Unity and Diversity: Local Cultures and Identities in China


This book examines the evolution of the local identity in China from historical times to the present day. It traces the expression of local identity in religion and myth, in the construction of the provincial character, in the growth of cities, in literature, in economic development and in the expansion of the Chinese state.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • David Faure
  • Susanna Thornton
  • May-bo Ching
  • Laura Newby
  • Nicholas Tapp
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Hong Kong
Publication year:
  • 1996


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