Synopses & Reviews
It is widely accepted, both inside China and in the West, that contemporary Chinese history begins with the May Fourth Movement. Vera Schwarcz's imaginative new study provides China scholars and historians with an analysis of what makes that event a turning point in the intellectual, spiritual, cultural and political life of twentieth-century China.
About the Author
Vera Schwarcz is Professor of East Asian Studies and History at Wesleyan University.