Contemporary China (Contemporary States and Societies Series)
A lively, accessible and concise introduction to political, economic and social life in China. Illustrated with maps, charts and tables throughout, the book assumes no prior knowledge, and places current developments clearly in their historical, cultural and international context. It offers an ideal starting point for students and general readers looking for an introduction to contemporary China that is readable, informative, sophisticated and thought-provoking.
About the Author
Kerry Brown leads the Europe China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN) and is Head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House. From July 2012 he will be Professor and Executive Director of the China Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Australia.