Encyclopedia of Modern China
Publisher: Charles Scribners & Sons | ISBN: 0684315661 | edition 2009 | PDF | 2500 pages | 91,5 mb
Covering the period 1800 to the present, this attractive and authoritative set includes 936 entries and sidebars by nearly 500 authors. Contributors are an admirably international group, representing (mostly) universities in the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, and elsewhere. A large contingent is based in Hong Kong, while a handful is based in mainland China. Editor Pong states in his introduction that “the importance of the international character of this encyclopedia project cannot be overstressed.” Immediately apparent are the hundreds of high-quality photographs, maps, charts, graphs, and other illustrations (a high proportion in color).