The fall and rise of China / Richard Baum

Author(s): Baum, Richard, 1940-2012
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Subjects: China--History
China--Civilization
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chantilly, Va. : The Teaching Company, c2010
Series: The great courses
Modern history
Great courses (DVD). Modern history
LC Classification: D, DS
Additional Authors: Teaching Company
Notes: ISBN: 9781598036411 (set)
ISBN: 1598036416 (set)
Lecture duration: 30 minutes each
"Course no. 8370"
DVD ; NTSC, region 1
Guidebook includes bibliographical references (p. 214-224)
Contents: pt. 1: lecture 1. The splendor that was China, 600-1700 -- lecture 2. Malthus and Manchu hubris, 1730-1800 -- lecture 3. Barbarians at the gate, 1800-1860 -- lecture 4. Rural misery and rebellion, 1842-1860 -- lecture 5. The self-strengthening movement, 1860-1890 -- lecture 6. Hundred days of reform and the boxer uprising -- lecture 7. The end of empire, 1900-1911 -- lecture 8. The failed republic, 1912-1919 -- lecture 9. The birth of Chinese communism, 1917-1925 -- lecture 10. Chiang, Mao, and civil war, 1926-1934 -- lecture 11. The republican experiment, 1927-1937 lecture 12. "Resist Japan!" 1937-1945 --
Contents: pt. 2: lecture 13. Chiang's last stand, 1945-1949 -- lecture 14. "The Chinese people have stood up!" -- lecture 15. Korea, Taiwan, and the Cold War, 1950-1954 -- lecture 16. Socialist transformation, 1953-1957 -- lecture 17. Cracks in the monolith, 1957-1958 -- lecture 18. The great leap forward, 1958-1960 -- lecture 19. Demise of the great leap forward, 1959-1962 -- lecture 20. "Never forget class struggle!" 1962-1965 -- lecture 21. "Long live Chairman Mao!" 1964-1965 -- lecture 22. Mao's last revolution begins, 1965-1966 -- lecture 23. The children's crusade, 1966-1967 -- lecture 24. The storm subsides, 1968-1969 --
Contents: pt. 3: lecture 25. The Sino-Soviet war of nerves, 1964-1969 -- lecture 26. Nixon, Kissinger, and China, 1969-1972 -- lecture 27. Mao's deterioration and death, 1971-1976 -- lecture 28. The legacy of Mao Zedong--an appraisal -- lecture 29. The post-Mao interregnum, 1976-1977 -- lecture 30. Hua Guofeng and the four modernizations -- lecture 31. Deng takes command, 1978-1979 -- lecture 32. The historic Third Plenum, 1978 -- lecture 33. The "normalization" of U.S.-China relations -- lecture 34. Deng consolidates his power, 1979-1980 -- lecture 35. Socialist democracy and the rule of law lecture 36. Burying Mao, 1981-1983 --
Contents: pt. 4: lecture 37. "To get rich is glorious," 1982-1986 -- lecture 38. The fault lines of reform, 1984-1987 -- lecture 39. The road to Tiananmen, 1987-1989 -- lecture 40. The empire strikes back, 1989 -- lecture 41. After the deluge, 1989-1992 -- lecture 42. The "Roaring Nineties," 1992-1999 -- lecture 43. The rise of Chinese nationalism, 1993-2001 -- lecture 44. China's lost territories--Taiwan, Hong Kong -- lecture 45. China in the new millennium, 2000-2008 -- lecture 46. China's information revolution -- lecture 47. "One world, one dream"--the 2008 Olympics -- lecture 48. China's rise--the sleeping giant stirs
Summary: Professor Richard Baum, University of California, Los Angeles, delivers 48 lectures on the history of China
Physical Description: 8 videodiscs (1440 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (224 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
OCLC Number: 614521619
ISBN/ISSN: 9781598036411
1598036416

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