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Title Beyond Suffering : Recounting War in Modern China / edited by James Flath and Norman Smith
Published Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 306 pages) : map
Series Contemporary Chinese studies
Contemporary Chinese studies.
Contents Preface : Lisbon, Xuzhou, Auschwitz : suffering as history / Timothy Brook -- Introduction / James Flath and Norman Smith -- Society at war. Writing and remembering the battle against opiates in Manchukuo / Norman Smith ; War, schools, China, Hong Kong : 1937-1949 / Bernard Hung-kay Luk ; Bombs don't discriminate : class, gender, and ethnicity in the air-raid-shelter experiences of the wartime Chongqing population / Chang Jui-te ; Militarization and Jinmen (Quemoy) society, 1949-92 / Michael Szonyi -- Institutional engagement. The Blagoveshchensk Massacre of 1900 : the Sino-Russian War and global imperialism / Victor Zatsepine ; Victims and victimizers : warlord soldiers and mutinies in Republican China / Edward A. McCord ; Turning bad iron into polished steel : Whampoa and the rehabilitation of the Chinese soldier / Colin Green ; Orphans in the family : family reform and children's citizenship during the Anti-Japanese War, 1937-45 / M. Colette Plum -- Memory and representation. Controlling soldiers : the memory scars of late Imperial China / Alexander Woodside ; Chinese savages and Chinese saints : Russians and Chinese remember and forget the Boxer Uprising in 1920s China / Blaine Chiasson ; Setting moon and rising nationalism : Lugou Bridge at monument and memory / James Flath ; War and remembering : memories of China at war / Diana Lary
Summary This collection moves beyond the geopolitical sphere to examine the multiple fronts - personal, social, and institutional - on which wars in modern China have been fought, experienced, and remembered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Glossary in English and Chinese
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Subject War and society -- China -- History -- 19th century.
War and society -- China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- History, Military -- 19th century.
China -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
Author Flath, James A.
Smith, Norman (Associate Professor)
ISBN 0774819553 (electronic bk.)
077481957X (electronic bk.)
9780774819558 (electronic bk.)
9780774819572 (electronic bk.)