» » Culture and History in Postrevolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity

Culture and History in Postrevolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity download epub

by Arif Dirlik


Epub Book: 1904 kb. | Fb2 Book: 1816 kb.

The long periodization of global history puts notions of the modern under scrutiny. Global history challenges us to convert our understanding of Europe from a 'knowing subject' into much more of an object of that history

The long periodization of global history puts notions of the modern under scrutiny. Global history challenges us to convert our understanding of Europe from a 'knowing subject' into much more of an object of that history be described as 'British'? How successful has global history been, thus far, at finding or erecting signposts to a new, and significantly different.

Culture and History in Post-Revolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity"(The Liang Qichao Memorial Lectures),Chinese University of Hong Kong Press.

Revolution and History: The Origins of Marxist Historiography in China, 1919–1937. Berkeley: University of California Press. The Origins of Chinese Communism, New York: Oxford University Press. Culture and History in Post-Revolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity"(The Liang Qichao Memorial Lectures),Chinese University of Hong Kong Press. Sociology and Anthropology in Twentieth Century China,"Chinese University of Hong Kong Press.

The cover of Arif Dirlik's Culture and History in Post-Revolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity expresses this temporal disjuncture embodied . Dirlik poses the key theme of the book by invoking Liang Qichao.

The cover of Arif Dirlik's Culture and History in Post-Revolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity expresses this temporal disjuncture embodied in contemporary Chinese ideology, with a photograph that juxtaposes stone statues of Confucius and Mao, seating the two side by side as if in conversation.

Together they are conceived as different windows into a basic problem: the deployment of culture and history in postrevolutionary Chinese thought

Published by: Chinese University Press. Together they are conceived as different windows into a basic problem: the deployment of culture and history in postrevolutionary Chinese thought. Dirlik touches on a number of themes, including the repudiation of the revolutionary past after 1978, which has led to a rise of cultural nationalism. He further places these developments within a global context, ultimately making a case methodologically for worlding" China: bringing China into the world, and the world into China. eISBN: 978-962-996-946-2.

Culture & History in Postrevolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity by Arif Dirlik.

The Perspective of Global Modernity. The Chinese University Press. Arif Dirlik taught at Duke University for thirty years as professor of history and anthropology before moving in 2001 to the University of Oregon where he served as Knight Professor of Social Science, professor of history and anthropology, and director of the Center for Critical Theory and Transnational Studies. He subsequently accepted a short-term appointment as Chair Professor of Chinese Studies, Departments of History and Cultural Studies.

Hong Kong, China: Chinese University Press, 2012

Hong Kong, China: Chinese University Press, 2012. He was a newly arrived student from Turkey with little training in history, and none in Chinese studies, so one can imagine the world that opened up to Dirlik as he began to study the Chinese intellectuals at the turn of the twentieth century who were coming to terms with the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1912, a collapse that preceded that. of the Ottoman Empire by only a decade. The men of "Young China" and "Young Turkey" jostled one another in the headlines of Western newspapers reporting on the reforms and revolutions of this era.

Arif Dirlik touches on a number of themes, including the repudiation of the revolutionary past after 1978, which has led to a rise of cultural nationalism. He further places these developments within a global context, ultimately making a case methodologically for -worlding- China: bringing China into the world and the world into China.

Culture and History in Post-Revolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2012. Prasenjit Duara (a1). National University of Singapore. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 28 May 2013.

Arif Dirlik, author of Culture and History in Postrevolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity. Her succinct and incisive analysis offers a much-needed perspective. Wang Hui, author of The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity. This is a profound, provocative, and truly inspirational book. Lin Chun's compelling 'socialist China model' is both visionary and historically grounded, universalist and locally based. It will be the only desirable and practical option for China.

Offering critical perspectives on a number of ideological issues that have figuredprominently in Chinese intellectual discourse since the beginning of the so-called reform and opening (gaige kaifang) in the late 1970s, these essays range widely in subject matter, from Marxist historiography to sociology and anthropology in China to guoxue/national studies. Together they are conceived as different windows into a basic problem: the deployment of culture and history in postrevolutionary Chinese thought. Arif Dirlik touches on a number of themes, including the repudiation of the revolutionary past after 1978, which has led to a rise of cultural nationalism. He further places these developments within a global context, ultimately making a case methodologically for "worlding" China: bringing China into the world and the world into China.
Culture and History in Postrevolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity download epub
Asia
Author: Arif Dirlik
ISBN: 9629964740
Category: History
Subcategory: Asia
Language: English
Publisher: The Chinese University Press (March 27, 2012)
Pages: 356 pages