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A Bitter Revolution

China"s Struggle with the Modern World (The Making of the Modern World)

by Rana Mitter

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL7383416M
ISBN 10019280605X
ISBN 109780192806055

A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World (Making of the Modern World series) by Rana Mitter. China is now poised to take a key role on the world stage, but in the early twentieth century the situation could not have been more different. The "Bitter Revolution" of the title is not the Communist Revolution of or the Cultural Re This is a fascinating look at a pivotal time in the formation of the culture of modern China.

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Bitter Revolution is by no means a comprehensive history of modern China. However, the events and people Mitter chooses to expound upon are so thoroughly explained that no reader will be left with gaps. One need not be a scholar of Chinese history to understand Mitter's arguments because he formulates them with great detail/5. A Bitter Revolution: China's struggle with the modern world. by Rana Mitter. Making of the Modern World. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *.


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A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World. Rana Mitter. China today is poised to play a key role on the world stage, but in the early twentieth century the situation was very different. In this powerful new look at modern China, Rana Mitter goes back to a pivotal moment in Chinese history to uncover the origins of the painful transition from pre-modern to modern world.

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The May Fourth Movement took its name from a violent protest in Beijing on the 4th of Maysparked by outrage at the Versailles Treaty transferring the German colonies in China to Japan. In A Bitter Revolution, Rana Mitter follows the strands that run through that movement and the broader New Culture Movement down to the present.

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Author: Rana Mitter ISBN: X Genre: History File Size:. This is a fascinating look at a pivotal time in the formation of the culture of modern China. The “Bitter Revolution” of the title is not the Communist Revolution of or the Cultural Revolution of the s, but the revolution of ideas that climaxed i.

A bitter revolution. Rana Mitter. Publication date. Topics. China -- History -- 20th century, China -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

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This book discusses how the fundamental narrative of the May Fourth Movement of was 3/5(2). In this hugely acclaimed book Archie Brown provides an indispensable history that examines the origins of the ideology, its development in different countries, its collapse in many states following the Soviet.

Description In this powerful new look at modern China, Rana Mitter goes back to a pivotal moment in Chinese history to uncover the origins of the painful transition from pre-modern to modern. Mitter identifies May 4,as the defining moment of China's twentieth-century history.

Read the full-text online edition of A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the. "Rana Mitter's A Bitter Revolution is an ambitious and thoughtful study of China in the 20th century through the light of the modernising, anti-foreigner movement known as the May 4th movement, which draws illuminating parallels between China and Japan, Weimar Germany and much else."--History Today "Fresh and interesting."--Library JournalBrand: Oxford University Press.

A must read for anyone interested in the origins of China's contribution to the making of today's world' Akira Iriye About the author: Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of St Cross College.

He is the author of A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World. His wonderful book takes a longer view of Chinese history in the 20th century, launching its narrative in when there was an incident of some renown in China – the May Fourth Movement began at this point in time – and then it looks at the country’s struggle to accommodate modernity.: A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World (Making of the Modern World) () by Mitter, Rana and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().จำนวน A Bitter Revolution: ประวัติศาสตร์จีนสมัยใหม่ ชิ้น หยิบใส่ถุง หมวดหมู่: History of Everything ป้ายกำกับ: 4 พฤษภาคม, China, History, MayFourth, New Releases, Revolution, จีน.