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  • Wartime Shanghaiby Wen-hsin Yeh

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    Wartime Shanghai is a lively account of the political and social situation between 1937 and 1946. It explores the deep political rivalries between Nationalist groups, the intrigue of international espionage and how Shanghai society, from European administrators to Chinese film makers, collaborated with, or resisted, the Japanese occupation. Drawing... more...

  • Becoming Chineseby Wen-Hsin Yeh

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    This volume evaluates the dual roles of war and modernity in the transformation of twentieth-century Chinese identity. The contributors, all leading researchers, argue that war, no less than revolution, deserves attention as a major force in the making of twentieth-century Chinese history. more...

  • Shanghai Splendorby Wen-hsin Yeh

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 31.95

    Rich with details of everyday life, this multifaceted social and cultural history of China's leading metropolis in the twentieth century offers a kaleidoscopic view of Shanghai as the major site of Chinese modernization. Engaging the entire span of Shanghai's modern history from the Opium War to the eve of the Communist takeover in 1949, Wen-hsin Yeh... more...

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