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The May Fourth Movement

Intellectual Revolution in Modern China

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674283404

Publication Date: 01/01/1960

486 pages


Harvard East Asian Series


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    • I. Introduction
  • Part One: Development of the Movement
    • II. Forces the Precipitated the Movement, 1915–1918
    • III. The Initial Phase of the Movement: Early Literary and Intellectual Activities, 1917–1919
    • IV. The May Fourth Incident
    • V. Developments Following the Incident: Student Demonstrations and Strikes
    • VI. Further Developments: Support from Merchants, Industrialists, and Workers
    • VII. Expansion of the New Culture Movement, 1919–1920
    • VIII. Foreign Attitudes Toward the Movement
    • IX. The Ideological and Political Split, 1919–1921
    • X. Sociopolitical Consequences, 1920–1922
  • Part Two: Analysis of Main Intellectual Currents
    • XI. The Literary Revolution
    • XII. The New Thought and Re-evaluation of the Tradition
    • XIII. The New Thought and Later Controversies
    • XIV. Conclusion: Various Interpretations and Evaluations
  • A Chronology of Relevant Events, 1914–1923
  • Appendixes
  • Notes
  • Index

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