China’s Good War: Rana Mitter explores how national – and nationalist – narratives shape history

//China’s Good War: Rana Mitter explores how national – and nationalist – narratives shape history

China’s Good War: Rana Mitter explores how national – and nationalist – narratives shape history

China’s Good War by Rana Mitter, Belknap Press. 4/5 starsWars, hot and cold, have come and gone, but World War II remains a constant presence, hovering over our culture and politics, its myths recycled and repurposed to meet individual ends: consider Boris Johnson on Brexit, Donald Trump with Make America Great Again or Vladimir Putin and Russian exceptionalism.Having been all things to all people, The War has inspired shelves of novels, endless movies and constant references to the “greatest…

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