The Search for Modern China (Paperback)

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The leading textbook by the leading scholar.


This text, the classic introduction to modern China for students and general readers, emerged from Spence’s highly successful introductory course at Yale, in which he traced the beginnings of modern China to internal developments beginning in the early 17th century. Strong on social and political history, as well as Chinese culture and its intersections with politics, this paperback is a longstanding leader in the survey course on modern China.

About the Author


Jonathan D. Spence is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, where he has taught for thirty years. He has been awarded MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. The Search for Modern China won the Lionel Gelber Award and the Kiriyama Book Prize.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393934519
ISBN-10: 0393934519
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: December 19th, 2012
Pages: 976
Language: English

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