Using the Past to Serve the Present: Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China: Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

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

Historiography and Politics in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

By Jonathan Unger

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General