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China"s struggle to modernize.

Michael Gasster

China"s struggle to modernize.

by Michael Gasster

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 147-152.

      SeriesStudies in world civilization
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS761 .G34 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 154, vi p.
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5067243M
      ISBN 100394315049
      LC Control Number74039747

        Moving from the legacy of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties to the reforms and revolutions of the 20th century, the authors seek reasons for China's inability to achieve rapid, steady growth during a year-long struggle to : Rozman.   Chiang Kai-Shek: Internal and External Conflict in China. Chiang sought to institute a modest program of reforms, including financial and educational .

      and hegemony. Indeed, the entire history of struggle for power in 20th century China underlies this commitment. In the years after the revolution, this belief was strengthened by its searing experience in the Korean War, the containment policy of the United States till the rapprochement, and by U.S. military threats during theFile Size: 87KB. struggle in all countries without exception. And certainly one revolutionary struggle that cannot be made an "exception" and which requires support from all genuine revolutionaries by "pro­ paganda, sympathy and material aid" is the struggle of the pro­ letarian revolutionaries in China and, more specifically, two of.

        An apartment complex under construction on the outskirts of Beijing. The costs of China’s economic growth have included a city-centric policy that has uprooted of tens of millions of workers. China’s rapid rise as a new center of capital accumulation has increasingly brought it into conflict with the United States. The ISR’s Ashley Smith interviewed activist and scholar Au Loong Yu about the nature of China’s emergence as a new imperial power and what it means for the world system.


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