Analzying modern Chinese historiography Niu Runzhen argues that it has undergone two major transformations. The first one from traditional to modern historiography under the impact of evolutionary thought around 1900/1910, the second one under the impact of historical materialism. In the following Niu Runzhen identifies 10 lasting influences of historical materialism on modern Chinese historiography. See http://bnuhh.bnu.edu.cn/zgsxs/70541.html.
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