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Author Cohen, Paul A.
Title Speaking to history : the story of King Goujian in twentieth-century China / Paul A. Cohen ; with a foreword by John R. Gillis.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.

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Descript xxiv, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Asia--local studies/global themes ; 16
Note A Philip E. Lilienthal book.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-337) and index.
Contents The Goujian story in antiquity -- The burden of national humiliation: late Qing and republican years -- The plight of Chiang Kai-shek's Taiwan -- Crisis and response: the Woxin changdan fever of the early 1960s -- Political allegory in the 1980s: Xiao Jun and Bai Hua -- The Goujian story in a privatizing China -- Conclusion: cross-cultural perspectives.
Subject China -- History -- 20th century.
Goujian, d. 465 B.C.
Alt Title Story of King Goujian in twentieth-century China
ISBN/ISSN 9780520255791 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520255798 (cloth : alk. paper)


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