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Historical Consciousness and National Identity

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Historical Consciousness and National Identity
Prasenjit Duara Reader
Chang Tsong-Zung, Kuan-Hsing Chen, Gao Shiming
Shanghai People's Publishing House
Publication Date: 
April, 2013
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Historical Consciousness and National Identity collects five articles from Prasenjit Duara, a famed scholar in sinology. He is Raffles Professor of the Humanities and Director of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences at the National University of Singapore and emeritus professor of History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books on Chinese and East Asian history including Culture, Power and the State: Rural North China, 1900-1942 (Stanford 1988), which won the Fairbank Prize of the AHA and the Levenson Prize of the AAS.
The contents:
Superscribing Symbols:The Myth of Guandi, Chinese God of War
Critics of Modernity in India and China
Commentary on Wang Hui's "Rethinking Rise of Modern Chinese Thought"
Historical Consciousness and National Identity
Community, Nation and Sustainability:The Contemporary Relevance of Tagore