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China"s Modern Transformations

William C. Kirby

China"s Modern Transformations

by William C. Kirby

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10133162M
ISBN 100195118561
ISBN 109780195118568

  Howard Chiang From anti-castration discourses in the late Qing era to sex-reassignment surgeries in Taiwan in the s and queer movements in the s and s, After Eunuchs explores the ways in which the introduction of Western biomedical sciences transformed normative meanings of gender, sexuality, and the body in China. NOTCHES: In a. 'China's Great Economic Transformation of the last thirty years is one of the most important economic events in history. The volume edited by Brandt and Rawski, with contributions from an impressive array of world class China scholars and economists, is by far the most comprehensive attempt to date at understanding this phenomenon.

  The sources and nature of China's transformation from a traditional to a modern society&#;accelerated in the early twentieth century by the downfall of the Qing dynasty, the advent of foreign technology and increasing commercialization&#;are critical issues for the study of modern China. In Pages: Product was successfully added to your shopping cart. Go to Cart Continue Shopping Bright, Shimmering, and Full-Bodied.

The first 86 pages of plain text explanations of historic background and current status are worth the price of the book. & In short, this is a fine - perhaps essential - source of information about China. This is the book to read if you want to understand modern China.   The Black Death () By the 14th century, international trade spanned the eastern hemisphere. From China (then ruled by the Mongols) in the east to England in the west, trading caravans journeyed the Silk Road and other routes, while the great ships of city states like Venice and Genoa sailed the oceans, spreading commerce and contagious disease.


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