Contemporary China : A History Since 1978

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Using new research and considering a multidisciplinary set offactors, Contemporary China offers a comprehensiveexploration of the making of contemporary China.

  • Provides a unique perspective on China, incorporating newlypublished materials from within and outside China, in English andChinese. Discusses both the societal and economic aspects ofChina's development, and how these factors have affectedChinese elite politics
  • Includes coverage of recent political scandals such as thedismissal of Bo Xilai and the intrigue surrounding the 18thNational Congress elections in late 2012
  • Discusses the reasons for--and ramifications of--thegap that exists between western perceptions of China and Chinaitself
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    April 22, 2013