An Intellectual History of Modern China

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Professor of History Emerita Boston University and Associate of the John K Fairbank Center for East Asian Research Harvard University Merle Goldman, Merle Goldman, Leo Ou-fan Lee, Oufan Li
Cambridge University Press, 2002 M05 16 - 607 pages
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An Intellectual History of Modern China is the only comprehensive book in English on modern China's intellectual development from the nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century. While existing studies tend to focus on individual Chinese thinkers, this book includes all the major Chinese thinkers, as well as political figures who have influenced China's modern history. Merle Goldman and Leo Ou-fan Lee introduce this collection of essays, drawn from the later volumes (Volumes 12, 13, 14, 15) of The Cambridge History of China. The chapters, authored by eminent historians and social scientists in the field of Chinese studies, together trace the transformation of Confucian ideas, the introduction of Western views and the resulting, uniquely Chinese view of the world. By linking key intellectual developments and figures to emerging political movements, they explain the profound impact of changing ideas and values on Chinese politics and revolution. Merle Goldman brings the history up to date with a new, concluding chapter on the post-Mao era and China's intellectual scene at the end of the twentieth century. This book offers a summation of classic scholarship on the intellectual life of modern China. Scholars and students will find useful general background, incisive analysis, and inspiration for future research in China's intellectual history.
 

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Contents

Intellectual Change From the Reform Movement to the May Fourth Movement 18951920
13
Themes in Intellectual History May Fourth and After
97
Literary Trends The Quest for Modernity 18951927
142
Literary Trends The Road to Revolution 19271949
196
Mao Tsetungs Thought to 1949
267
The Party and the Intellectuals Phase Two
349
Mao TseTungs Thought from 19491976
395
A New Relationship between the Intellectuals and the State in the Post Mao Period
499
Bibliography
539
Index
567
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