The rise of modern China

Main Author: Hsü, Immanuel C. Y. 1923-2005.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1970.
Physical Description: xxii, 830 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references.
Prologue: a conceptual framework of modern China -- The rise and splendor of the Ch'ing empire -- Political and economic institutions -- Social and intellectual conditions -- Foreign relations -- The turn of dynastic fortune: from prosperity to decline -- The Canton system of trade -- The opium war -- The second treaty settlement -- The Taiping revolution and the Nien and Moslem rebellions -- The dynastic revival and the self-strengthening movement -- Foreign relations and court politics -- Foreign encroachment in Formosa, Sinkiang, and Annam -- Acceleration of imperialism: the Japanese aggression in Korea and the "partition of China" -- The reform movement of 1898 -- The boxer uprising, 1900 -- Reform and constitutionalism at the end of the Ch'ing period -- Late Ch'ing intellectual, social and economic changes, with special reference to 1895-1911 -- The Ch'ing period in historical perspective -- Revolution, republic, and warlordism -- The intellectual revolution, 1917-23 -- National unification amidst ideological ferment and anti-imperialistic agitation -- The nationalist government: a decade of challenges, 1928-37 -- The Sino-Japanese War, 1937-45 -- The civil war, 1945-49 -- The people's republic -- The nationalist rule on Taiwan -- Epilogue: historical perspective.
Physical Description: xxii, 830 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 0195012402