An Illustrated HistoryBook - 1998
Offers an account of Chinese history from 1800 to the present day, for non-specialists and students, and analyzes various interpretations of the impact of events in the late 20th century. Contains chapters on the Opium Wars, imperialism in the Late Qing period, the 1911 revolution, the Sino-Japanese War, the Cultural Revolution, and the policies of Mao and Deng. Includes b&w photos and illustrations. Distributed by Books International. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Independent Publishing Group
Written for the non-specialist and for the student looking for an authoritative introduction to recent scholarly work on China, this illustrated history provides a reliable and highly stimulating account of an endlessly fascinating country whose development is of paramount importance for the West.