Book Review

La République de Chine: Histoire générale de la Chine (1912–1949)


  • Joseph Ciaudo Ghent University



Republic of China, modern Chinese history, Chinese revolution, civil war, Guomindang, 中華民國, 中國現代史, 中國革命, 內戰, 國民黨, 書評


Book review: La République de Chine: Histoire générale de la Chine (1912–1949)

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Kuhn, Dieter. 2007. Die Republik China von 1912 bis 1937: Entwurf für eine politische Ereignisgeschichte. Heidelberg: Edition Forum.

Kuo, Ya-pei. 2017. “The Making of the New Culture Movement: a discursive history.”Twentieth-Century China 42 (1), 52–71.

Lilti, Antoine. 2014. “Does Intellectual History Exist in France? The Chronicle of a Renaissance Foretold.” In Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History, edited by Darrin L. McMahon & Samuel Moyn, 56–73. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Zarrow, Peter. 2005. China in War and Revolution, 1895–1949. London: Routledge.



2021-03-07 — Updated on 2020-12-30


How to Cite

Ciaudo, J. (2020). Book Review: La République de Chine: Histoire générale de la Chine (1912–1949). The Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies, 1, 307–316. (Original work published March 7, 2021)



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