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Witness Against History Literature, Film, and Public Discourse in Twentieth-Century China by Yomi Braester

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Chinese literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Chinese,
  • History,
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • Literary Criticism / Asian / Chinese,
  • China,
  • General,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Motion pictures

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7929780M
ISBN 10080474792X
ISBN 109780804747929

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Witness is one of those books; it is biography, political history, spy thriller and philosophy. Chambers is a compelling writer and it is difficult to put the book down. Without such great writing, the book's impact would certainly have been blunted/5.   E.P. Thompson's Witness Against the Beast is a wonderful piece of history and criticism. Its subtitle "William Blake and the Moral Law" might have more accurately been "William Blake Against the Moral Law," since that is the position expressed in Blake's works. Thompson points the fact out again and again, while noting the earlier critics who have managed to ignore it/5(4). I never imagined that my work would lead me to serve as a witness against a history teacher who encouraged his students to question whether the Holocaust had ever taken place at all. The case.   Regnery History's Cold War Classics edition is the most comprehensive version of Witness ever published, featuring forewords collected from all previous editions, including discussions from luminaries William F. Buckley Jr., Robert D. Novak, Milton Hindus, and Alfred S. Regnery.5/5(6).

  Witness to History is a book that presents evidence and examines the covered up events of the early 20th century. It documents what life was really like in the Third Reich (or Nazi Germany), what Hitler's plans and intentions were, who really started World War 2, how the start of the war and certain key events were planned by Allied leaders, what Jews were doing in that time period, Allied war. During the s the United States experienced a wave of movements for social change over temperance, the abolition of slavery, anti-vice activism, and a host of other moral reforms. Michael Young argues for the first time in Bearing Witness against Sin that together they represented a distinctive new style of mobilization—one that prefigured contemporary forms of social protest by.   Civilization's most momentous events come vibrantly alive in this magnificent collection of over three hundred eyewitness accounts spanning twenty-four turbulent centuries -- remarkable recollections of battles, atrocities, disasters, coronations, assassinations and discoveries that shaped the course of history, all related in vivid detail by. Yomi BRAESTER, Witness Against History: Literature, Film, and Public Discourse in Twentieth-Century rd, CA: Stanford University Press, xii + pp. ISBN: X (hbk). Price: £ With Witness Against History, Yomi Braester presents a selection of close readings of 20th-century texts and films ranging from Lu Xun’s Diary of a.