China's quest for national identity /

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Other Authors / Creators:Dittmer, Lowell.
Kim, Samuel S., 1935-
Format: Book
Imprint: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1993.

How to define a Chinese national identity remains as hotly contested a question among today's Chinese citizens as it has been among foreign observers. This volume brings together ten new essays by an interdisciplinary group of leading sinologists and offers a comprehensive framework for understanding the nature of Chinese national identity in past and contemporary settings.

Item Description:The words, Chung-kuo, in chinese characters on t.p.
Physical Description:xiii, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Author Notes:

Lowell Dittmer is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of several books including China's Continuous Revolution: The Post-Revolutionary Epoch, 1949-1981 . Samuel S. Kim is Lecturer in Public and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. His many previous books include China, the United Nations, and the World Order .