China's Peril and Promise: An Advanced Reader: Vocabulary and Grammar Notes

An innovative way for students to sharpen their Chinese language abilities while learning about Chinese culture


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Apr 15, 1996
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China’s Peril and Promise is an advanced Chinese reader in two volumes for students who want to enhance their understanding of modern China in general and modern Chinese literature and intellectuals in particular. The selections—which span the twentieth century and include essays, short stories, biographies, and criticism—expose students not only to a variety of modern Chinese literary genres but also to some of the major substantive issues that modern Chinese intellectuals have faced. This volume of China’s Peril and Promise contains the vocabulary and grammar notes. The companion volume provides the readings.

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