The Cambridge History of China: Volume 11, Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911, Part 2
Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911 Pt. 2
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Cambridge History of China: Volume 11, Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911, Part 2 by John King Fairbank
Book DescriptionThis is the second of two volumes in this major Cambridge history dealing with the gradual decline of the Ch'ing empire in China (the first was volume 10). Volume 11 surveys the persistence and deterioration of the old order in China during the late nineteenth century, and the profound stirring during that period, which led to China's great twentieth-century revolution. The contributors focus on commercial and technological growth, foreign relations, the stimulation of Chinese intellectual life by the outside world, and military triumphs and disasters. They show that the effects of the accelerating changes were to fragment the old ruling class and the ancient monarchy, finally bringing the Chinese people face to face with the challenges of the new century. For readers with Chinese, proper names and terms are identified with their characters in the glossary, and full references to Chinese, Japanese and other works are given in the bibliographies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521220293
(228mm x 152mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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