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An unfinished republic : leading by word and deed in modern China

Author: David Strand
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Strand argues that the Chinese revolution of 1911 engendered a new political life, one that began to free men and women from the inequality and hierarchy the formed the spine of China's social and cultural order. Chinese citizens confronted their leaders and each other face-to-face in a stance familiar to republics worldwide. This shift in political posture was accompanied by considerable trepidation as well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strand, David.
Unfinished republic.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011
(DLC) 2010037307
(OCoLC)664519551
Named Person: Yat-sen Sun; Qunying Tang; Zhenxiang Lu; Yat-sen Sun; Qunying Tang; Zhenxiang Lu
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Strand
ISBN: 9780520948747 0520948742
OCLC Number: 731236022
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 387 p.) : ill.
Contents: Introduction: Republican China --
Slapping Song Jiaoren --
Speaking parts in Chinese history --
A woman's republic --
Seeing like a citizen --
Losing a speech --
Sun Yat-sen's last words --
Conclusion: Leading and being led.
Responsibility: David Strand.

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Argues that the Chinese Revolution of 1911 engendered a new political life - one that began to free men and women from the inequality and hierarchy that formed the spine of China's social and  Read more...

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"This richly eloquent study of China's early 20th-century political culture stands out as a thought-provoking departure from the conventional narratives of Nationalist China." -- G. Zheng Choice Read more...

 
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