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Discovering history in China

Paul A. Cohen

Discovering history in China

American historical writing on the recent Chinese past

by Paul A. Cohen

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul A. Cohen
SeriesStudies of the East Asian Institute
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS755 .C63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationlxv, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24585720M
ISBN 109780231151924
LC Control Number2009040271
OCLC/WorldCa456728837

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In chapter 1 of Discovering History in China, “The Problem with ‘China’s Response to the West,’” Cohen looks at the impact-response model. Inside of this model, American historians of China viewed all significant change in China to be the result of the impact Discovering history in China book the West/5.

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Translated into three East Asian languages, the volume has become essential to the study of China from the early nineteenth century to today.

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Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in China has occupied a singular place in American China scholarship.

Translated into three East Asian languages, the volume has become essential to the study of China from the early nineteenth century to today. Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in China has occupied a singular place in American China scholarship.

Translated into three East Asian languages, the volume has. Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in China has occupied a singular place in American China scholarship. Translated into three East Asian languages, the.

In Paul A. Cohen's view, the supreme problem for American students of Chinese history, particularly in its post-Western impact phase, has been one of ethnocentric distortion. The first two chapters of the book explore this problem in connection with the two approaches that were most influential in American scholarship of the s and s—the impact-response and modernization (tradition-modernity).

Discovering History in China is a reflective work as much as it is an assessment of historiographical trends. Cohen admits from the onset that the book was inspired by early moments of personal and professional self-evaluation, which led him to pinpoint some of the biases inherent in his own interpretation of Chinese history/5(4).

Serious study of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Chinese history did not really get under way in the United States until after World War II. Since then, scholarly publication has proliferated and a genuine professional field&#;by far the largest and most active in the West&#;has taken Price: $ Cohen is the author of many influential books on modern Chinese history, as well as historiography, such as Discovering History in China (; ).

His works have been translated into several languages including Chinese and Japanese. "History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis" (New York: Columbia University Press, ).

An essential volume on the study of China from the early nineteenth century to today, Cohen critiques the world of leading post-war scholars and is especially adamant about not reading China through the lens of Western History.

Uncovering the ethnocentric bias pervading the impact-response, modernization, and imperialism approaches, Cohen favors a 'China-Centered' approach in which historians Pages: Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in China has occupied a singular place in American China scholarship.

Translated into three East Asian languages, the volume has become essential to the study of China from the early nineteenth century to : Columbia University Press.

Discovering History in China (Chapter 2) - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt /.pptx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site. In Speaking to History, Paul A.

Cohen opens this previously missing (to the West) chapter of China's recent history. He connects the story to each of the major traumas of the last century, tracing its versatility as a source of inspiration and hope and elegantly exploring, on a more general level, why such stories often remain sealed.

Pages in category "History books about China" The following 41 pages are in this category, out of 41 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in China has occupied a singular place in American China scholarship.

Translated into three | CUP Columbia University Press.Discovering History in China: American Historical Writing on the Recent Chinese Past by Paul A. Cohen. 46 ratings, average rating, 6 reviews. Discovering History in China Quotes Showing of 9. “People who are not historians sometimes think of history as the facts about the past.