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Everyday modernity in China

Author: Madeleine Yue Dong; Joshua L Goldstein
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2006.
Series: China Program book.; Studies in modernity and national identity.
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Examines the notion of modernity as it has been staged in the details of Chinese life. This book explores the theme of 'revaluation' - that is, the way China's move into global capitalism is  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Everyday modernity in China.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006008879
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Yue Dong; Joshua L Goldstein
OCLC Number: 872444953
Notes: "A China program book."
Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (1 ressource en ligne (344 p.).).
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction / Joshua Goldstein1. Out of the Ordinary: Implications of Material Culture and Daily Life in China / Hanchao Lu2. The Violence of the Everyday in Early Twentieth-Century China / Rebecca Karl3. Discursive Community and the Genealogy of Scientific Categories / Wang Hui4. The Modernity of Savings, 1900-1937 / Brett Sheehan5. Reimagining China: Xiamen, Overseas Chinese, and a Transnational Modernity / James A. Cook6. Shanghai's China Traveler / Madeleine Yue Dong7. Self-Development of Migrant Women and the Production of Suzhi (Quality) as Surplus Value / Yan Hairong8. The Remains of the Everyday: One Hundred Years of Recycling in Beijing / Joshua Goldstein9. From Provision to Exchange: Legalizing the Market in China's Urban Water Supply / Alana BolandContributorsIndex
Series Title: China Program book.; Studies in modernity and national identity.
Responsibility: edited by Madeleine Yue Dong, Joshua L. Goldstein.


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