Heinemann Advanced History: China 1900-76

Geoff Stewart

Heinemann Advanced History: China 1900-76

By Geoff Stewart
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China 1900-76 is the ideal book for students studying China in the twentieth century from the downfall of Imperial China to the death of Mao Tse Tung. It explores how China's political landscape and international relationships have changed throughout the period, focusing on key figures such as Chiang Kai Shek and events such as the War with Japan.


Each of the books is a manageable topic giving students a clear sense of achievement as they work their way through. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information.

Series overview
The Heinemann Advanced History Series is a series which provides excellent coverage of all the most popular topics.
Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • The new China: a troubled and chaotic childhood, 1912-27
  • Rival visions of the new China, 1928-37
  • war with Japan
  • Civil war and communist victory
  • The new dynasty: China, 1949-56
  • Politics, personalities, dissent and repression: China 1954-58
  • The Great Leap Forward
  • Recovery and revolution: China, 1961-69
  • China and the world, 1949-76
  • The last years of the red emperor: China 1969-76
  • Assessment