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    • The Search for Modern China

    • By: Jonathan D. Spence
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 36 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    The history of China is as rich and strange as that of any country on earth. Yet for many, China’s history remains unknown, or known only through the stylized images that generations in the West have cherished or reviled as truth. With his command of character and event - the product of 30 years of research and reflection in the field - Spence dispels those myths in a powerful narrative. Over four centuries of Chinese history, Spence fashions the astonishing story of the effort to achieve a modern China.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Read, Difficult Chinese

    • By Patricia on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $27.97