In Search of Chinese Democracy: Civil Opposition in Nationalist China, 1929-1949

In Search of Chinese Democracy: Civil Opposition in Nationalist China, 1929-1949

by Edmund S. K. Fung
     
 

Fung argues that the reasons democracy did not take root in China were more political than cultural.See more details below

Overview

Fung argues that the reasons democracy did not take root in China were more political than cultural.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521771245
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2014
Series:
Cambridge Modern China Series
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The dictatorial regime; 2. Setting the opposition agenda: the issue of human rights, 1929–31; 3. The National Emergency 1932–6: political and intellectual responses; 4. In defense of democracy 1933–6; 5. An abortive democratic experiment: the people's political council, 1939–45; 6. Wartime democratic thought; 7. The third force movement: the Chinese democratic league, 1941–5; 8. 'Peace, democracy, unification, and reconstruction' 1946; 9. The last stand of Chinese liberalism; Conclusion; Selected bibliography; Glossary; Index.

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