qModern Chinaq offers a timely and useful reference guide to the people, places, ideas, and events crucial to an understanding of this rising power. The focus is on society and politics and their impact on both China and the world. Hutchings provides over two hundred insightful short essays, arranged alphabetically, that cover central figures and events from Sun Yat-sen to Jiang Zemin and the Boxer Rebellion to Tiananmen Square.The Manchurian issue cast a cloud over the final weeks of the Northern Expedition. Tokyo was ... Euphoria subsided as it became apparent that the Northern Expedition had spawned almost as many problems as it had solved. Chief amonganbsp;...
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