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China's Digital Nationalism

Florian Schneider


China’s Digital Nationalism explores online networks and their nationalist discourses in digital China. It asks what happens to national community sentiments when they go digital. Nationalism, in China as much as elsewhere, is today shared through digital information and communication technologies. It is adopted, filtered, transformed, enhanced, and accelerated through digital networks, and it interacts in complicated ways with nationalism ‘on the ground’. Understanding these processes is crucial if we hope to make sense of the social and political complexities that shape the twenty-first cent ... More

Keywords: China, digital media, digital politics, information and communication technology, nationalism, nation state, network, online discourse, People’s Republic of China, Sino–Japan relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190876791
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190876791.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Florian Schneider, author
Leiden University