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Published by East Asian Research Center, Harvard University; distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English



  • China


  • China -- History -- May Fourth movement, 1919

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited and with an introd. by Benjamin I. Schwartz. With contributions by Charlotte Furth [and others]
SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs,, 44
ContributionsSchwartz, Benjamin Isadore, 1916- ed., Furth, Charlotte.
LC ClassificationsDS775 .R39
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 132 p.
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4585086M
ISBN 100674752309
LC Control Number77183976

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  Still, May Fourth leaders were constantly sapped of energy by accusations, sometimes leveled by government officials or their proxies among the literati, that the movement was slavishly pro. Reflections on the May Fourth Movement: A Symposium. D. W. Y. Kwok. Philosophy East and West 24 (3) () Similar books and articles. The Social Consequences of the May Fourth Movement. Li Changli - - Chinese Studies in History 43 (4).   For Chinese, the Fourth of May is a day of commemoration and reflection. The May Fourth Movement was a patriotic student movement that had a far-reaching impact on modern Chinese history. It was on 4 May, , starting at Beijing University, that a large-scale student patriotic movement was born, later spreading throughout the country. The New Culture Movement was the progenitor of the May Fourth 4 May , students in Beijing aligned with the movement protested the transfer of German rights over Jiaozhou Bay to Imperial Japan rather than China at the Paris Peace Conference (the meeting setting the terms of peace at the conclusion of World War I), transforming what had been a cultural movement .