Places of Memory in Modern China: History, Politics, and Identity by Marc Andre Matten (review)

Places of Memory in Modern China: History, Politics, and Identity by Marc Andre Matten (review) 308 China Review International: Vol. 19, No. 2, 2012 Malek and Criveller have gathered together an impressive group of academics who have produced a work of scholarship that sheds light on issues old and new. There will be something here for both the specialist and the general reader, and for that the editors are to be congratulated. Jeremy Clarke, SJ Jeremy Clarke, SJ is an Australian Jesuit and assistant professor in the History Department at Boston College. His speciality is Chinese history, especially the history of the Catholic communities in the modern period. He recently launched a website, ricci.bc.edu, on East-West cultural exchange showcasing rare books. Marc Andre Matten. Places of Memory in Modern China: History, Politics, and Identity. Leiden Series in Comparative Historiography. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2012. x + 286 pp. Hardcover $151.00, isbn 978-90-04-21901-4. In Places of Memory in Modern China: History, Politics, and Identity, historian Marc Andre Matten has brought together a beautiful collection of essays, with contributors from Canadian, German, and U.S. institutions from the fields of anthropology, history, literature, and sinology. The volume is inspired by French historian Pierre Nora's multivolume Les Lieux de Mémoires (Gallimard, 1984­1992), which has been translated as http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Places of Memory in Modern China: History, Politics, and Identity by Marc Andre Matten (review)

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308 China Review International: Vol. 19, No. 2, 2012 Malek and Criveller have gathered together an impressive group of academics who have produced a work of scholarship that sheds light on issues old and new. There will be something here for both the specialist and the general reader, and for that the editors are to be congratulated. Jeremy Clarke, SJ Jeremy Clarke, SJ is an Australian Jesuit and assistant professor in the History Department at Boston College. His speciality is Chinese history, especially the history of the Catholic communities in the modern period. He recently launched a website, ricci.bc.edu, on East-West cultural exchange showcasing rare books. Marc Andre Matten. Places of Memory in Modern China: History, Politics, and Identity. Leiden Series in Comparative Historiography. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2012. x + 286 pp. Hardcover $151.00, isbn 978-90-04-21901-4. In Places of Memory in Modern China: History, Politics, and Identity, historian Marc Andre Matten has brought together a beautiful collection of essays, with contributors from Canadian, German, and U.S. institutions from the fields of anthropology, history, literature, and sinology. The volume is inspired by French historian Pierre Nora's multivolume Les Lieux de Mémoires (Gallimard, 1984­1992), which has been translated as

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