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Author Cohen, Paul A.

Title Discovering history in China : American historical writing on the recent Chinese past / Paul A. Cohen
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 1984


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 MELB  951.0072073 COH-D  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Series Studies of the East Asian Institute
Studies of the East Asian Institute.
Contents The problem with "China's response to the West" -- Moving beyond "tradition and modernity" -- Imperialism : reality or myth? -- Toward a China-centered history of China
Analysis China, 1800-1980. American historiography, 1950-1980
Notes Spine title : Discovering history in China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Historiography -- United States.
China -- History -- 19th century -- Historiography.
China -- History -- 20th century -- Historiography.
LC no. 83020868
ISBN 0231058101 (alk. paper)