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Writing war: autobiography, modernity and wartime narrative in nationalist China, 1937-1946

Abstract:

The Sino-Japanese War of 1937-45 was perhaps the single most destructive event in twentieth-century Chinese history. However, there has been relatively little attention paid to how war was experienced in the Nationalist-controlled area ('Free China') under Chiang Kaishek. Two autobiographical texts are examined here, one a sequence of reportage from the early war years by the journalist Du Zhongyuan, and one a biji (notebook) written immediately after the war's end by the social scie...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0080440108000704

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Oriental Studies Faculty - Chinese Studies
Philip Leverhulme More from this funder
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society Journal website
Volume:
18
Pages:
187-210
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1474-0648
ISSN:
0080-4401
URN:
uuid:27c65386-9ce6-47eb-9897-a68765460faf
Local pid:
ora:3621
Language:
English
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