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Resistance, Chaos and Control in China

Taiping Rebels, Taiwanese Ghosts and Tiananmen

  • Robert P. Weller

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Interpreting Resistance and Resisting Interpretation

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  3. Taiping Rebellion

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  4. Taiwanese Ghosts

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      Pages 111-111
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  5. Conclusion: Tiananmen and Beyond

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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 225-255

About this book

Introduction

Compares those active resistance movements which burst into public view in China and "cultural resistance", which instead lies unspoken in everyday action. This book argues that certain areas of life defuse attempts at cultural domination by resisting and dissolving all unified interpretation.

Keywords

action China religion social change

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert P. Weller
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  1. 1.Institute for the Study of Economic CultureBoston UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnthropologyBoston UniversityUSA

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