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The Search for Modern China Paperback – 17 October 2001

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  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 912 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0393307808
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0393307801
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"Monumental.... History that is always lively, always concrete, always comprehensible." -- New York Times

"History at its best...all in the vivid, accessible style for which the author is well known." -- Washington Post Book World

About the Author

Jonathan D. Spence is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, where he has taught for thirty years. He has been awarded MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. The Search for Modern China won the Lionel Gelber Award and the Kiriyama Book Prize.

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