1st Edition

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





ISBN 9781315698397
Published April 8, 2015 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

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.