Modern ChinaBook - 2009 | Illustrated ed.
China today is rife with contradictions: it's a peasant society with futuristic cities, an ancient civilization striving for a modern identity. This Brief Insight paints a succinct and integrated picture of the country and its history, politics, and culture. Covering a range of topics from China's economic boom and its record on freedom to the Beijing Olympics and the position of women in society, Modern China is an indispensable starting point for anyone striving to understand the world's most populous nation.
Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling, 2009, c2008.
Edition: Illustrated ed.
Branch Call Number: 951.05 MITTER
Characteristics: 216 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.