Places of Memory in Modern China

History, Politics, and Identity

Edited by Marc Andre Matten

Status: 
€113,00
$150.00
ISBN13: 
9789004219014
E-ISBN: 
9789004220966
Publication Date: 
December 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 286 pp.
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ISSN: 
1574-4493
Volume: 
5

Edited by Marc Andre Matten

The book offers a new approach to the discussion on the issue of Chinese national identity, providing new insights in how identity is constructed and contested. These issues are of vital concern for the understanding of contemporary China and its national consciousness.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004269248
Publication date: 
December 2013

Edited by Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, University of Vienna

This book offers an account of the difficulties of (re-)writing European and East Asian history after the end of the Cold War. Despite the search for a new master narrative, polyphony and dissonances are produced: the year 1989 has generated broken narratives.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268777
Publication date: 
August 2014

Edited by: Viren Murthy, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Axel Schneider, University of Göttingen

The papers collected in this volume, although dealing with several different themes, congeal around a debate about the ways and extent of the dominance of linear time and progressive history and the concomitant delineation of the nation in Chinese and Japanese historiography.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260139
Publication date: 
October 2013

Tze-Ki Hon, State University of New York at Geneseo

Revolution as Restoration examines the journal Guocui xuebao (1905-1911) to elucidate the momentous political and social changes in early twentieth-century China.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004247802
Publication date: 
March 2013

Edited by Marc Andre Matten

The book offers a new approach to the discussion on the issue of Chinese national identity, providing new insights in how identity is constructed and contested. These issues are of vital concern for the understanding of contemporary China and its national consciousness.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004269248
Publication date: 
December 2013

Viren Murthy

Drawing on a vast array of Chinese texts, Japanese scholarship, and critical philosophy, this book offers a radical rereading of Zhang Taiyan’s philosophy, highlighting the significance of Zhang’s ideas in the context of global capitalist modernity.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203877
Publication date: 
February 2011

Howard Yuen Fung Choy

This study investigates how writers of Deng Xiaoping’s China undermined the grand narrative of official history by rewriting the past. It showcases fictions of history by eleven Chinese, Muslim and Tibetan authors in terms of spatial schemes of fictional historiography.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167049
Publication date: 
June 2008

Edited by Tze-ki Hon and Robert J.Culp

By examining various forms of historical production happening outside the mainstream of academic history in early 20th century China, this book shows how historical writings were central to the Chinese debate on the nation, elite authority, and active citizenry.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160231
Publication date: 
August 2007

Edited by Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer, Achim Mittag and Jörn Rüsen

The first comprehensive work on the political and cognitive dimensions of Chinese historical consciousness set against its Western counterpart.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004142374
Publication date: 
November 2004