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Provincial Patriots

The Hunanese and Modern China

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$73.50 • £58.95 • €66.00

ISBN 9780674026650

Publication Date: 10/31/2007


286 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 maps


  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations Used in Notes
  • Introduction: Visions of Another Chinese Future
  • 1. “We can change our path”: The Rediscovery of Wang Fuzhi
  • 2. “There is still greatness left in Hunan”: Foundations of Revival
  • 3. “Now the nation has a voice”: Provincial Reform
  • 4. “The souls of a lost country”: Retrenchment in Japan
  • 5. “Sharpen your knives”: Revolution
  • 6. “I tremble for the future”: Reconstruction
  • 7. “This moment of infinite dawn”: Mao and the Self-Government Movement
  • Afterword: Hunan and China
  • Notes to the Text

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