Modern China: A Companion to a Rising Power (Penguin Reference Books)

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9780140262759: Modern China: A Companion to a Rising Power (Penguin Reference Books)

This work is an up-to-date account of modern China, a country which even today remains one of the most enigmatic in the world. This volume provides over 300 A-Z dictionary-style entries on all aspects of 20th-century Chinese history and contemporary life. Events covered include: the last days of Imperial China, the aftermath of the Mao era, events in Tiananmen Square in 1989 and subsequent economic and political reforms.

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'China will have a huge impact on all our lives in the 21st century. Whether you're a businessman, politician, student or general reader, you could not possibly have a better guide to China than Graham Hutchings. His book - the product of many years of scholarship and first-hand experience - is sharply written, perceptive and judicious.' Chris Patten

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Graham Hutchings was for many years China correspondent for the Daily Telegraph. He has lived and worked extensively in China and Hong Kong and has published several articles on modern Chinese history. Whilst in England, he lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

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