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Uniform Title Chinesische Seelenlandschaften. English.
Title Landscapes of the Chinese soul : the enduring presence of the cultural revolution / edited by Tomas Plänkers ; [translated by John Hart]
Published London : Karnac, 2014
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Contents C. One Negotiating the past: narratives of the Cultural Revolution in party history, literature, popular media, and interviews / Natascha Gentz -- ch. Two The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966 -- 1976) as an experience of contingency / Liying Wang -- ch. Three Red terror: the experience of violence during the Cultural Revolution / Rolf Haubl -- ch. Four The Cultural Revolution in the mirror of the soul: a research project of the Sigmund Freud Institute / Tomas Plankers -- ch. Five Psychic trauma between the poles of the individual and society in China / Tomas Plankers -- ch. Six The Chinese Cultural Revolution: a traumatic experience and its intergenerational transmission / Friedrich Markert
Summary In 1981 the Communist Party of China declared: ""The 'Cultural Revolution', which lasted from May 1966 to October 1976, was responsible for the heaviest losses suffered by the Party, the state and the people since the founding of the People's Republic"". The civilizational crisis called the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution still eludes our historical, political, and psychological understanding. This book helps to fill the gap. It features twelve extended, psychoanalytically-oriented interviews, six with witnesses to the revolution and six more with sons and daughters. Team analysis of the
Notes Includes index
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Subject Revolutions -- China -- Psychological aspects.
Social psychology -- China -- History.
China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Plänkers, Tomas, 1950-
ISBN 1306730104 (electronic bk.)
1782411887 (electronic bk.)
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