Dictionary of Contemporary China
Editions Armand Colin
The Dictionary of Contemporary China gives a substantial understanding of today’s China from a social sciences point of view through analysis of a great number of specialists. It features a wide array of entries related to such topics as history, international relations, geography, anthropology, science, technology and culture. A list of references at the end of each article gives the reader the opportunity to extend the analysis of the concept. A number of colored maps are found at the end of the volume. Whether used as a reference book or a cultural guide, this unique work has something to offer everyone, from the student seeking updated information to the traveler eager to get a general view of the country.
Thierry Sanjuan : Thierry Sanjuan is a professor at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is the author and co-author of several books on China. He is currently working on a biography of Mao Zedong.