Part of the Chinese Dream is to restore China’s claimed historical place in the world. What constituted this place? Identify and analyze the main elements of Chinese history as evoked in ‘the dream’

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Suggested reading

a) Blog 
Horesh, Niv. “War-Monger or Judicious Realist? Liu Mingfu as Historically-Minded America Watcher.” China Policy Institute Blog, June 29, 2015.

b) Articles in refereed journals
Callahan, William A. “Sino-Speak: Chinese Exceptionalism and the Politics of History.” The Journal of Asian Studies 71, no. 1 (2012): 33–55.
Wang, Zheng. “The Chinese Dream: Concept and Context.” Journal of Chinese Political Science 19, no. 1 (2014): 1–13.

c) Scholarly books

Callahan, William A. China Dreams: 20 Visions of the Future. New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 2013.
Horner, Charles. Rising China and Its Postmodern Fate: Memories of Empire in a New Global Context. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 2009.
Jacques, Martin. When China Rules the World: The End of the Western Worldand the Birth of a New Global Order [Part II: The Age of China]. New York: Penguin Books, 2012.
Kerr, David, ed. China’s Many Dreams: Comparative Perspectives on China’ssearch for National Rejuvenation. The Nottingham China Policy Institute Series. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Varutti, Marzia. “The Politics of the Past.” In Museums in China: The Politics of Representation After Mao, 89–102. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2014.
———. “The Representation of the Past in China’s Museums.” In Museums in China: The Politics of Representation After Mao, 103–20. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2014.
Wang, Zheng. Never Forget National Humiliation: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014.