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Author Baum, Richard, 1940-2012.

Title The fall and rise of China [(DVD) videorecording] / Richard Baum.

Publication Info. Chantilly, Va. : The Teaching Company, [2010]
©2010
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 Nichols Adult Great Courses  951.05 BAU    AVAILABLE
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Description 8 videodiscs (1440 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series The great courses. History, Modern history
Great courses (DVD). Modern history.
System Details DVD ; NTSC, region 1.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Lecture duration: 30 minutes each.
"Course number 8370."
Bibliography Guidebook includes bibliographical references (pages 214-224).
Performer Professor Richard Baum, University of California, Los Angeles, lecturer.
Contents disc 1. 1. The splendor that was China, 600-1700 ; 2. Malthus and Manchu hubris, 1730-1800 ; 3. Barbarians at the gate, 1800-1860 ; 4. Rural misery and rebellion, 1842-1860 ; 5. The self-strengthening movement, 1860-1890 ; 6. Hundred days of reform and the boxer uprising -- disc 2. 7. The end of empire, 1900-1911 ; 8. The failed republic, 1912-1919 ; 9. The birth of Chinese communism, 1917-1925 ; 10. Chiang, Mao, and civil war, 1926-1934 ; 11.The republican experiment, 1927-1937 ; 12. "Resist Japan!" 1937-1945.
disc 3. 13. Chiang's last stand, 1945-1949 ; 14. "The Chinese people have stood up!" ; 15. Korea, Taiwan, and the Cold War, 1950-1954 ; 16. Socialist transformation, 1953-1957 ; 17. Cracks in the monolith, 1957-1958 ; 18. The great leap forward, 1958-1960 -- disc 4. 19. Demise of the great leap forward, 1959-1962 ; 20. "Never forget class struggle!" 1962-1965 ; 21. "Long live Chairman Mao!" 1964-1965 ; 22. Mao's last revolution begins, 1965-1966 ; 23.The children's crusade, 1966-1967 ; 24. The storm subsides, 1968-1969.
disc 5. 25. The Sino-Soviet war of nerves, 1964-1969 ; 26. Nixon, Kissinger, and China, 1969-1972 ; 27. Mao's deterioration and death, 1971-1976 ; 28. The legacy of Mao Zedong--an appraisal ; 29. The post-Mao interregnum, 1976-1977 ; 30. Hua Guofeng and the four modernizations -- disc 6. 31. Deng takes command, 1978-1979 ; 32. The historic Third Plenum, 1978 ; 33. The "normalization" of U.S.-China relations ; 34. Deng consolidates his power, 1979-1980 ; 35. Socialist democracy and the rule of law ; 36. Burying Mao, 1981-1983.
disc 7. 37. "To get rich is glorious," 1982-1986 ; 38. The fault lines of reform, 1984-1987 ; 39. The road to Tiananmen, 1987-1989 ; 40. The empire strikes back, 1989 ; 41. After the deluge, 1989-1992 ; 42. The "Roaring Nineties," 1992-1999 -- disc 8. 43. The rise of Chinese nationalism, 1993-2001 ; 44. China's lost territories: Taiwan, Hong Kong ; 45. China in the new millennium, 2000-2008 ; 46. China's information revolution ; 47. "One world, one dream": the 2008 Olympics ; 48. China's rise--the sleeping giant stirs.
Subject China -- History -- Videodiscs.
China -- Civilization -- Videodiscs.
Genre Filmed lectures.
DVD-Video discs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 9781598036411 (set)
1598036416 (set)
Music No. ID8370A-01 Teaching Co. (discs)
PB8370A Teaching Co. (book)
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