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Understanding modern China

Understanding modern China

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Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with an introd. by Joseph M. Kitagawa.
      ContributionsKitagawa, Joseph Mitsuo, 1915- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS703.4 .U5 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination284 p.
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5693938M
      LC Control Number70078310

      Good. Understanding Contemporary China. Binding: Hardcover. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: No. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner. The book itself is not important because of what it says about the interpretation, but rather it gives a fabulous picture of this moment when America and the West more generally and China try to come to an understanding and singularly fail, and unfortunately set the path, for the best part of a quarter of a century, for isolation from each.

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