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The Resource Embattled Glory : Veterans, Military Families, and the Politics of Patriotism in China, 1949-2007

Embattled Glory : Veterans, Military Families, and the Politics of Patriotism in China, 1949-2007

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Embattled Glory : Veterans, Military Families, and the Politics of Patriotism in China, 1949-2007
Title
Embattled Glory
Title remainder
Veterans, Military Families, and the Politics of Patriotism in China, 1949-2007
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This groundbreaking book offers the first in-depth, large-scale study of People's Liberation Army veterans and military families. Neil Diamant's penetrating examination of the treatment of PLA veterans in China opens a distinctive window onto Chinese patriotism, citizenship, and legitimacy. Using recently declassified archival documents and employing a comparative perspective, the book provides an unprecedented look at the 'everyday interactions' among veterans, military families, state officials, and ordinary citizens as they attempted to secure urban residence, jobs, spouses, medical care, a
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Diamant, Neil J
Dewey number
  • 305.90697095109045
  • 951.05
Index
index present
LC call number
UB359.C6.D53 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
State & Society in East Asia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Veterans
  • Families of military personnel
  • Patriotism
  • China
  • HISTORY
  • China
  • Veterans
  • Veterans
  • Social conditions
  • Patriotism
  • Veteran
  • China
Label
Embattled Glory : Veterans, Military Families, and the Politics of Patriotism in China, 1949-2007
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. To the City or Bust: Veterans and the Quest for Urban Citizenship; Chapter 3. The Complications of Veteran Identities; Chapter 4. The Job Front; Chapter 5. Stuck in the State's Cement and Falling Through Its Cracks: Veterans in Policy and Bureaucracy; Chapter 6. Vulnerable Heroes: Veterans' Health, Family, and Sexuality in Chinese Politics; Chapter 7. Between Glory and Welfare: Military Families, the State, and Community
  • Chapter 8. Salt in the Wounds: Veterans in the Reform Era, 1978-2007Chapter 9. Conclusion: Walter Reed, Iraq, and China; Appendix A.A Brief Survey of Archival Materials in China; Appendix B. Selected Character List; Appendix C. Source Materials; Index; About the Author
Control code
855502601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (478 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742557680
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1124536
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855502601
Label
Embattled Glory : Veterans, Military Families, and the Politics of Patriotism in China, 1949-2007
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. To the City or Bust: Veterans and the Quest for Urban Citizenship; Chapter 3. The Complications of Veteran Identities; Chapter 4. The Job Front; Chapter 5. Stuck in the State's Cement and Falling Through Its Cracks: Veterans in Policy and Bureaucracy; Chapter 6. Vulnerable Heroes: Veterans' Health, Family, and Sexuality in Chinese Politics; Chapter 7. Between Glory and Welfare: Military Families, the State, and Community
  • Chapter 8. Salt in the Wounds: Veterans in the Reform Era, 1978-2007Chapter 9. Conclusion: Walter Reed, Iraq, and China; Appendix A.A Brief Survey of Archival Materials in China; Appendix B. Selected Character List; Appendix C. Source Materials; Index; About the Author
Control code
855502601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (478 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742557680
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1124536
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855502601

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