The Tyranny Of History. The Roots Of China's Crisis

Jenner W.J. F

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Publisher: Allen Lane/Penquin Press
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 1992
Edition: First Edition

Description: 255 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Based on a series of lectures given by Professor Jenner in New Zealand shortly after Tiananmen square, this book examines the peculiarity of Chinese history, and of the unique burden that history places on present-day China, which Jenner sees in a state of serious crisis, possibly even of potential collapse. The book offers an understanding of recent events in China and the challenge of the future. The author does not see democracy fitting easily into China's political system but does see some hope as the tyranny of China's past and the unity of the imperial state begin to unravel.

ISBN: 0713990600


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