- Hardcover: 400 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; 3 edition (October 9, 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0195106288
- ISBN-13: 978-0195106282
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,482,733 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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People's China: A Brief History 3rd Edition
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Praise for previous editions:
"A major success. Written with unusual clarity and simplicity, it is also based on deeply understood, profoundly digested knowledge."--History: Reviews of New Books
"The narrative is useful and rich inasmuch as it traces these campaigns quite vividly within the space of just 350 pages....The excellent portraits of Chinese leaders and the graphs add considerably to the value of this extremely useful volume."--International Studies
"A lucid, dispassionate account of Chinese history during the last four decades. It is based on sound, scholarly research, and reads extremely well. A valuable contribution."--E-tu Zen Sun, Pennsylvania State University
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Craig Dietrich, Professor of History, University of Southern Maine.
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