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Mobility and Cultural Authority in Contemporary China Paperback – May 1 2010

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press; 1 edition (May 1 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0295990163
  • ISBN-13: 978-0295990163
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.4 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 386 g

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This ambitious book...yields refreshing insights about how diverse forms of travel... similarly reinforce the authority of the Chinese state to determine the meaning of mobility for the modern Chinese citizen. Clearly written and accessible.--Arianne M. Gaetano"Journal of Asian Studies" (01/01/2011)

About the Author

Pal Nyiri is professor of global history from an anthropological perspective at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Among his publications are "Scenic Spots: Chinese Tourism, the State, and Cultural Authority" and, with Joana Breidenbach, "Seeing Culture Everywhere, from Genocide to Consumer Habits."

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