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The Chinese Human Rights Reader
Documents and Commentary, 1900-2000

ISBN 9780765606938
Published July 31, 2001 by Routledge
350 Pages

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Book Description

Representative selections from China's twentieth-century human rights discourse, rendered into fluid and non-technical English. The documents are arranged chronologically, and each is preceded by a brief introduction dealing with the author and the immediate context. The book also includes a glossary in which translations of key terms are linked to their Chinese equivalents.

Table of Contents

Part I. Last Years of the Qing Dynasty: 1900-1911 Part II. The New Culture Movement, May Fourth, and the Twenties: 1914-1926, Part III. The Nanjing Decade: 1927-1937, Part IV. War with Japan and Civil War: 1937-1949 Part V.1949, Part VI. 1976-1986, Including the Democracy Wall Movement Part VII. The Late 1980s: Before and After Tiananmen Part VIII. The 1990s

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Stephen C. Angle is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University. Marina Svensson is Assistant Professor at the Department of East Asian Languages, Lund University.