Britannica Guide to Modern China, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1593392257
  • ISBN-13: 9781593392253
  • DDC: 951.05
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 407 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released July 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Modern China is part of the Britannica Guide Series that offers a comprehensive introduction to the world's new economic giant. The Britannica Guides series offers an essential introduction to many of the key issues of our time. Clear, accurate, and meticulously researched, the series gives both background and analysis for when you need to know for sure what is really happening in the world, whether you are an expert, student, or traveler.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Illustrations and Maps.
1: Context.
2: China—Facts and Figures.
3: Overview.
4: History.
5: The Rise of the Republic (1912-49).
6: The People's Republic (1949–2007).
7: The Nation Today.
8: Government and Society.
9: The Economy.
10: Culture.
11: Religion.
12: The Chinese Dynasties.
13: The Arts.
14: Calligraphy and Painting.
15: Architecture.
16: Music.
17: Literature.
18: Everyday Life in Modern China.
19: Places.
20: The Major Sites to Visit.