New publication by Dr Rana Mitter

Dr Rana Mitter`s new book Modern China: A Very Short Introduction` was published this month by Oxford University Press.

Rana Mitter is University Lecturer in the History and Politics of Modern China and Fellow, St Cross College.

The Very Short Introduction` series is designed to present the state of the art on a particular topic. In this case, the contents cover China`s politics, history, economy, culture, and society in a concise form that takes into account the latest research findings from the field. The website for the book is:

Other Department members have also contributed to this series, including:

David Miller

`Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction`

(please see ) and

Michael Freeden

`Ideology: A Very Short Introduction`

(please see ).