The Penguin History of Modern China : The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 to the Present, Third Edition-9780141988450

The Penguin History of Modern China : The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 to the Present, Third Edition

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Author(s): Fenby, Jonathan,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 31/01/2019,
Pagination: 848 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd,
Published By: Penguin Books Ltd,
Book Classification: China
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780141988450

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In 1850, China was the 'sick man of Asia'. Now it is set to become the most powerful nation on earth. The Penguin History of Modern China shows how turbulent that journey has been.

For 150 years China has endured as victim of oppression, war and famine. This makes its current position as arguably the most important global superpower all the more extraordinary. Jonathan Fenby's comprehensive account is the definitive guide to this remarkable transformation.