The People's Republic of China 1949-76

The People's Republic of China 1949-76

By (author) Michael Lynch

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Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online (www.accesstohistory.co.uk) The People's Republic of China 1949-76 The title charts China's remarkable and tumultuous development from the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949 to Mao's death in 1976. The book examines the widespread social and economic change that resulted from the Communist revolution, including the changes to agriculture, the five-year-plans and the 'Hundred Flowers' campaign. It then goes on to look at the reasons for the Cultural Revolution and its legacy. In addition, the author analyses Mao's status as a political leader and his importance in the domestic developments of China from 1949-76.

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 170.18 x 241.3 x 10.16mm | 385.55g
  • 01 Sep 2008
  • HODDER EDUCATION
  • London
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • black and white photos and diagrams
  • 0340929278
  • 9780340929278
  • 52,326

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Michael Lynch is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. His research interests are in modern European and Chinese history and he has authored and edited several titles in the Access to History series.

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