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A Bitter Revolution : China's struggle with the modern world

A Bitter Revolution : China's struggle with the modern world

by Rana Mitter

Editeur : Oxford University Press, UK
ISBN: 9780191579288
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Date d'affichage: 2020-05-24
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China today is poised to play a key role on the world stage, but in the early twentieth century the situation was very different. In this powerful new look at modern China, Rana Mitter goes back to a pivotal moment in Chinese history to uncover the origins of the painful transition from pre-modern to modern world. Mitter identifies May 4, 1919, as the defining moment of China's twentieth-century history. On that day, outrage over the Paris peace conference triggered a vast student protest that led in turn to "the May Fourth Movement." Just seven years before, the 2,000-year-old imperial system had collapsed. Now a new group of urban, modernizing ...