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Reinventing modern China : imagination and authenticity in Chinese historical writing

Author: Huaiyin Li
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work offers the first systematic analysis of writings on modern Chinese history by historians in China from the early twentieth century to the present. It traces the construction of major interpretive schemes, the evolution of dominant historical narratives, and the unfolding of debates on the most controversial issues in different periods. Placing history-writing in the context of political rivalry and  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Huaiyin Li
ISBN: 9780824836085 0824836081
OCLC Number: 781939873
Description: xii, 338 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Origins of the modernization narrative : nationalist historiography before 1949 --
Origins of the revolutionary narrative : Marxist historiography before 1949 --
The making of a new orthodoxy : Marxist historiography in the 1950s --
Between the past and the present : the radicalization of historiography under Mao --
Challenging the revolutionary orthodoxy : "new enlightenment" historiography in the 1980s --
From revolution to modernization : the paradigmatic transition in Reform Era historiography --
Master narratives in crisis.
Responsibility: Huaiyin Li.

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This book provides a comprehensive account of Chinese historiography on modern China. It examines the major master narratives and modes of narration in representing the events and overarching themes  Read more...

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