Selected Essays on the History of Contemporary China

Selected Essays on the History of Contemporary China

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The first volume of Historical Studies of Contemporary China offers an examination of some key events, developments, issues, and figures in China since the founding of the Peoplea€™s Republic. Drawing on rich primary and secondary sources, leading experts in the political, economic, intellectual, military and national defense, and diplomatic history of the PRC present insights and analysis on a wide range of topics, including emergency measures during the Difficult Three Year Period, the relationship between Neo-Confucianism and Marxism, the evolution of Chinaa€™s international arms control policies, the Chinese governmenta€™s public opinion campaign prior to reestablishing diplomatic relations with Japan, the a€œKashmir Princessa€ incident, and others. These accounts will help readers form a more nuanced understanding of Chinaa€™s efforts to deal with an array of new problems while trying to recover from the ravages of two wars.The Current State of Historical Research in the Peoplea#39;s Republic of China Zhang Xingxing Abstract Since the early ... Authora#39;s Note: When I presented this essay at the a€œCurrent State and Future of the Study of Chinese Historya€ academic anbsp;...

Title:Selected Essays on the History of Contemporary China
Author:ZHANG Xingxing
Publisher:BRILL - 2015-02-26


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