The power of position : Beijing University, intellectuals, and Chinese political culture, 1898-1929 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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The power of position : Beijing University, intellectuals, and Chinese political culture, 1898-1929

Author: Timothy B Weston
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2004
Series: Berkeley series in interdisciplinary studies of China, 3
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beijing University (or Beida) has been at the centre of China's greatest political and cultural upheavals. From the May Fourth Movement of 1919 to the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s to the tragic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy B Weston
ISBN: 0520237676 9780520237674
OCLC Number: 473650264
Description: xiii, 325 s
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction: Locating Beijing University in History 1. Schools, Politics, and Reform in the Nineteenth Century 2. The Imperial University and Late-Qing Beijing 3. Instability and Redefinition in the Wake of the 1911 Revolution 4. Between the Old Culture and the New 5. The Insistent Pull of Politics 6. Tensions within the May Fourth Movement 7. National University under Siege Conclusion Abbreviations Used in Notes Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Berkeley series in interdisciplinary studies of China, 3
Responsibility: Timothy B. Weston

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"Weston pushes far beyond such narrow confines in his very impressive study." * CHOICE *

 
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