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ERIC Number: ED530287
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb-28
Pages: 320
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7748-1348-8
Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937. Contemporary Chinese Studies Series
Cong, Xiaoping
University of British Columbia Press
"Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State" is an innovative account of educational and social transformations in politically tumultuous early twentieth-century China. It focuses on the unique nature of Chinese teachers' schools, which bridged Chinese and Western ideals, and the critical role that these schools played in the changes sweeping Chinese society. It also documents their role in the empowerment of women and the production of grassroots forces leading to the Communist Revolution. "Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State" will attract attention from scholars in Asian studies, Chinese history, educational history, and comparative studies, and will also appeal to graduate and undergraduate students in these fields.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China