Remaking the Chinese City: Modernity and National Identity, 1900-1950
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288pp. November 2001
Remaking the Chinese City: Modernity and National Identity, 1900-1950
Editor: Esherick, Joseph W.;
In China today skyscrapers tower over ancient temples, freeways deliver lines of cars and tour buses to imperial palaces, cinema houses compete with old theaters featuring Peking Opera. The disparity evidenced in the contemporary Chinese cityscape can be
Reviews of earlier cloth edition:

"An exciting book that shows the promise of future scholarship." —China Review International (Spring 2001)

"A benchmark work, bringing together research by a number of key contributors to

Editor: Esherick, Joseph W.;
Joseph W. Esherick is professor of history and Hsiu Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of California at San Diego.
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