New Culture Movement (Xīnwénhuà Yùndòng 新文化运动)

Anne Shen CHAO

Cai Yuanpei, one of the founders of the New Cultural Movement, which inspired revolutionary leaders to reform China’s intellectual, political, and social traditions. In 1917, as chancellor of Beijing University, Cai Yuanpei invited Chen Duxiu to become the Dean of the School of Letters. Chen added many faculty members to the editorial board of the magazine New Youth, in which many of the intellectual debates of the movement took place.

During the early twentieth century,….

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