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Using the Past to Serve the Present : Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China :  Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China - Jonathan Unger

Using the Past to Serve the Present : Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China

Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China

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Published: 1993
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An historiographical examination of the political debates of the 1980s over despotism in Chinese history and over Party history. The extent of popular culture and its reinterpretation of history is also assessed, as governmental control of the media has decreased.

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Contributorsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
'The Play's the Thing': Wu Han and Hai Rui Revisitedp. 9
'In Guise of a Congratulation': Political Symbolism in Zhou Xinfang's Play Hai Rui Submits His Memorialp. 46
The Strange Case of Liu Zhidanp. 104
Qu Yuan and the Artists: Ancient Symbols and Modern Politics in the Post-Mao Erap. 124
Party Historiographyp. 151
The Controversy over 'Feudal Despotism': Politics and Historiography in China, 1978-82p. 174
'The Spiritual Heritage of Chinese Capitalism': Recent Trends in the Historiography of Chinese Enterprise Managementp. 205
Socialism with Chinese Characteristics: Sun Yatsen and the International Development of Chinap. 239
History for the Massesp. 260
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ISBN: 9780873327473
ISBN-10: 0873327470
Series: Contemporary China Papers
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.64