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Sources Elsewhere: Modern China
From Our Library: Modern China
Below are just some examples of the library's materials on modern China.
China Road by
Call Number: 951.06 GIF
Publication Date: 2007-05-29
Radio journalist Rob Gifford, a fluent Mandarin speaker, takes Route 312 from its start in the boomtown of Shanghai to its end on the border with Kazakhstan. Gifford reveals the rich mosaic of modern Chinese life in all its contradictions, as he poses the crucial questions that all of us are asking about China: Will it really be the next global superpower? Is it as solid and as powerful as it looks from the outside? And who are the ordinary Chinese people, to whom the 21st century is supposed to belong?
Crisis at Tiananmen by
Call Number: 951.058 YI
Publication Date: 1989-10-01
An account of the events of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China in 1989.
Mao's Military Romanticism by
Call Number: 951.904 ZHA
Publication Date: 1995-11-01
Based upon a vast array of recently available Chinese sources, it provides a revealing new look at the far-reaching influence of Mao Zedong's political and military thought on China's conduct of the war.
Teach Yourself Modern China by
Call Number: 951 MOD
Publication Date: 2007-02-02
A primer about this Asian tiger, its economy, politics, society, and culture, and the key forces that have shaped it. The book also ponders the implications for the rest of the world of the phenomenal economic growth China has experienced over the past decade.
The Search for Modern China by
Call Number: 951.03 SPE
Publication Date: 1990-04-01
Covering more than four centuries of Chinese history, this work chronicles the various dynasties, the ideas of reformist Confucian scholars, and China's poets, novelists, artists, students, and leaders.
From Our Library: DVDs on Modern China
Below are just some examples of the library's visual materials on TOPIC.
China from the inside
Call Number: DVD 951 CHI
Publication Date: 2007
A series of four documentaries that survey China through Chinese eyes to see how history has shaped them, and where the present is taking them. Deals with the governance of China; talks about the past and future for Chinese women; looks at China's environmental challenges; explores China's conflict between personal freedom and governance.
From Our Library: Articles on World History Topics
The Home tab in the World History guide provides links to several library databases. They serve as good starting places for your research.
Remember that besides articles many databases also include photos and other illustrations, maps, charts, and primary sources!