Rana Mitter is professor of the history and politics of modern China at Oxford University and director of the University of Oxford China Centre. Professor Mitter studies the emergence of nationalism in modern China, both in the early twentieth century and in the contemporary era. He is particularly interested in the impact of China's war with Japan in the 1930s and 1940s on the development of Chinese politics, society, and culture.
The Battlefield of Memory: On Rana Mitter’s “China’s Good War”
Through Rana Mitter’s book “China’s Good War,” Yangyang Cheng reflects on government control of the memory, legacy, and meaning of World War II in China....