Contemporary Chinese Studies

This series provides new scholarship and perspectives on modern and contemporary China, including China's contested borderlands and minority peoples; ongoing social, cultural, and political changes; and the varied histories that animate China today.

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Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

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A forceful look at the long-term social and psychological impact of warfare on modern China’s civilian population.

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The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80

The Pursuit of Identity and Power

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Wing Chung Ng captures the fascinating story of the city's Chinese in their search for identity.

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The Power of Words

Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95

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This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they were offered.

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