Joining the Modern World

Joining the Modern World

Inside and Outside China

eBook - 2000
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For the past century, all kinds of Chinese people seemed to have tried to be "modern". At the same time, the standards of modernity have been set elsewhere and they seem always to be higher than what has been achieved. That makes most Chinese work harder, but some may well wonder if standards rise so that China will always get a poor report card at the end of each year. The ongoing drama of Chinese people seeking to be modern has been enacted in different parts of the world. There are interesting differences among these Chinese, depending on where they have been living. The general trend, howev.
Publisher: Singapore : Singapore University Press, National University of Singapore ; Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, Ă2000
ISBN: 9789812792006
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 159 pages)
Alternative Title: Inside and outside China


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