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Reinventing Modern ChinaImagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing$
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Huaiyin Li

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780824836085

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.001.0001

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Origins of the Revolutionary Narrative

Origins of the Revolutionary Narrative

Marxist Historiography before 1949

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(p.74) Chapter 3 Origins of the Revolutionary Narrative
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Reinventing Modern China
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Huaiyin Li

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.003.0003

This chapter investigates the origins of the revolution narrative in the context of political and intellectual struggles between the Nationalists and the Communists and among the Communists. The revolutionary narrative emerged in the 1930s and 1940s primarily as resistance by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its supporters to the modernization narrative then prevailing in mainstream historiography under the Nationalist regime. Among the Marxist historians and CCP theorists who contributed to its rise, Fan Wenlan (1891–1969) stood out for his writing, which had a profound impact on Chinese historiography during and after the communist revolution, and for his particular role as a trusted historian and personal friend of Mao Zedong.

Keywords:   revolution narrative, Marxist historiography, Fan Wenlan, Communists, Chinese Communist Party, CCP, communist revolution, Mao Zedong

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