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Modern China: A Very Short Introduction

Tuesday 5 April 2016

15 Minutes


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Welcome to a Very Short Introduction soapbox. A short talk lasting 15 minutes from an expert in the field. The talk is free and takes place in Blackwell’s Marquee, next to the Sheldonian Theatre.

University of Oxford lecturer in the history and politics of modern China Rana Mitter offers the listener a variety of ways to understand the world’s most populous nation with a short guide to the country’s society, culture, economy, politics and art. Mitter is author of The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance and Collaboration in Modern China, and A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World.

Sponsored by Oxford University Press.