Using the Past to Serve the Present: Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China: Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China

1st Edition

Jonathan Unger

Published August 31, 1993
Reference - 304 Pages
ISBN 9780873327480 - CAT# Y184705

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An historiographical examination of the political debates of the 1980s over despotism in Chinese history and over Party history. The extent of popular culture and its reinterpretation of history is also assessed, as governmental control of the media has decreased.


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