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China Briefing : 1997-1999: A Century of Transformation - Jay D. White

China Briefing

1997-1999: A Century of Transformation

Paperback Published: 31st May 2000
ISBN: 9780765606136
Number Of Pages: 320

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The chapters in this latest edition of China Briefing reflect broadly on China's transformation in the twentieth century. The authors not only examine developments in China over the 1997-1999 period, but also place these events in a wider historical perspective by addressing the following questions: Where has China traveled over the course of the century? To what extent has it been transformed, and how? What are the enduring themes or points of continuity, even during a century of great change and transformation? And what are China's prospects for the future?

Preface
Map
Introduction
Historical Echoes and Chinese Politics: Can China Leave the Twentieth Century Behind
The Chinese Economy: Fifty Years into the Transformation
Power, Patronage, and Protest in Rural China
The Shape of Society: The Changing Demography of Development
Promises and Pitfalls of Reform: New Thinking in Post-Deng China
The Politics of Consumerism in Chinese Society
Gender and Nationalism at the Turn of the Millennium
Dangerous Liaisons: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the United States at the Turn of the Century
The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: The World, the United States, and the People's Republic of China, 1949-99
Chronology: 1997-1999, Historical Chronology of the Twentieth Century
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ISBN: 9780765606136
ISBN-10: 0765606135
Series: CHINA BRIEFING
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 31st May 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.55  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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