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The Search For Modernity

Chinese Intellectuals and Cultural Discourse in the Post-Mao Era

by Lin, Min.

  • 305 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellectual History,
  • Literary Collections,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Politics and culture,
  • Philosophy,
  • Intellectuals,
  • History: World,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Eastern,
  • Literary Criticism / Asian / Chinese,
  • Asian,
  • Art,
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • 1976-,
  • China

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9553445M
    ISBN 100312217587
    ISBN 109780312217587

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