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Province and Nation: The Chekiang Provincial Autonomy Movement, 1917–1927
Humiliated and shaken by the depredations of the imperialist nations, early twentieth-century Chinese leaders sought the establishment of a strong nation-state. Bitter struggles over the means toExpand
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The Columbia Guide to Modern Chinese History
Part I: Historical Narrative 1: The Decline of the Traditional State, 1780-19012: Building State and Nation Amid Cultural Revolution3: Social Revolution: Alternatives for State and Nation, 1928-604:Expand
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Revolution and Its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History
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 toExpand
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Blood Road: The Mystery of Shen Dingyi in Revolutionary China
Blood Road is a complex mix of social history, literary analysis, political biography, and murder mystery. It explores and analyzes the social and cultural dynamics of the Chinese revolution of theExpand
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In a Sea of Bitterness: Refugees during the Sino-Japanese War
The Japanese invasion of Shanghai in 1937 led some thirty million Chinese to flee their homes in terror, and live--in the words of artist and writer Feng Zikai--"in a sea of bitterness" as refugees.Expand
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Song full of tears : nine centuries of Chinese life at Xiang Lake
Combining evocative historical description and cogent analysis, Song Full of Tears is a chronicle of nine hundred years of life in southeast China. It reveals the workings of Chinese society in timesExpand
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Contours of Revolutionary Change in a Chinese County, 1900–1950
MNOST LOCAL STUDIES of the "revolution" in pre-1949 China have focused on Communist successes and failures during the 1930s and 1940s in the base areas of north and central China. It seems obvious,Expand
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Chinese elites and political change : Zhejiang Province in the early twentieth century
PART ONE: THE CONTEXT OF ELITE ACTIVITY 1. Elites and Political Development: The Historical Context 2. The Four Zhejiangs 3. Common Organizations in the Four Zhejiangs PART TWO: THE SOCIOPOLITICALExpand
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Diaries as a Historical Source: Goldmines and/or Slippery Slopes
Abstract Jay Taylor's Important revisionist work is based extensively on Chiang Kaishek's diary. A diary is a curious resource, allegedly straightforward and factfilled, but shaped by memory (if onlyExpand
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