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Imagining China (1): From Culturalism to the Three Principles of the People

Zhidong Hao

in Whither Taiwan and Mainland China

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9789622091009
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207691 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.003.0005
Imagining China (1): From Culturalism to the Three Principles of the People

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This chapter discusses the development of nationalism in China, from culturalism to the Three Principles of the People, socialism, and liberalism. In response to the amount of foreign aggression in China, the Chinese state and the intellectuals had to invent a modern nation that would be able to cope with the new world. Although culturalism no longer worked, a Chinese nationalism was born.

Keywords: development; nationalism; China; culturalism; socialism; liberalism; foreign aggression

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