Radicalism, revolution, and reform in modern China [electronic resource] : essays in honor of Maurice Meisner / edited by Catherine Lynch, Robert B. Marks, and Paul G. Pickowicz.
- Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011.
1 online resource (235 p.)
- China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- Politics and government -- 1949-.
- Electronic books.
- Representing a spectrum of current scholarship, this volume illuminates the relationship of China's radical past to its reformist present as China makes a way forward through contested visions of the future. It contributes new insights into Mao Zedong, including his surprising relations with the Dalai Lama, and into Communist legacies for the environment, the rural economy, and independent filmmaking as protest, at the same time posing the question of whether the radical past of envisioning new paths to a modern future has yet a role to play.
- Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Chinese Radicalism in Historical Context; 1 Individualism and Nationalism in the Thought of Chen Duxiu, 1904-1918; 2 Radical Visions of Time in Modern China: The Utopianism of Mao Zedong and Liang Shuming; 3 Peasant and Woman in Maoist Revolutionary Theory, 1920s-1950s; 4 Mao and Tibet; 5 Chinese Communists and the Environment; 6 Post-Socialist Capitalism in Rural China; 7 Independent Chinese Film: Seeing the Not-Usually-Visible in Rural China; 8 The "Rise of China"?; Index; About the Contributors
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Lynch, Catherine, 1949-
Marks, Robert, 1949-
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