Short , which is good. Don't confuse "modern" with "present" which I did. Perfect to add to your reading list before a trip to China.Published 8 months ago by Gloria Kennedy
Indeed a short good "to-the-point" history of China.
Highly recommended to anyone interested in a beginner's guide to Chinese history.
I have a number of Chinese friends that are not fond of the Japanese, I now understand why! A good recent history of China for someone who is not a historian. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Mr
First, it must be stressed that this review is about the format of the book, not the content, so it says nothing about the author, who is a respected authority on modern Chinese... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Cambridge Don
I bought this book to get some basic information about the recent history of China. After reading the first three chapters, which basically deal with Chinese history, I was... Read morePublished 24 months ago by S. Gössl