Franklin

The making of the modern Chinese state 1600-1950 / Huaiyin Li.

Author/Creator:
Li, Huaiyin author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
China -- Politics and government -- 1644-1912.
China -- Politics and government -- 1912-1949.
Politics and government.
China.
Summary:
"The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600-1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding modern China's development"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The rise of an early-modern territorial state: China in the early to mid-Qing period
Limits to territorial expansion: fiscal constitution and war-making under the Qing
Regionalized centralism: the resilience and fragility of the late Qing state
Between the frontier and the coast: geopolitical strategy reoriented
A nation-state in the making: Manchu-Han relations under the new policies
Centralized regionalism: the rise of regional fiscal-military states
In search of national unity: frontier rebuilding under the Republic
The fate of semi-centralism: the Nationalist state succeeded and failed
Total centralism at work: the confluence of breakthroughs in state-making.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Li, Huaiyin. Making of the modern Chinese state 1600-1950.
ISBN:
9781138362451
9781138362444
1138362441
113836245X
9780429432071
OCLC:
1091256180
Publisher Number:
99982291606
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