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Independent Chinese Documentary: Alternative Visions, Alternative Publics

Dan Edwards

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748695621
eISBN:
9781474412186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695621.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the turn of the twenty-first century there has been an explosion in Chinese independent documentary filmmaking. But how are we to understand this vibrant burst of activity? Are these films ... More


Travel and trade

Marcus Milwright

in An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter is concerned with the archaeological study of the movement of people and objects during the Islamic period. The first section surveys the published research on land routes used by ... More


The China Model in Africa: A New Brand of Developmentalism

Catherine Boone and Dhawal Doshi

in Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, 'Islamic' and Neo-liberal Alternatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639687
eISBN:
9780748653171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639687.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses how the China model guides China's economic and diplomatic relationship with Africa. It discusses whether there is any evidence that Africans themselves see deepening ... More


The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Jonathan Colman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on recently declassified documents as well as some of the latest published research, this book provides a fresh general account of President Johnson's handling of US foreign relations. It ... More


Two Adversaries: The Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers American policies towards the Soviet Union and communist China, examining among other things the impact of the Sino-Soviet ‘split’. Despite the Vietnam War, the failure to ... More


The Post-American Century

Carl Pedersen

in Obama's America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638949
eISBN:
9780748672059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638949.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The history and future of American global power can be divided into two major phases with a brief interregnum: the American Century, the Next American Century, and the Post-American Century. One of ... More


Japan and the Grand Allies in East Asia

Victor Rothwell

in War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Japanese war aims were driven by events, and a theory of war aims was formulated afterwards. Inevitably, it tended to be incomplete and incoherent. This applied to both the NOEA, which was proclaimed ... More


A China Model or Just a Broken Mould?

William Hurst

in Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, 'Islamic' and Neo-liberal Alternatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639687
eISBN:
9780748653171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639687.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the Chinese model of development. It aims to determine how the transition was engineered from a communist system focused on import-substitution to an export-led development ... More


Latin America's View of China: Interest, but Scepticism

Barbara Stallings

in Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, 'Islamic' and Neo-liberal Alternatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639687
eISBN:
9780748653171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639687.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

China's dramatic economic success over the past decades has attracted worldwide attention. It has provided new markets for exporters and has outperformed most of its trade partners. Beyond its ... More


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