Pursuing China

Pursuing China

Memoir of A Beaver Liaison Officer

Book - 2012
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Brian Evans blends memoir and history to draw a vivid picture of China and its cultural outreach over the past three decades. His historical and sociological insights as student, scholar, and administrator form an authentic commentary as he discusses China and the Cold War; the Cultural Revolution; the post-Mao transformation of China; Canada's relations with China; the cultural impact of the overseas Chinese community on the Canadian Prairies; development of China studies in Canada and elsewhere; the current impact of China on Canadian higher education; and recent Chinese history seen within a broader context. With this book, Evans seeks to make a contribution to the understanding of the nature and wide range of Canada-China relations, an area in which he himself has played a role.
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780888646002
0888646003
Branch Call Number: 951.05092 EVA NVD
Characteristics: x, 295 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm

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