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  1. Belonging to the Nation

    Generational Change, Identity and the Chinese Diaspora

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Gregor Benton-Langland

    This study reviews developments in the ethnic and national identity of the descendants of migrants, taking ethnic Chinese as a case study. Our core question is why, in spite of debates worldwide about identity, exclusion and rights, do minority communities continue to suffer discrimination and...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Migrants and Internationalism

    Forgotten Histories, 1917–1945

    By Gregor Benton

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    The transnational and diasporic dimensions of early Chinese migrant politics opened in the late nineteenth century when Chinese radical groups bent on overthrowing the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) vied with one another to win Chinese overseas to their modernizing projects, and immigrants who had...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Was Mao Really a Monster?

    The Academic Response to Chang and Halliday’s "Mao: The Unknown Story"

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Lin Chun

    Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday was published in 2005 to a great fanfare. The book portrays Mao as a monster – equal to or worse than Hitler and Stalin – and a fool who won power by native cunning and ruled by terror. It received a rapturous welcome from reviewers in the...

    Published June 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

    Edited by GREGOR BENTON

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Academic interest in Mao Zedong’s role in the Chinese Revolution remains intense, as scholars and commentators continue to analyze his thinking and the history of the movement for clues about the Chinese model and its supposedly unique features. The debate about Mao’s career and influence is now...

    Published October 12th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Diasporic Chinese Ventures

    The Life and Work of Wang Gungwu

    Edited by GREGOR BENTON, Hong Liu

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This collection of essays by and about Wang Gungwu brings together some of Wang's most recent and representative writing about the ethnic Chinese outside China giving the reader a deeper understanding of his views on migration, identity, nationalism and culture, all key issues in modern Asia's...

    Published January 29th 2004 by Routledge

  6. New Fourth Army

    Communist Resistance Along the Yangtse and the Huai, 1938-1941

    By Gregor Benton

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This study looks at the first three years of the Chinese Communists' New Fourth Army, between the late spring of 1938 and January 1941. The New Fourth Army was no outgrowth or faithful copy of the senior and better-known Eighth Route Army but a body with its own origins and history, and with...

    Published July 26th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Chen Duxiu's Last Articles and Letters, 1937-1942

    By Gregor Benton

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Chen Duxiu (1879-1942) founded the Chinese Communist Party in 1921, after a revolutionary career in the movement that overthrew the Manchus and brought in the Republic. Between 1915 and 1919, he led the remarkable New Culture Movement that electrified student youth and laid the intellectual...

    Published August 25th 1998 by Routledge

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