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The Rise of Modern China - Immanuel C. Y. Hsu

The Rise of Modern China

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Now in its sixth edition, this book has been updated to examine the return of Hong Kong in 1997 and the upcoming return of Macao in 1999. HsA1/4 discusses the end of the last vestiges of foreign imperialism in China, as well as China's emergence as a regional and global superpower. U.S.-China rivalry and the prospect of unification between China and Taiwan are also considered.

Prefaces List of Maps A Note on the Text Major Chronological Periods Conversion Tables 1: A Conceptual Framework of Modern China I. The Persistence of Traditional Institutions, 1600-1800 2: The Rise and Splendor of the Ch'ing Empire 3: Political and Economic Institutions 4: Social and Intellectual Conditions 5: Foreign Relations 6: The Turn of the Dynastic Fortune: From Prosperity to Decline II. Foreign Aggresion and Domestic Rebellions, 1800-1864 7: The Canton System of Trade 8: The Opium War 9: The Second Treaty Settlement 10: The Taiping Revolution and the Nien and Moslem Rebellions III. Self-stregthening in an Age of Accelerated Foreign Imperialism 11: The Dynastic Revival and the Self-Stregthening Movement 12: Foreign Relations and Court Politics, 1861-80 13: Foreign Encroachment in Formosa, Sinkiang, and Annam 14: Acceleration of Imperialism: The Japanese Aggression in Korea and the "Partition of China" IV. Reform and Revolution, 1898-1912 15: The Reform Movement of 1898 16: The Boxer Uprising, 1900 17: Reform and Constitutionalism at the End of the Ch'ing Period 18: Late Ch'ing Intellectual, Social, and Economic Changes with Special Reference to 1895-1911 19: The Ch'ing Period in Historical Perspective 20: Revolution, Republic, and Warlordism V. Ideological Awakening and the War of Resistance 21: The Intellectual Revolution, 1917-23 22: National Unification Amidst Ideological Ferment and Anti-imperialistic Agitation 23: The Nationalist Government: A Decade of Challenge, 1928-37 24: The Sino-Japanese War, 1937-45 VI. The Rise of the Chinese People's Republic 25: The Civil War, 1945-49 26: The People's Republic: It's First Decade 27: The Sino-Soviet Split 28: The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution 29: The Fall of Lin Pao and Its Aftermath 30: China Rejoins the International Community 31: The Nationalist Rule on Taiwan VII. China After Mao: The Search for a New Order 32: The Smashing of the Gang of Four 33: Teng Hsiao-p'ing and China's New Order 34: The Normalization of Relations Between China and the United States 35: The Four Modernizations 36: The End of the Maoist Age 37: Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics 38: China In Transition, 1986-88: The Cultural Impact of the Open-Door Policy 39: Taiwan's "Economic Miracle" and the Prospect for Unification with Mainland China 40: The Violent Crackdown at T'ien-an-men Square, June 3-4, 1989 41: The Chinese Model of Development: Quasi-capitalism in a Political Dictatorship 42: The Rise of Cina Appendix I Appendix II Illustration Credits Index

ISBN: 9780195125047
ISBN-10: 0195125045
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1136
Published: 9th December 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 6.35
Weight (kg): 1.54
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised