Writing Modern Chinese History Inside Out: New Relational Approaches to (Un)thinking the Nation-State, Diaspora, and Transnationalism

  title={Writing Modern Chinese History Inside Out: New Relational Approaches to (Un)thinking the Nation-State, Diaspora, and Transnationalism},
  author={Els van Dongen},
  journal={Twentieth-century China},


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