Broken Narratives: Post-Cold War History and Identity in Europe and East Asia (Hardcover)

Broken Narratives: Post-Cold War History and Identity in Europe and East Asia By Weigelin-Schwiedrzik (Volume Editor) Cover Image
By Weigelin-Schwiedrzik (Volume Editor)
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This book offers an account of the difficulties of (re-)writing European and East Asian history after the end of the Cold War. Despite the search for a new master narrative, polyphony and dissonances are produced: the year 1989 has generated broken narratives.

About the Author


Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik (Ph.D.1982, Ruhr University Bochum) is a professor of Chinese Studies and Vice Rector for Research and Career Development at the University of Vienna. She has published on 20th century Chinese history and historiography and is currently completing a book on East Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries. She has also published articles on memory issues related to the Great Famine and the Cultural Revolution.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004268777
ISBN-10: 9004268774
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: August 12th, 2014
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Leiden Series in Comparative Historiography
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