Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China: Essays in Honor of Maurice Meisner

Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China: Essays in Honor of Maurice Meisner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739165720
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 03/31/2011
Series: AsiaWorld Series
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Catherine Lynch is Emeritus in the History Department, Eastern Connecticut State University, and Research Fellow in the Institute of Modern Chinese Thought and Culture at East China Normal University in Shanghai, China. Robert B. Marks is the Richard and Billie Deihl Professor of History at Whittier College. Paul G. Pickowicz is Distinguished Professor of History and Chinese Studies and holder of the Endowed Chair in Modern Chinese History at the University of California, San Diego.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction: Chinese Radicalism in Historical Context Catherine Lynch Robert B. Marks Paul G. Pickowicz 1

1 Individualism and Nationalism in the Thought of Chen Duxiu, 1904-1918 Sooyoung Kim 11

2 Radical Visions of Time in Modern China: The Utopianism of Mao Zedong and Liang Shuming Catherine Lynch 29

3 Peasant and Woman in Maoist Revolutionary Theory, 1920s-1950s Tina Mai Chen 55

4 Mao and Tibet Lee Feigon 79

5 Chinese Communists and the Environment Robert B. Marks 105

6 Post-Socialist Capitalism in Rural China Thomas D. Lutze 133

7 Independent Chinese Film: Seeing the Not-Usually-Visible in Rural China Paul G. Pickowicz 161

8 The "Rise of China"? Brace Cumings 185

Index 209

About the Contributors 221

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