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Book Title China in 2008 : a year of great significance.
Author Merkel-Hess, Kate (Ed.); Pomeranz, Kenneth L. (Ed.); Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N. (Ed.);
Subject World history
Descriptors China--History--2002--; China--History--21st century; China--Politics and government--2002--; China--Social life and customs--2002--; History of Asia;
Call No DS779.4.C45
Description The Beijing Olympics ensured that the world would be watching China in 2008, a year that turned out to be the most tumultuous and traumatic for the country since the massive Tiananmen uprising of 1989. Crippling winter storms, riots in Tibet, the devastating Sichuan earthquake, and many other dramatic events grabbed international headlines. This innovative book_based on postings from the noted group blog/electronic magazine China Beat as well as works from other leading publications and completely new material_takes the unique approach of bringing the timeliness of the blogosphere into book form, expanding and reflecting on stories in the news while retaining the eclectic, opinionated, and engaging feel of the blog. It will be invaluable reading for everyone with a keen interest in China today. - Source: Powell's Books
Volume 0
Imprint Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2009
ISBN 978-0-7425-6660-6.
Edition NONE
Language English
Total Copies 51
Issued 0
Available 51

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