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The Cambridge companion to modern Chinese culture
The Cambridge companion to modern Chinese culture
2008
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Review: This Companion explains key aspects of modern Chinese culture without assuming prior knowledge of China or the Chinese language. Invaluable for students of Chinese studies, this book includes a glossary of key terms, a chronology and a guide to further reading. For the interested reader or traveller, it reveals a dynamic, diverse and fascinating culture, many aspects of which are now elucidated in English for the first time.
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Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Collation:
xx, 400 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Defining modern Chinese culture / Kam Louie -- Social and political developments : the making of the twentieth-century Chinese state / Peter Zarrow -- Historical consciousness and national identity / Prasenjit Duara -- Gender in modern Chinese culture / Harriet Evans -- Ethnicity and Chinese identity : ethnographic insight and political positioning / William Jankowiak -- Flag, flame and embers : diaspora cultures / Wang Gungwu -- Modernizing Confucianism and 'new Confucianism' / Sor-Hoon Tan -- Socialism in China : a historical overview / Arif Dirlik -- Chinese religious traditions from 1900--2005 : an overview / Daniel L. Overmyer -- Languages in a modernizing China / Ping Chen -- The revolutionary tradition in modern Chinese literature / Charles Laughlin -- The involutionary tradition in modern Chinese literature / Michel Hockx -- Music and performing arts : tradition, reform and political and social relevance / Colin Mackerras -- Revolutions in vision : Chinese art and the experience of modernity / David Clarke -- Cinema : from foreign import to global brand / Chris Berry -- Media boom and cyber culture : television and the Internet in China / Liu Kang -- Physical culture, sports and the Olympics / Susan Brownell.
ISBN:
9780521863223 (hbk)0521863228 (hbk)9780521681902 (pbk)0521681901 (pbk)9780521863223 (hardback)
Dewey class:
951.05
Language:
English
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