The Chinese Enlightenment

The Chinese Enlightenment

by Vera Schwarcz
     
 

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It is widely accepted, both inside China and in the West, that contemporary Chinese history begins with the May Fourth Movement. Vera Schwarcz's imaginative new study provides China scholars and historians with an analysis of what makes that event a turning point in the intellectual, spiritual, cultural and political life of twentieth-century China.

Overview


It is widely accepted, both inside China and in the West, that contemporary Chinese history begins with the May Fourth Movement. Vera Schwarcz's imaginative new study provides China scholars and historians with an analysis of what makes that event a turning point in the intellectual, spiritual, cultural and political life of twentieth-century China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520068377
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/05/1990
Series:
Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
0.92(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author


Vera Schwarcz is Professor of East Asian Studies and History at Wesleyan University.

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