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Peidong Sun

Peidong Sun 2019 photo

Associate professor of History

Peidong Sun is a social and cultural historian of the post-1949 period in China. Much of her research has centered on the history of and contemporary implications for Chinese everyday life by asking how quotidian practices such as clothing choices, underground reading, and mate choices of the sent-down generation were influenced by their lived experiences and memories under Mao’s socialism and Deng’s socio-economic transformation after 1978.

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