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Harvard East Asian Series 84

The Limits of Change

Essays on Conservative Alternatives in Republican China

Edited by Charlotte Furth

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674332966

Publication Date: 01/01/1976

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This collection of splendid essays…succeeds in establishing ‘conservatism’ as a valid, though still very general and undoctrinaire, position along the spectrum of contemporary Chinese opinions… In what it tells us of certain individuals, and of the succession of generations over a period of roughly half a century, this collection greatly enhances our sensitivity to the inner tensions of China. It is an important and distinguished book.—Jermome B. Grieder

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