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China: The Pessoptimist Nation

China: The Pessoptimist Nation

by William A. Callahan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199549955
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/18/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

William A. Callahan is Professor of International Politics and China Studies at the University of Manchester, and Co-Director of the British Inter-University China Center at Oxford University. His recent publications include Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia (2006) and Contingent States: Greater China and Transnational Relations (2004).

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1. Introduction: Soft Power, Pessoptimism and the Rise of China
2. When is China? (1): Patriotic Education and the Century of National Humiliation
3. When is China? (2): Producing and Consuming National Humiliation Days
4. Where is China? The Cartography of National Humiliation
5. Who is China? (1): Foreign Brothers and Domestic Strangers
6. Who is China? (2): Trauma, Community and Gender in Sino-Japanese Relations
7. Conclusion: How To Be Chinese in the Twenty-First Century
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