Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Rowman & Littlefield, 23 juli 2015 - 542 sidor
As the world’s only English-language historical dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), this book offers a comprehensive coverage of major historical figures, events, political terms, and other matters relevant to this unique period of modern Chinese history that had profound influence on social and cultural movements of the world in the 1960s and 1970s.

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, glossary, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about this important period in Chinese history.

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Guo Jian is professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, He was on the Chinese faculty of Beijing Normal University before obtaining a Ph.D. at University of Connecticut. He have published in both Chinese and English on Western critical theory, comparative literature, modern Chinese politics and culture, and the intellectual history of the world 1960s.

Yongyi Song is on the library faculty of California State University, Los Angeles. He is editor-in-chief of the 150-million-word Chinese Political Campaigns Database (published by Harvard University and Chinese University of Hong Kong) and has published extensively on modern Chinese history.

Yuan Zhou is Curator for the East Asian Library of the University of Chicago. His broad areas of research and publication range from various fields in library and information science to modern Chinese history.

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