1st Edition

The Making of a Sino-Marxist World View Perceptions and Interpretations of World History in the People's Republic of China

By Dorothea A.L. Martin Copyright 1991

    Outlines the political pressures that have shaped the writing and interpretation of modern world history in post-1949 China, and assesses the impact of these pressures and political themes through three case studies: the 17th-century English revolution, the Paris Commune, and the treatment of the Th

    This lavishly illustrated full-color set is organized by the time frames that mirror the National Standards for world history for grades 6-12. An ideal supplement to all the major textbooks, it offers appealing and comprehensive biographies of history's most influential figures - both famous and infamous."Lifelines in World History" features biographies of figures from Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Southwest Asia, and covers the most significant events and trends in world history. Each volume includes 15-20 biographies, and in addition to biographical information, each entry includes engaging sidebars that feature key dates, more people to know, words from their time, and cultural connections. The set also includes numerous full-color maps.


    DOROTHEA A. L. MARTIN earned her M.A. in Third World history from the University of California, and her Ph.D. in modem Chinese history from the University of Hawaii. She is assistant professor of history at Appalachian State University.