By David M. Pomfret
As China rose to its place of world superpower, chinese language teams within the West watched with anticipation and trepidation. during this quantity, overseas students research how artists, writers, filmmakers, and intellectuals from the chinese language diaspora represented this new China to international audiences. The chapters, usually own in nature, specialize in the nexus among the political and financial upward thrust of China and the cultural items this era produced, the place new rules of kingdom, identification, and diaspora have been cast.
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