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Author Mitter, Rana, 1969-

Title The Manchurian myth : nationalism, resistance and collaboration in modern China / Rana Mitter
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 295 pages)
Contents Introduction: crisis or catalyst? -- Reform and reaction: Northeast China under Zhang Xueliang, 1928-1931 -- Staying on: co-optation of the northeastern provincial elites, 1931-1932 -- Shrapnel and social spending: local elite collaboration in Manchuko, 1931-1933 -- Selling salvation: the campaigns of the Northeast National Salvation Society, 1931-1933 -- Know your enemy: the creation of a discourse of nationalist resistance, 1931-1933 -- Frontline choices: the reisistance fighters, nationalism and locality, 1931-1932 -- Epilogue: Manchuria in memory and myth
Summary A powerful element in Chinese politics has been the myth of Chinese resistance to Japan's seizure of Manchuria in 1931. This text examines the shifting alliance of key players, and traces the narrative of resistance to the occupation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-283) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nationalism -- China -- Manchuria.
Manchuria (China) -- History -- 1931-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99046738
ISBN 052092388X (electronic bk.)
0585391246 (electronic bk.)
9780520923881 (electronic bk.)
9780585391243 (electronic bk.)