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Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination

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  • Title: Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination
  • Author: Robert Bickers
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 116
  • Format: Kindle Edition

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Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination

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  1. Brisk, well written narrative about Chinese relationships with Western powers, finding a long history of broken traits, mutual distrust, and backbiting He starts after the end of WWI incredibly enough, not in the middle of the Opium Wars or the Boxer Rebellion , and continues through the handover of Hong Kong in 1997 Bickers takes a wide sweep he covers art exhibitions, the tensions between Chinese city and countryside, and the yellow peril in movies and books He does not write about the Japanes [...]


  2. Bickers would have earned five stars from me had he stopped writing after the 250 or so pages that bring this history to 1949 Until that point, he does a brilliant job of illuminating Chinese nationalism, artfully mixing the perspective of foreigners which is dominant, but never approved of, thus useful and that of Chinese However, his account of the People s Republic didn t do it for me He spends time talking about how few foreigners there were in Shanghai than the Bandung Conference and gener [...]


  3. What matters in China matters to us all This book is an excellent scholarly account and a very detailed history of China from the end of the First World War to its rise as a powerful country in the 21st century Robert Bickers, a professor at the University of Bristol, tells a complex tale of the forces of attraction, rejection and interdependence that have consistently defined China s varied dealings with the world.When looking back at the history of World War II, we tend to concentrate on the m [...]


  4. For China the past is becoming important A richly detailed, assiduously complied and cogently crafted history of China since 1917, this does much to restore balance in how the Nationalist period is to be seen, and also to identify the ebbs and flows in the country s history I enjoyed the author s previous book The Scramble for China , but this is better The writing is less self consciously clever, whilst still retaining elegancies and fruitfulnesses It is less indulgent in its own picturesquene [...]


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