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China in Transformation

Edited by Tu Wei-ming

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674117549

Publication Date: 01/01/1994


6 x 9 inches



  • Preface
  • Introduction: Cultural Perspectives
  • A Failed Chinese Modernity [Edward Friedman]
  • Cultural Identity and the Politics of Difference in South China [Helen F. Siu]
  • Double-edged Swords Cut Both Ways: Law and Legitimacy in the People’s Republic of China [William P. Alford]
  • To Reform a Revolution: Under the Righteous Mandate [Wang Gungwu]
  • Cultural Requisites for Democracy in China: Findings from a Survey [Andrew J. Nathan and Tianjian Shi]
  • The Radicalization of China in the Twentieth Century [Ying-shih Yü]
  • Cultural and Political Inventions in Modern China: The Case of the Chinese “Peasant” [Myron L. Cohen]
  • A Search for China’s Soul [Tongqi Lin]
  • China’s “Core” Problem [Perry Link]
  • Yan’an and the Narrative Reconstruction of Reality [David E. Apter]
  • Culture, Modernity, and Nationalism—Further Reflections [Benjamin I. Schwartz]

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