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Landscapes of the Chinese Soul

The Enduring Presence of the Cultural Revolution, 1st Edition

By Tomas Plaenkers

Routledge

224 pages

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Description

This book documents the research project on the trauma of the Cultural Revolution in China and its intergenerational effects. It allows the reader to view the trauma through the perspective of 2,500 years of Chinese thought, and in the light of Chinese social history and governmental policy.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction: Cultural Revolution and cultural regression -- Negotiating the past: narratives of the Cultural Revolution in party history, literature, popular media, and interviews -- The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966–1976) as an experience of contingency -- Red terror: the experience of violence during the Cultural Revolution -- The Cultural Revolution in the mirror of the soul: a research project of the Sigmund Freud Institute -- Psychic trauma between the poles of the individual and society in China -- The Chinese Cultural Revolution: a traumatic experience and its intergenerational transmission -- Selective chronology of events in the history of the People’s Republic of China -- Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health