The Intellectual in Modern Chinese History

  title={The Intellectual in Modern Chinese History},
  author={Timothy Cheek},
Introduction: for the public good 1. Reform: making China fit the world (1895-1915) 2. Revolution: awakening new China (1915-35) 3. Rejuvenation: organizing China (1936-56) 4. Revolutionary revival: overthrowing the lords of nation-building (1957-76) 5. Reviving reform: correcting revolutionary errors (1976-95) 6. Rejuvenation: securing the Chinese dream (1996-2015) Conclusion: intellectuals, China and the world Who's who: intellectuals featured in the main text Further reading Bibliography… Expand
The recasting of Chinese socialism: The Chinese New Left since 2000
In post-Mao China, a group of Chinese intellectuals who formed what became the New Left (新左派) sought to renew socialism in China in a context of globalization and the rise of social inequalities theyExpand
Dreaming a Future for China: Visions of Socialism among Chinese Intellectuals in the Early 1930s
The article examines Chinese leftist intellectuals’ visions of China’s future as they were published in a special issue of Dongfang zazhi (Eastern Miscellany) in 1933. It places their texts in theExpand
Mapping the intellectual public sphere in China today
The papers in this research dialogue section are the product of a project that examines intellectual life in China since the 1990s – chiefly the efforts by academic public intellectuals to rethinkExpand
Semi/colonial Futures: Visions of Shanghai's Future in Prewar China
Abstract:In 1934, Zhonghua Publishing House (Zhonghua shuju) released Shanghai's Future (Shanghai de jianglai), a collection of 79 essays composed by well- and lesser-known intellectual figures ofExpand
Reform and Closing Up: Thought Reform and the Institutional Reorganization of Shanghai's Universities
Abstract:This article traces the history of Shanghai's higher education institutions during the early People's Republic. Initially, the Communists had many advantages in Shanghai's universities, butExpand
Introduction: Radical Rural Intellectuals
Using the Bishan Commune (2010–2016) as prism, this book explores the increasing number of Chinese artists, academics, intellectuals and activists who have been turning towards the countryside as theExpand
Wuxing: An Investigation Into the Interpretations of Traditional Chinese Cosmology in Contemporary China
  • Xing Wang
  • Sociology
  • The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology
  • 2019
This paper, based on the author's ethnographic descriptions, explores an alternative narrative of the relationship between traditional Chinese culture and ‘Western science’ in contemporary China.Expand
How to Write a Diary in Mao’s New China: Guidebooks in the Crafting of Socialist Subjectivities
The Maoist regime has conventionally been understood as a totalitarian apparatus hostile to the individual. Yet the mass dictatorship also saw the proliferation of guidebooks on how to write a diary.Expand
The Sinosphere left looks at rising China: Missed dialogues and the search for an ‘Asian perspective’
Contemporary left-wing debate in the Sinosphere, here limited to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Hong Kong, and Taiwan, is often fuelled by the political, economic, and social implications ofExpand
A Chill in Spring: Literary Exchange and Political Struggle in the Hundred Flowers and Anti-Rightist Campaigns of 1956–1958
Who had the power to innovate in the linguistic and literary realms in the high Mao era? To date, scholars have emphasized a top-down enforcement of formulaic language through a mixture of CommunistExpand


The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929
Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction: Locating Beijing University in History 1. Schools, Politics, and Reform in the Nineteenth Century 2. The Imperial University and Late-Qing Beijing 3.Expand
Intellectuals in Revolutionary China, 1921-1949: Leaders, Heroes and Sophisticates
  • H. Ip
  • Political Science
  • 2004
Part 1: Introduction 1. Perspectives Part 2: Leaders: Self-Construction from the Functional Perspective 2. Radical Intellectuals as the Guiding Force of Change: The Beginning of the Political OdysseyExpand
A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World
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The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980
A milestone in Western studies of China. (John K. Fairbank) In this masterful, highly original approach to modern Chinese history, Jonathan D. Spence shows us the Chinese revolution through the eyesExpand
The changing face of China : from Mao to market
1. Introduction: The new 'New China' 2. Search for Socialism: from Liberation to Utopia 3. Mao Zedong versus the Party: from cult to Cultural Revolution 4. The Rebel Alternative: from 1919 to the RedExpand
An Intellectual History of Modern China
1. Intellectual change 2. Themes in intellectual history 3. Literary trends: the quest for modernity 4. Literary trends: the road to revolution 5. Mao Tse-tung's thought to 1949 6. The party and theExpand
Acknowledgements Introduction: state and intellectuals at the turn of the century Part I. Line Struggle Revidicus: The Attack on Deng's Reform Program: 1. Tiananmen and the conservative critique ofExpand
China's Intellectuals: Advise and Dissent.@@@Intellectuals and the State in Modern China: A Narrative History.
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China - The Political Philosophy of the Middle Kingdom
* Introduction * 1. Modernity before its time: the historical context of 'classical' Chinese political thought * 2. The middle way of Confucianism: humanity as the new social glue * 3. The middle wayExpand
After Empire: The Conceptual Transformation of the Chinese State, 1885-1924
From 1885-1924, China underwent a period of acute political struggle and cultural change, brought on by a radical change in thought: after over 2,000 years of monarchical rule, the Chinese peopleExpand