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The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography

Joshua Fogel (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220065
eISBN:
9780520923515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220065.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Rape of Nanjing was one of the worst atrocities committed during World War II. On December 13, 1937, the Japanese army captured the city of Nanjing, then the capital of wartime China. According ... More


Cool Conduct: The Culture of Distance in Weimar Germany

Helmut Lethen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201095
eISBN:
9780520916418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201095.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents an interpretation of attitudes and mentalities that informed the Weimar Republic by a scholar well known for his profound knowledge of this period. The book tells of “cool conduct” ... More


American Culture in East and West German Reconstruction

Uta G. Poiger

in Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211384
eISBN:
9780520920088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211384.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A decade after World War II, many East and West Germans came to believe that American popular culture was shaping young Germans and especially young German men. From the late 1940s through the first ... More


“When the Cannibal King Began to Talk”: Performing Race, Class, and Ethnicity

Nadja Durbach

in Spectacle of Deformity: Freak Shows and Modern British Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257689
eISBN:
9780520944893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257689.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the late nineteenth century it was relatively common knowledge that freak show entrepreneurs who could not afford to import troupes of exotic foreigners regularly employed locals, often ... More


Introduction

E. Taylor Atkins

in Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the so-called “Korea Wave” in Japan. In the first decade of the new millennium, a number of K-pop stars secured huge, devoted followings in ... More


Building the New Scientific Socialist Society: Educating the Masses

Miriam Gross

in Farewell to the God of Plague: Chairman Mao's Campaign to Deworm China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288836
eISBN:
9780520963641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288836.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how health campaigns transmitted scientific knowledge and nominally scientific states of mind, one of the allegedly great achievements of the Maoist medical model. It finds that ... More


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