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The Resource China's revolutions in the modern world : a brief interpretive history, Rebecca E Karl

China's revolutions in the modern world : a brief interpretive history, Rebecca E Karl

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China's revolutions in the modern world : a brief interpretive history
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China's revolutions in the modern world
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a brief interpretive history
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Rebecca E Karl
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Language
eng
Summary
"China's emergence as a twenty-first-century global economic, cultural, and political power is often presented as a story of what Chinese leader Xi Jinping calls the nation's "great rejuvenation," a story narrated as the return of China to its "rightful" place at the center of the world. In China's Revolutions in the Modern World, historian Rebecca E. Karl argues that China's contemporary emergence is best seen not as a "return," but rather as the product of revolutionary and counter-revolutionary activity and imaginings. From the Taipings in the mid-nineteenth century through nationalist, anti-imperialist, cultural, and socialist revolutions to today's capitalist-inflected Communist State, modern China has been made in intellectual dissonance and class struggle, in mass democratic movements and global war, in socialism and anti-socialism, in repression and conflict by multiple generations of Chinese people mobilized to seize history and make the future in their own name. Through China's successive revolutions, the contours of our contemporary world have taken shape. This brief interpretive history shows how"--
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Karl, Rebecca E
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non fiction
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  • Revolutions
  • China
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China's revolutions in the modern world : a brief interpretive history, Rebecca E Karl
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The Taipings -- The collapse of the Qing and the Republican revolution -- The May Fourth Movement (1919) and Cultural Revolution -- Competing revolutions in the Nanjing decade (1927-1937) -- The 1949 revolution -- The Cultural Revolution -- 1989 and its aftermath -- Conclusion: 2019
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on1124780148
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
230 pages
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9781788735599
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1124780148
Label
China's revolutions in the modern world : a brief interpretive history, Rebecca E Karl
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Taipings -- The collapse of the Qing and the Republican revolution -- The May Fourth Movement (1919) and Cultural Revolution -- Competing revolutions in the Nanjing decade (1927-1937) -- The 1949 revolution -- The Cultural Revolution -- 1989 and its aftermath -- Conclusion: 2019
Control code
on1124780148
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9781788735599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1124780148

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