China (Paperback)

A New History, Second Enlarged Edition

By John King Fairbank, Merle Goldman

Belknap Press, 9780674018280, 560pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

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John King Fairbank was the West's doyen on China, and this book is the full and final expression of his lifelong engagement with this vast ancient civilization. It remains a masterwork without parallel. The distinguished historian Merle Goldman brings the book up to date, covering reforms in the post-Mao period through the early years of the twenty-first century, including the leadership of Hu Jintao. She also provides an epilogue discussing the changes in contemporary China that will shape the nation in the years to come.