The Contemporary China Series focuses on introducing the ways, systems, thoughts and charm of China to foreign readers who are interested in contemporary situation of China.
With impressive Chinese values as the theoretical basis, the eight-volume series, covering the overall strategies on the five construction aspects, namely, economy, politics, culture, society and ecological civilization, elaborated in the Report of the 18th CPC National Congress, gives a comprehensive introduction to the general situation of main fields of contemporary China and the socialist development road with Chinese characteristics, and establishes a good country image.
Members of the editorial committee and authors are experts from the Institute of Contemporary China Studies, the Party History Research Center of the CPC Central Committee, Peking University and Renmin University of China etc.
The series’ targeted readership includes foreign adults who pay close attention to China’s status quo and future and hope to learn about the country, and extensive Chinese readers as well. The series can also serve as a reference book for foreign students who are learning Chinese language and culture to study China’s contemporary situation and development.
Contemporary China is not only a succession of traditional China but also an innovative pioneering country advancing with the times. At the social transitional period, China is facing the future with a brand new posture. The book gives a comprehensive and concise introduction to the formation of the multinational country and Chinese culture, the struggle and development of the country in modern times, the history from the founding of New China to the Reform and Opening-up practice, the opportunities and challenges of today’s China, and the contribution to global development of China through self-perfection etc.
Jin Bo, with degrees of BA of History, LLM and LLD, is mainly engaged in studying history and politics. He had been teaching and researching at a university for a long period. He is working on news release. His works include Reading China.