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Author Zarrow, Peter Gue.

Title China in war and revolution, 1895-1949 / Peter Zarrow
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 411 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Asia's transformations
Asia's transformations.
Contents Part I : the road to revolution, 1895-1919 -- The rise of Confucian radicalism -- 1911 : history and historiography -- Ideas and ideals in the fall of the Qing -- From the military dictator to the warlords -- Social conditions in the countryside -- Urban social change -- Intellectuals, the Republic, and a new culture -- Part II : nationalism and revolution, 1919-1937 -- Politics and culture in the May Fourth movement -- National identity, Marxism, and social justice -- The rise of political parties -- Ideology and power in the Nationalist Revolution -- The Northern Expedition and the rise of Chiang Kai-shek -- The Nanjing decade, 1928-1937 : the Guomindang era -- Peasants and communists -- Part III : war and revolution, 1937-1949 -- The War of Resistance, 1937-45 -- Mao, Maoism, and the Communist party -- Revolution and civil war
Summary Providing historical insights essential to the understanding of contemporary China, this text explores the events that lead to the rise of communism and a strong central state during the early twentieth century. This book weaves narrative together with thematic chapters that pause to address themes central to China's transformation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject China -- History -- 1861-1912.
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004023492
ISBN 0203015622