New Qing History: Dispute, Dialog, and Influence

  title={New Qing History: Dispute, Dialog, and Influence},
  author={Guo Wu},
  journal={The Chinese Historical Review},
  pages={47 - 69}
  • Guo Wu
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Sociology, History
  • The Chinese Historical Review
This article studies the New Qing History approach that arose in the US in the 1980s and the ensuing responses to it, and how these responses can be understood in the context of American China studies, twentieth-century historiographical trends, and Chinese nationalism. It argues that the New Qing History approach should be considered in a contextualized and de-politicized way. After examining how Chinese-born scholars responded to the controversial issues (sinicization, the nature of the Qing… 

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