China"s cultural tradition, what and whither?

by Derk Bodde

Publisher: Rinehart in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 90 Downloads: 941
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SeriesSource problems in world civilization
LC ClassificationsDS721 .B6
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755690M

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His books include Chinese Modernism in the Era of Reforms: Cultural Fever, Avant-Garde Fiction, and New Chinese Cinema; Whither China: Intellectual Politics of Contemporary China; and Postmodernism and China (co-edited with .