Shuduo Gong, renowned historian, expert on cultural history
    The book focuses on the evolution of Chinese culture against the background of social reforms in modern times. It demonstrates the features of Chinese culture in modern times, the changes in its cultural structure, its historical values and they ways that people approach Chinese traditional culture and western culture. It compares and demonstrates the changes and cultural features of the Jia and Dao Periods of the Qing Dynasty, the Wu-Xu Reform Movement period, the period of the 1911 revolution, and the period of New Culture Movement. It also probes into the thinking of great people such as Zhang Zhidong and Sun Zhongshan. It is of significant value to the study and research of culture in modern China.