“What the Chinese People Are Thinking” – Part 3

The third part to parts one and two in the previous day’s blog post. Read the rest on China Media Project – an interesting site by itself if you want to know more about Chinese media.

Nationalism rose abruptly in China at the beginning of the twenty-first century and became a remarkable social trend of thought. However, the emergence of nationalism can be traced to as early as the beginning of the 1990s when some scholars who were politically sensitive and willing to serve the party and the government suggested that patriotism and nationalism should be the main courses for the education of university students and government officials. Indeed a lesson had been drawn from the June Fourth event that political education in universities had been unsuccessful and that it was not enough just to instil Marxism into students.

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