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A nation-state by construction : dynamics of modern Chinese nationalism

Author: Suisheng Zhao
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.
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This is the first historically comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the causes, content, and consequences of nationalism in China, an ancient empire that has struggled to construct a modern  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zhao, Suisheng, 1954-
Nation-state by construction.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suisheng Zhao
ISBN: 0804748977 9780804748971 0804750017 9780804750011
OCLC Number: 54694622
Description: xii, 355 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Rise of Chinese nationalism: causes, content, and international ramifications --
Origins of Chinese nationalism: Western challenge, Chinese tradition, ethnicity, and the state --
Building a Chinese nation-state: elite nationalism versus mass nationalism --
Challenge of Chinese liberal nationalism: personal versus national rights --
Challenge of ethnic nationalism: self-determination versus the unitary Chinese nation-state --
Rise of state-led pragmatic nationalism: an instrumental response to the decline of communism in China --
International orientations of Chinese nationalism: inward-directed sentiments or outward-directed emotions.
Other Titles: Dynamics of modern Chinese nationalism
Responsibility: Suisheng Zhao.
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