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History and revolution in China.

Lattimore, Owen

History and revolution in China.

by Lattimore, Owen

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Published by Studentlitteratur in Lund .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesScandinavian Institute of Asian Studies. Monograph series,, 3, Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies monograph series ;, no. 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS736 .L37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5732470M
      LC Control Number70539512

      A bitter revolution: China's struggle with the modern world User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This book discusses how the fundamental narrative of the May Fourth Movement of was framed, changed, and transmitted during the 20th century in the Chinese civil war, Great Leap Forward, Chinese Read full review3/5(2). This is probably the best single book that exists for coming to understand the great Chinese Revolution of , and how the ordinary peasants of rural China were won over to carry it out. When I first read it in it opened my eyes to what communists are trying to do and what they are all about/5.

        Spanning the Opium War to China in the late s, the book narrates the great episodes that highlight that journey: the breakdown of imperial China in the face of relentless Western and Japanese encroachments; the rise o In this important text, now revised and updated, the drama of China's struggle to modernize unfolds against the backdrop of a proud and enduring history/5(1).   These issues notwithstanding, The Politics of Rights and the Chinese Revolution is a valuable contribution to the field due to its excellent combination of intellectual and cultural history with local materials. The book shows a deep understanding of the changing political culture in early 20th-century Sichuan and is surely an outstanding.

      The revolution was only the first steps in a process that would require the revolution to complete. Though the new government created the Republic of China and established the seat of government in Nanjing, it failed to unify the country under its control.   A groundbreaking study of cultural life during a turbulent and formative decade in contemporary China, this book seeks to explode several myths about the Cultural Revolution (officially ). Through national and local examination of the full range of cultural forms (film, operas, dance, other stage arts, music, fine arts, literature, and even architecture), Clark argues against 5/5(2).


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In his retelling of a Chinese history stretching back 5, years, author and China-expert Jonathan Clements focuses on the human stories which led to the powerful transformations in Chinese society—from the unification of China under its first emperor, Qinshi Huangdi, and the writings of the great Chinese philosophers Confucius and Laozi, to the Mongol invasion under Genghis Khan and the 5/5(1).

Mao Zedong: A Captivating Guide to the Life of a Chairman of the Communist Party of China, the Cultural Revolution and the Political Theory of Maoism by. Grade This book gives students a brief introduction to Chinese history and describes how the rich and advanced society declined in the 19th century due to government corruption and weak leaders, creating the environment for revolution.3/5(1).

History and revolution in China. book shelved as chinese-revolution: The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, by Frank Dikötter, The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of th.

"A major contribution to the historiography of the Revolution, this book illuminates the events leading to the birth of the Chinese republic in a context wherein the propagation of new ideas prepared both elites and commoners to turn against the Qing : Paperback. About China’s Revolutions in the Modern World.

A concise account of how revolutions made modern China and helped shape the modern world China’s emergence as a twenty-first-century global economic, cultural, and political power is often presented as a story of what Chinese leader Xi Jinping calls the nation’s “great rejuvenation,” a story narrated as the return of China to its.

Returning to a China in revolution inthey endured and suffered, helpless in the face of tragedy beyond their grasp. Eight children were born to them, while Han Suyin's father worked on the railways of China, and her mother endured the hardships and isolation of an outcast, ostracized by her own people.4/5(16).

Shelves: chinese-history, revolutions-and-uprisings, cultural-history, modern-era focuses on the causes of the revolution, including the new intellectual and social elite who were distinct from the gentry but not what we would call bourgeois/5.

“A masterful new history of China’s reform era. It pieces together from interviews and memoirs perhaps the clearest account so far of the revolution that turned China from a totalitarian backwater led by one of the monsters of the 20th century into the power it has become today Vogel has a.

CONTEMPORARY CHINA: A BOOK LIST. Chinese Roundabout: Essays in History. DSS 92 ' Spence, Jonathan, The Gate of Heavenly Peace The Chinese Revolution in the s: Between Triumph and Disaster, Leutner, Mechthild, Roland Felber, eds. The Cultural Revolution was the brainchild of China’s ‘Great Helmsman’, Chairman Mao Zedong.

Seventeen years after his troops seized power, Mao saw his latest political campaign as. World History Archive/Alamy. The Cultural Revolution (in full, the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution) took place from to in China.

The benign-sounding moniker belies the destruction it unleashed upon the country’s population. • The Republic of China - Fueled by western-educated revolutionary Sun Yat-Sen, the Xinhai Revolution of culminated in the Wuchang Uprising, and 15 provinces declared their. The Cultural Revolution was launched in China in by Communist leader Mao Zedong in order to reassert his authority over the Chinese government.

China: The Chinese Revolution (–12) The Chinese Revolution was triggered not by the United League itself but by the army troops in Hubei who were urged on Ever since their conquest of China in the 17th century, most of the Manchu had lived in comparative idleness, supposedly a standing army of occupation but in reality inefficient pensionaries.

For me the substance of this book is priceless. There is no other book on the People's Republic of China like it. The author well knows the breadth and depth of common distortions and fabrications about the present Peoples Republic of China and it's history and he smashes them to bits/5(3).

Paul Clark's The Chinese Cultural Revolution: A History is an exciting and eye-opening read. Far from being a cultural desert, this wonderfully readable and scrupulously researched work shows us a period of innovation and vibrantly engaging cultural by: Culture > Books Fifty years after the madness sparked by Mao’s Cultural Revolution, a book uncovers horror of mass murder spree.

Ina two-month orgy of violence and hysteria swept a rural. Between and China had a democratic revolution, then an abortive workers' revolution. In the process came a cultural revolution, of which novelist Lu Xun was the central figure.

of education throughout Chinese history. The events of the summer ofin which students tortured teachers in Chinese schools, are therefore unusual and can be considered a “revolution,” if we define a revolution merely by the degree of departure from accepted custom.

Eventually,File Size: KB. China's Twentieth Century is an exploration of the political and cultural shifts that have taken place over the past years of Chinese history. The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity by Wang Hui Challenging both the bureaucratic one-party regime and the Western neoliberal paradigm, China's leading critic shatters the.China is now poised to take a key role on the world stage, but in the early twentieth century the situation could not have been more different.

Rana Mitter goes back to this pivotal moment in Chinese history to uncover the origins of the painful transition from a premodern past into a modern world. Mitter takes us through the resulting social turmoil and political promise, the devastating war 3/5(2).Alpha History’s Chinese Revolution website contains hundreds of primary and secondary sources to help you understand the evolution of China between and Our topic pages, written by experienced teachers and historians, provide concise summaries of key events and issues.