During the years of the “total war of resistance” and “protracted war”, Chinese people often used diaries to make sense of political discourse and fit it into their world view. This does not mean, however, that a diary’s content always reflected the will of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT); rather, the diary was a document in which the author thought about political matters and made them part of his or her personal story. By looking at the accounts of Revolutionary Army (RA) officers and middle school girls, it is possible to see how the modern era was one in which political concerns were made personal through the use of diary writing.
|Number of pages||20|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2015|
- life writing