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  • Published: 23 April 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141917610
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 816
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The Penguin History Of Modern China

The Fall And Rise Of A Great Power 1850 To The Present




The extraordinary story of the world's next superpower

'China's reemergence as a global economic powerhouse has compressed into a single generation an industrial and urban revolution on a scale the world has never seen. Its transformation looks to many foreigners, and to millions of newly prosperous Chinese, like a near-miraculous escape from the agonies of its recent history - late imperial, warlord-republican and Maoist. The great merit of Jonathan Fenby's vivid account of the years since 1850 is to underline how heavily that history still weighs on the present' Rosemary Righter, The Times

  • Published: 23 April 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141917610
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 816
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