Beyond suffering recounting war in modern China /

"China was afflicted by a brutal succession of conflicts through much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Yet there has never been clear understanding of how wartime suffering defined the nation and shaped its people.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors / Creators:Flath, James A.
Smith, Norman (Associate Professor)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language notes:Glossary in English and Chinese.
Imprint: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2011]
Series:Contemporary Chinese studies.
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface : Lisbon, Xuzhou, Auschwitz : suffering as history / Timothy Brook
  • Introduction / James Flath and Norman Smith
  • Society at war. Writing and remembering the battle against opiates in Manchukuo / Norman Smith ; War, schools, China, Hong Kong : 1937-49 / Bernard Hung-kay Luk ; Bombs don't discriminate : class, gender, and ethnicity in the air-raid-shelter experiences of the wartime Chongqing population / Chang Jui-te ; Militarization and Jinmen (Quemoy) society, 1949-92 / Michael Szonyi
  • Institutional engagement. The Blagoveshchensk Massacre of 1900 : the Sino-Russian War and global imperialism / Victor Zatsepine ; Victims and victimizers : warlord soldiers and mutinies in Republican China / Edward A. McCord ; Turning bad iron into polished steel : Whampoa and the rehabilitation of the Chinese soldier / Colin Green ; Orphans in the family : family reform and children's citizenship during the Anti-Japanese War, 1937-45 / M. Colette Plum
  • Memory and representation. Controlling soldiers : the memory scars of late Imperial China / Alexander Woodside ; Chinese savages and Chinese saints : Russians and Chinese remember and forget the Boxer Uprising in 1920s China / Blaine Chiasson ; Setting moon and rising nationalism : Lugou Bridge as monument and memory / James Flath ; War and remembering : memories of China at war / Diana Lary.