Sigrid Schmalzer

in The People's Peking Man

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780226738598
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226738611 | DOI:

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This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author, and discusses how human identity is a critical analytical category in studying modern Chinese history. It notes popular culture's influence on paleoanthropology, and considers how popular science changes what we think about China and how China changes what we think about popular science.

Keywords: Chinese history; human identity; popular culture; paleoanthropology; popular science

Chapter.  5905 words. 

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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