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In the Red

On Contemporary Chinese Culture

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In the Red by Geremie R. Barme
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China, Geremie R. Barme notes, has become one of the greatest writing and publishing nations on the planet, and both cultural activists and the state are embroiled in debates about the production and distribution of its cultural products. But what happens when global culture and Chinese capitalist-socialism meet in the marketplace? This text investigates what goes on behind the rhetoric of the official Chinese government and the dissident community and provides a perspective on mainstream Western perceptions of cultural developments, artistic freedom and popular lifestyles in China at the end of the 20th century.

Author Biography

Geremie R.Barme is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at the Australian National University. He is the author of Shades of Mao: The Posthumous Career of a Great Leader and the editor of several books, including (with Linda Jaivin) New Ghosts. Old Dreams: Chinese Rebel Voices and (with John Minford) Seeds of Fire: Chinese Voices of Conscience. He has also translated two volumes of Chinese essays and was a coauthor of and advisor for the documentary film The Gate of Heavenly Peace.
Release date NZ
December 21st, 1999
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
22 photos; cartoons
Imprint
Columbia University Press
Pages
512
Dimensions
150x226x29
ISBN-13
9780231106153
Product ID
2055659

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