Modern China

Author: Orville Schell
Editor: Random House Incorporated
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Traces the history of China and its relationship with the West from the thirteenth-century visit of Marco Polo to the present day.
Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 147
Authors: Orville Schell, Joseph Esherick
Categories: China
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

Traces the history of China and its relationship with the West from the thirteenth-century visit of Marco Polo to the present day.
Modern China's Ethnic Frontiers
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Hsiao-ting Lin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

The purpose of this book is to examine the strategies and practices of the Han Chinese Nationalists vis-à-vis post-Qing China’s ethnic minorities, as well as to explore the role they played in the formation of contemporary China’s Central Asian frontier territoriality and border security. The Chinese Revolution of 1911, initiated
The Religious Question in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Vincent Goossaert, David A. Palmer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Recent events—from strife in Tibet and the rapid growth of Christianity in China to the spectacular expansion of Chinese Buddhist organizations around the globe—vividly demonstrate that one cannot understand the modern Chinese world without attending closely to the question of religion. The Religious Question in Modern China highlights parallels and
Modern China's Foreign Policy
Language: en
Pages: 399
Authors: Werner Levi
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1953-01-01 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

Modern China's Foreign Policy was first published in 1953. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. What are China's objectives in world affairs and what course will she pursue to achieve her
Ancestral Genealogies in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Masahisa Segawa
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores the remarkable phenomenon of Chinese lineages – groups of people connected through patrilineal kinship ties, which have existed for centuries in China and which are currently undergoing significant revival after being suppressed in many parts of China during the cultural revolution period. The book considers how lineages