Chinese Nationalism: The State of the Nation

  title={Chinese Nationalism: The State of the Nation},
  author={Petersen Harris},
  journal={The China Journal},
  pages={121 - 137}
  • P. Harris
  • Published 1 July 1997
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • The China Journal
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