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Hybrid Heroes

in The Libertine's Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857923
eISBN:
9780226857954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857954.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the so-called hybridization of the male protagonists in homoerotic fiction in late Imperial China. It analyzes several Qing fictional narratives including Cao Qujing's Nonsense ... More


The Male Romance

in The Libertine's Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857923
eISBN:
9780226857954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857954.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the depiction of male romance in pornographic fiction of late Imperial China. It explains that male love had a central place in the 1792 romantic classic The Red Chamber Dream, ... More


Epilogue

in The Libertine's Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857923
eISBN:
9780226857954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857954.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of homosexuality in China, and events in the 1990s that signaled a new phase in the discourse on homosexuality in Mainland China. These include the publication of ... More


1989: An Introduction to an International History

Jeffrey A. Engel (ed.)

in The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832446
eISBN:
9780190254490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832446.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter focuses on the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and its aftermath. More specifically, it examines how leaders in the world's four principal strategic centers—Europe, the ... More


Tiananmen and the Fall of the Berlin Wall: China’s Path toward 1989 and Beyond

Chen Jian

in The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832446
eISBN:
9780190254490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832446.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines developments in China during and after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, with particular reference to the Tiananmen Square Massacre that caused the deaths of an unknown ... More


The Global War on Piracy

Alex Sayf Cummings

in Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858224
eISBN:
9780190254520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858224.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how a variety of business interests, including record labels and software companies, coalesced behind the idea of “intellectual property” and international organizations took a ... More


“A Standard of Our Thought and Action”: Lincoln’S Reception in East Asia

De-min Tao

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the image, reception, and reputation of Abraham Lincoln in East Asia. It analyzes the concrete influences of Lincoln in China and Japan by tracing his contact with the East ... More


Editors’ Introduction

José Rabasa, Masayuki Sato, Edoardo Tortarolo, and Daniel Woolf (eds)

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the development of historical writing from 1400 to 1800, the four hundred years from Europe's late Middle Ages/early Renaissance to the end of its ... More


The Transformation of History in China and Japan

Axel Schneider and Stefan Tanaka

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0025
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on China and Japan's traditions of historiography. These were closely connected, with China initially exerting a formative influence on Japan. In China, concepts of the ideal ... More


“The Flat White Light”: Revolutionary Nationalism in Asia and Beyond

Justin Hart

in Empire of Ideas: The Origins of Public Diplomacy and the Transformation of U. S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199777945
eISBN:
9780190254483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777945.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the implications of the Chinese Revolution, when Mao Zedong's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) prevailed in its thirty-year struggle with Chiang Kai Shek's Kuomintong (KMT) for ... More


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