Beyond Suffering

Beyond Suffering

Recounting War in Modern China

eBook - 2011
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China was afflicted by a brutal succession of conflicts through much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Yet there has never been clear understanding of how wartime suffering has defined the nation and shaped its people. In Beyond Suffering, a distinguished group of Chinese historians draws on often fragmentary accounts of nearly forgotten incidents to piece together the multiple fronts � social, institutional, and cultural � on which wars have been fought, experienced, and remembered. From the Blagoveshchensk Massacre to the trials of the Jiangxi Number One Children's Home, these accounts of war-inflicted suffering bring us closer to understanding war and militarism in China.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, 2011.
ISBN: 9780774819572
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 306 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Norman
Flath, James
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