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Book review: Germaine A. Hoston. The State, Identity, and the National Question in China and Japan. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994. xii, 628 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. US$85.00/£62.50, hardcover; US$24.95/£19.95, paper.

Wilson, S. (1997) Book review: Germaine A. Hoston. The State, Identity, and the National Question in China and Japan. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994. xii, 628 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. US$85.00/£62.50, hardcover; US$24.95/£19.95, paper. Asian Studies Review, 20 (3). pp. 181-182.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03147539708713136
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Abstract

Germain Hoston has written an enormously impressive book about the encounter between Marxism and nationalism in China and Japan in the first half of the twentieth century, with particular reference to questions relating to the nature and role of the state. Her fine array of linguistic, theoretical and critical skills have combined to produce a work of great depth which will interest a large number of readers because of the broad range of issues it addresses...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/23843
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