Revolution in Culture 1912 – 1949

Henderson, Deborah J. & Mackerras, Colin (1993) Revolution in Culture 1912 – 1949. In Mackerras, Colin, Henderson, Deborah, Hoban, Mary, & Schwede, Kevin (Eds.) China in revolution, 1850-1976 : history through documents. Longman, Cheshire, Melbourne, pp. 104-131.


This chapter explores the desires for modernisation and change in the cultural life of China. It examines some key features of the the New Culture Movement, the May Fourth Movement and Communist Party ideology wiith reference to literature and art. Then this chapter focuses on the more philosophical cultural responses to social and cultural change by exploring propaganda and the statements of individuals various political persuasions about religion and morality.

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ID Code: 3270
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: New Culture Movement, May Fourth Movement, Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Chinese art and literature, religion and morality, propaganda
ISBN: 0582910609
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Asian History (210302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics Business and Management) (130205)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1993 Longman
Deposited On: 31 Jan 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2015 15:06

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