The Making of Modern China

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Pub Date: 11/28/2017

Pages: 176

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

Imprint: Stone Bridge Press

ISBN 13: 9781611720396

ISBN 10: 1611720397

Price: / $19.99 CAN$14.95

Category: COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction

The Making of Modern China

By Jing Liu

Price: $14.95



About the Book

"Does what it sets out to do and serves as a Chinese history text teenagers might actually read." —Asian Review of Books on Division to Unification in Imperial China

The fourth volume in the Understanding China Through Comics series covers the stunningly productive Ming dynasty and its fall to the Manchus under the Qing, the last Chinese dynasty. The book also addresses Wang Yangming's School of Mind and the painful process of modernization and conflict with the West and Japan, including the Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion. Includes timeline.

Jing Liu is a Beijing- and Davis, CA–based designer and entrepreneur who uses his artistry to tell the story of China.

About the Book

“An excellent introduction to the large trends of early Chinese history; ideal for those new to the subject."—School Library Journal


Jing Liu is an artist and entrepreneur from Beijing, China. He is currently the Managing Director of Moli Design, a China-based design firm that counts the BBC, MasterCard, The Ford Foundation, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and UNICEF among its many clients. Liu graduated from Beijing University of Technology with undergraduate degrees in industrial design and engineering, and a masters in international economics and trade.