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China and its Past: Return, Reinvention, Forgetting

Finding a Place for the Victims: The Problem in Writing the History of the Cultural Revolution  

Youqin Wang

Abstract

This paper argues that acknowledging individual victims had been a crucial problem in writing the history of the Cultural Revolution and represents the major division between the official history and the parallel history. The author discusses the victims in the history of the Cultural Revolution from factual, interpretational and methodological aspects.

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Electronic reference

Youqin Wang, « Finding a Place for the Victims: The Problem in Writing the History of the Cultural Revolution   », China Perspectives [Online], 2007/4 | 2007, Online since 30 December 2010, connection on 25 March 2017. URL : http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/2593

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Youqin Wang

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