Revolution and Its Past: Indentities and Change in Modern Chinese History / Edition 2

Revolution and Its Past: Indentities and Change in Modern Chinese History / Edition 2

by R. Keith Schoppa
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131930391
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/12/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.88(d)

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Table of Contents

I. FROM THE HEIGHTS TO THE DEPTHS: CHALLENGES TO TRADITIONAL CHINESE IDENTITIES, 1780-1901.

1. Personal Identities.

2. Chinese and Manchus.

3. The Opium War and the Treaty System: Challenges to Chinese Identity.

4. An Age of Rebellion: Defiance of and Commitment to Traditional Chinese Identities and Approaches.

5. The Power of Traditional Cultural Identity: Chinese Reactions to Continuing Threats.

6. The Devastating Nineties: Destroying Traditional Identities.

II. “NO CHECKING THE TIDES OF CHANGE”: RECONSTRUCTING SOCIAL, CULTURAL, AND POLITICAL IDENTITY, 1901-1928.

7. The Revolutionary Manchus.

8. Selecting Identities: The Early Republic.

9. Constructing a New Cultural Identity: The May Fourth Movement.

10. Drawing the Sword: The Politicization of Identity.

III. REVOLUTION AND IDENTITY: SOCIAL REVOLUTION AND THE POWER OF TRADITION, 1928-1960.

11. Revolution in Retreat: The Nanjing Decade.

12. Revolution Reborn: The Communists in the 1930s.

13. A Rising Clash of National Identities: China and Japan, the 1920s and 1930s.

14. The Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945.

15. Toward Daybreak: Struggling for China's Identity, 1945- 1949.

16. Paths to the Future.

17. Coming Unglued.

IV. FROM “POLITICS IN COMMAND” TO THE GLORY OF GETTING RICH: CONTEMPORARY CHANGE AND IDENTITY, 1961-2000.

18. Death Dance: The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

19. The End of Communism: “Tomorrow is the Children's.”

20. Successes and Problems at Century's End.

21. Nation and Identity: The Place of China in the World and of the Chinese in China.

22. Riding the Political Waves: Literature, Art, Cinema, and Popular Culture.

23. A Question of Identity: The Republic of China on Taiwan Since the 1970s.

Epilogue.

Index.

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