14 black & white illustrations, 70 black & white tables, 14 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
Part One 1. Changes in Modern China and Their Causes 2. The Qing State and Its Success 3. The Withering State and Its Consequences 4. Empire-wide Unrest and Failures in State-Building, 1850-70 5. Sate Revitalisation and Federalism, 1850-1911 6. Musical Chairs: More State-Builders in the Twentieth Century Part Two 7. Benchmarking Economic Performance, 1800-2000 8. Performance with the Private Economy, 1800-1936 9. Performance under Destruction, 1937-77 10. Fast Recovery, Growth, Development and the Future 11. Conclusion
Kent Deng is Reader in the Department of Economic History at the London School of Economics, UK.