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Using the Past to Serve the Present: Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China
Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China





ISBN 9780873327480
Published August 31, 1993 by Routledge
304 Pages

 
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An historiographical examination of the political debates of the 1980s over despotism in Chinese history and over Party history. The extent of popular culture and its reinterpretation of history is also assessed, as governmental control of the media has decreased.