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A New Chinese Identity

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Author: Pan Sisu;
Language: English
Format: Papercover
Page: 124
Publication Date: 09/2009
ISBN: 9787510405389
Publisher: New World Press
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This book is a must read for all those who are interested in understanding the complexities of the modern Chinese society. From the Internet and nationalism to Confucius and the beneficiaries of the economic boom-this young insightful author leaves no stone unturned in his search for the true modern identity of Chinese people.


In the present day and for many decades to come, the most important bilateral relationship in the world will be the one between the United States and China. Realizing this, Americans want to learn more about the Chinese people, their cultural outlook, and their long and vital history. In presenting this information from a Chinese perspective, SISU PAN offers crucial insights for Western readers and makes important additions to what Westerners can and must know about China.
   ——Martin Gold-Washington Floor Advisor and Counsel to US. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, partner and co-chaired in Covington & Burling Legislative Practice Group, "One of the Top 50 Lobbyists" by The Washingtonians magazine
I suggest everyone who is interested in Chinese civilization have a read of this young man's genius work. It is not just a book describing Chinese history plainly, but a clever analysis of Chinese civilization in a narrative approach imbued with Sisu Pan's decent thought that could also illuminate our thought on modern China.
  ——Yang ttuanming Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Chief Coordinator of China, International Human Genome Pro/ect
This book is a must read for all those who are interested in understanding the complexities of the modern Chinese society.
From the Internet and nationalism to Confucius and the beneficiaries of the economic boom-this young insightful author leaves no stone unturned in his search for the true modern identity of Chinese people.
  ——Mrs. Dana Ziyasheva Adviserjor Communication and lnjormation in East Asia UNESCO Beijing Office
Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Understanding China - Its Past
Chapter 2 Confucianism and Chinese History
Chapter 3 Confucianism Revisited
Chapter 4 Fall of Rome and Revival of China
Chapter 5 Language, Religions, Agrarian Society
Conclusion
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China is a countrywith an ancient civilization dating back to 5,000 yearsago. When Egyptian Pharaohs' pyramids stood quietly inbarren sands and modem Europeans' ancestors were stillhuntsmen chasing rabbits and deer on the vast steppe insouthern Russia, the Shang Dynasty (1675-1029 BC)in China was a solely dominant power in Eastern Asia.A long standing history is the most important culturalheritage to the Chinese, but it has its cost at the same time. Due to its long history and relative isolation from the outside world, China was unable to respond to foreign threats immediately and effectively in the old days. As a consequence, classical Chinese culture was on the wane when Chinese people found that the teachings.
A New Chinese Identity
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