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Chinese modernization in the light of her cultural heritage

K. H. Ting

Chinese modernization in the light of her cultural heritage

by K. H. Ting

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Published by McGill University, Centre for East Asian Studies in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK.H. Ting.
    SeriesOccasional papers / McGill University, Centre for East Asian Studies -- OPS no. 10, Occasional papers (McGill University. Centre for East Asian Studies) -- OPS no. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS779.2 T56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. --
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19510350M

      The main objective of Cultural Heritage Watch is to increase public concern about our cultural heritage. This is the most needed step toward site protection in China. During the last several years, we have been busy releasing comments and observations, giving professional advice, holding training activities and picture exhibitions, and.   Newly Released Documents Detail Traumas Of China's Cultural Revolution Historian Frank Dikötter says newly opened archives offer fresh details about the chaos China experienced in the s, when.

    This cultural exploration is extensive in the detailed descriptions of its content. However, it is also limited in its representation of Chinese culture. Included is a small portion of that culture. There are an infinite number of ways in an infinite number of combinations that the culture of this area could be represented through description.   This book breaks with convention and provides an overview of Chinese history in the form of special topics. These topics include the major issues of “A Scientific Approach to the Origins of Chinese Civilization,” “Ancient Chinese Society and the Change of Dynasties,” “The Golden Ages of the Han, Tang and Qing Dynasties: a Comparative Analysis,” “Transportation .

    The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in the People's Republic of China from until Launched by Mao Zedong, the Chairman of the Communist Party of China (CPC), its stated goal was to preserve Chinese Communism by purging remnants of capitalist and traditional elements from Chinese society, Chinese: 文化大革命. As a living example of cultural heritage, it shows the continuity of Chinese culture from primitive society to the present. With this heritage, Chinese culture boasts the longest history and the richest sources, and of all cultures, considers itself the most widely shared and the most geographically distinct.


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