Sources in Chinese History: Diverse Perspectives from 1644 to the Present

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-02-24
  • Publisher: Routledge
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  The format of Sources in Chinese Historyassumes the use of outside readings or a textbook, but for the more adventurous it could also be used as a standalone sourcebook.  Each chapter begins with a short introductory essay that examines a key event, personage, or theme from the period covered by the chapter.  In addition, the authors have selected perspectives that help to orient the student to the issues, trends and challenges of each particular period, and hope that the different viewpoints presented will lead students to rethink the way in which historical events are commonly understood.

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Diverse sources This collection includes a broad spectrum of perspectives and ideas
Within the scope of documents included, we have chosen to emphasize three categories that are all significant but also often underemphasized
First, we have included an array of sources on women topics like the education of women in late imperial China, women's role in China's revolutions, as well as the evolving notions of ""modern love"" and dating in 20 th century China
Second, there is a significant sampling of Chinese
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