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Author Geng, Yunzhi, author

Title An introductory study on China's cultural transformation in recent times / Yunzhi Geng
Published Berlin [Germany] : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 442 pages)
Series China Academic Library, 2195-1853
China academic library.
Contents Introduction -- Evolution in Ideology and Culture after the Opium Wars and up to the Westernization Movement -- The Leading Roles of Reform and Revolution in the Socio-Cultural Trends of the Final Years of the Qing Dynasty -- Initial Shaping of Social Public Cultural Spaces at the End of the Qing Dynasty -- Major Trends in Ideological and Cultural Transformation toward the End of the Qing Dynasty -- Political Disarray and Conflicts between New and Old Ideology in the First Years of the Republic -- Rise of the New Culture Movement -- The Social Foundations of the New Culture Movement -- From Cultural Movement to Political Movement -- Evolutions in the Role of Conservatism in the Transition to a Modern Culture -- Political Change and Cultural Transition
Summary This book examines in detail the basic trajectory of the cultural transformation and brings to light the extrinsic conditions and intrinsic mechanisms involved. It focuses on the period from after the Opium Wars to the New Culture Movement, as the New Culture Movement can be considered a pivotal phase in the cultural transformation of modern-day China. The New Culture Movement was a revolutionary eruption triggered by the accumulation of all the new qualitative cultural factors since the Opium Wars. Superficially, the movement's goal seemed to be to overthrow the traditional culture. But in es
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 11, 2014)
Subject China -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3662445891
3662445905 (electronic bk.)
9783662445907 (electronic bk.)