Critical Han Studies (New Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society #4) (Paperback)

By Thomas Mullaney (Editor), James Patrick Leibold (Editor), Stéphane Gros (Editor), Eric Armand Vanden Bussche (Editor)

University of California Press, 9780520289758, 418pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 2012

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Constituting over ninety percent of China's population, Han is not only the largest ethnonational group in that country but also one of the largest categories of human identity in world history. In this pathbreaking volume, a multidisciplinary group of scholars examine this ambiguous identity, one that shares features with, but cannot be subsumed under, existing notions of ethnicity, culture, race, nationality, and civilization.

About the Author

Thomas S. Mullaney is a professor of history at Stanford University. James Leibold is senior lecturer and Asian studies program convenor at La Trobe University. Stéphane Gros is a research fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Eric Vanden Bussche is a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University.