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The Cambridge History of China : Volume 13, Republican China 1912-1949, Part 2 - John K. Fairbank

The Cambridge History of China

Volume 13, Republican China 1912-1949, Part 2

By: John K. Fairbank (Editor), Albert Feuerwerker (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 24th July 1986
ISBN: 9780521243384
Number Of Pages: 1092

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This is the second of two volumes of this authoritative history which review the Republican period. The titanic drama of the Chinese Revolution is one of the major world events of modern times. The fifteen authors of this volume are pioneers in its exploration and analysis, and their text is designed to meet the needs of non-specialist readers. After a preliminary overview stressing economic and social history, the History presents a narrative of events in China's foreign relations to 1931, and in the political history of the Nationalist government and its Communist opponents from 1927 to 1937. Subsequent chapters analyse key governmental, educational and literary - offering critical appraisal of the major achievements and problems in each of these areas. Finally, the volume examines China's war of resistance, the civil war to 1949, and the portentous development of the thought of Mao Tse-tung before coming to power.

General editorsG++ preface
List of maps
List of tables
Preface to volume
Introduction: perspectives on modern ChinaG++s history
ChinaG++s international relations 1911G++1931
Nationalist China during the Nanking decade 1927G++1937
The Communist movement 1927G++1937
The agrarian system
Peasant movements
The development of local government
The growth of the academic community 1912G++1949
Literary trends: the road to revolution 1927G++1949
Japanese aggression and ChinaG++s international position 1931G++1949
Nationalist China during the Sino-Japanese War 1937G++1945
The Chinese Communist movement during the Sino-Japanese War 1937G++1945
The KMT-CCP conflict 1945G++1949
Mao Tse-tungG++s thought to 1949
Bibliographical essays
Conversion table
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ISBN: 9780521243384
ISBN-10: 0521243386
Series: Cambridge History of China : Book 13
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1092
Published: 24th July 1986
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 16.2  x 5.97
Weight (kg): 1.72

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