Reappraising Republican China
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Reappraising Republican China by Frederic Wakeman
Book DescriptionThis book testifies to the accomplishments of Republican studies during the 1980s and early 1990s. Reviewing many aspects of contemporary research, it covers the transition from the late Qing dynasty to the Republic; agricultural development from the mid-1890s to 1937; the political aspects of twentieth century Chinese urban history; the problems of capacity building for Republican era governments; political party organization, finance, and military matters; Shanghai's modernization process; the politics of the Kuomintang during the Nanjing decade and its relationship with fascism; and Republican-era diplomacy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198296171
(235mm x 157mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Frederic Wakeman
Frederic Wakeman, Jr. is Director of the Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Richard Louis Edmonds is Senior Lecturer in Geography with reference to China at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the University of London and Editor of The China Quarterly.
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