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Contested childhoods: law and social deviance in wartime China, 1937-1945

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“Contested Childhoods” links together three major areas of historical inquiry: war and criminality, law and social change, and the law as it relates to children, in the first half of twentieth-century China. The founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949 has eclipsed the historical significance of Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalist Government and the importance of its role during the wartime period. This study examines how the outbreak of China’s War of Resistance against Japan (1937...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty

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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:ac4d436e-63a4-42ce-b2df-f3edb1c556f3
Local pid:
ora:6495

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