The study of modern Chinese history has developed rapidly in recent decades and has seen increased exploration of new topics and innovative approaches. Resulting from a special issue of Modern Chinese History Studies, this set is devoted to showcasing the healthy development of Chinese modern history studies, and has already been revised twice in the original language.
This three-volume set exhibits major achievements on the study of modern Chinese history and shows how the role of history was in debate, transformation, and re-evaluation throughout this tortuous yet prosperous period. Articles on 23 different topics are collected from over 30 prominent historians in order to represent their insights on the developmental paths of Chinese historical studies. Drawing on a large number of case studies of critical historical events that contribute to the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, this set offers a panoramic view on the studies of modern Chinese history. In addition, it incorporates more pioneering topics such as intellectual history, cultural history, and translations of overseas studies on contemporary Chinese history.
This book will be a valuable reference for scholars and students of Chinese history.
Table of Contents
Volume I: 1 An Overview ZENG Yeying. 2 Theories and Methods ZHANG Haipeng. 3 The Political History of the Late Qing Dynasty ZENG Yeying and JIANG Tao. 4 A History of the Republic of China WANG Chaoguang. 5 Economic History YU Heping. 6 Military History LIU Tong and MAO Haijian. 7 Intellectual History GONG Shuduo, DONG Guicheng and QIU Tao. 8 Studies on Cultural History LIU Zhiqin.
Volume II: 1 History of Historiography HU Fengxiang and LIU Lina. 2 History of Sino-Foreign Relations HOU Zhongjun and YANG Wanrong. 3 Social History WANG Xianming. 4 Urban History HE Yimin. 5 History of Workers’ Movements in China LIU Jingfang. 6 Women’s History ZHENG Yongfu and LV Meiyi. 7 History of Youth Movements LI Yuqi
Volume III: 1. The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Movement XIA Chuntao. 2. Sun Yat-sen Studies WANG Jie. 3. History of the 1911 Revolution ZHANG Kaiyuan. 4. History of the Northern Warlords ZHANG Jianjun. 5. The Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression RONG Weimu. 6. Studies on Historical Figures MA Yong. 7. Sorting and Publishing of Modern History Materials ZHUANG Jianping and ZENG Yeying. 8. Translation of Overseas Studies on Chinese Modern History LEI Yi and DU Jidong. 9. Modern Chinese History Studies from 2009 to 2019 ZENG Yeying.
Zeng Yeying is a researcher, Professor and Doctoral tutor at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. His professional research direction is the history of the Republic of China. His representative works include The History of the Republic of China (Ed. 2 Vol. 1).