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49 myths about China

Marte Kjær Galtung

49 myths about China

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Written in English

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    Other titlesForty-nine myths about China
    StatementMarte Kjær Galtung and Stig Stenslie ; foreword by Andrew J. Nathan
    ContributionsStenslie, Stig, author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS706 .G3413 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 247 pages
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27168598M
    ISBN 101442236221
    ISBN 109781442236226
    LC Control Number2014024511
    OCLC/WorldCa879246581

    March attempts to expose the Europocentrism that underlies the stereotypes of China in Western scholarship. He traces myths of the Orient from Greek thinkers through Montesquieu, Turgot and Hegel, finding common interpretations of ""excess"" (the oldest, richest, finest land) and ""uniformity"" (wide planes, masses of people, eons of history).


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