Prof. Rana Mitter: “Modern China” | Talks at Google

For this talk about Modern China Talks at Google welcomes Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China in Oxford, fellow of St. Cross College, and author of Oxford University Press’ Very Short Introduction to Modern China.

In his talk, Mitter discusses a country that seems to be full of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world’s most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity. He offers an entry to understanding the world’s most populous nation, giving an integrated picture of modern Chinese society, culture, economy, politics, and art.

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