaval. From Confucianist monarchy to warlordism, from fanatically doctrinaire socialist tyranny to almost doctrineless social-capitalism, China has experienced political, cultural and economic disintegration, reunion, and revolution on an unprecedented scale. Beginning with the overthrow of the Emperor in 1911, ...

The Chinese Century

The Chinese Century
  • Author : Jonathan D. Spence,Annping Chin
  • Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : "This is a magnificent and moving photographic chronicle of the past tumultuous century of china's history. It brings together nearly 300 hundred stunning photographs, most of them never before published outside China, and an authoritative and accessible text by Jonathan Spence and Annping Chin."...

Architectural Encounters with Essence and Form in Modern China

Architectural Encounters with Essence and Form in Modern China
  • Author : Peter G. Rowe,Seng Kuan
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 287
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : A study of traditional and modernist attitudes toward architecture in China from the 1840s to the present. Built around snatches of discussion overheard in a Beijing design studio, this book explores attitudes toward architecture in China since the opening of the Treaty Ports in the 1840s. Central to the discussion ...

China Without Mao

China Without Mao
  • Author : Immanuel Chung-yueh Hsü
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : Now available in a new, up-to-date edition, this groundbreaking book explores the astonishing transformation that has occurred in China since Mao's death in 1976....

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong
  • Author : Jonathan D. Spence
  • Publisher : Viking Adult
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 188
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : This intimate portrait of Mao Zedong, one of the most formidable and elusive rulers in modern history, introduces the essential background about the Chinese leader, including his relations with family, friends, and confidential assistants, as well as hisyouthful writings, poems, letters, and drafts of speeches. Drawing from his expertise in ...

Mao

Mao
  • Author : Jonathan D. Spence
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 205
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : In this dazzling blend of history, literature and politics, the world's pre-eminent historian of China, gets to the heart of the complex personality of Chairman Mao Zedong. Steeped in Chinese politics and culture, Spence penetrates Mao's rhetoric and infamous self-will to distil an intimate portrait of a man as withdrawn ...

Museum Representations of Maoist China

Museum Representations of Maoist China
  • Author : Amy Jane Barnes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-15
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780393920857
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Summary : The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question accepted notions of how we ...