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Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Beng Huat Chua

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The emergence of East Asian Pop Culture as an integrated regional media cultural economy is a result of the penetration of Japanese and Korean pop cultures into the historically well established ... More


Picturing Technology in China: From Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century

Peter J. Golas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208159
eISBN:
9789888313921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208159.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Although the history of technological and scientific illustrations is a well-established field in the West, scholarship on the much longer Chinese experience is still undeveloped. This work by Peter ... More


Bridge or Barrier: The Treaty-Port English-Language Press in China, 1920s

Shuge Wei

in News Under Fire: China's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the treaty-port media environment in China. It sketches the background of the key British and American-owned English-language papers in China’s treaty ports, ... More


The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: The 1990s

Yiu-Wai Chu

in Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390571
eISBN:
9789888390298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390571.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the early 1990s, the swift development of global media had a very significant impact on the Cantopop industry, which later proved to be a heavy blow to its operation. Cantopop further expanded its ... More


The Regret of a Nation

Song-Chuan Chen

in Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Warlike party did not get its way entirely. To further elaborate the history of the Pacific party’s efforts in arguing against the war, this chapter shows how the British public opposed the war. ... More


Pop Culture China

Chua Beng Huat

in Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Since the early 19th century, Chinese languages pop cultures have been financed, produced, distributed, circulated and consumed among ethnic Chinese population in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and ... More


Pop Culture as Soft Power

Chua Beng Huat

in Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Pop culture has emerged has a vehicle of soft power and an arena for competition in cultural diplomacy between China, Japan and Korea. As a middle-power, Korea is the most self-conscious about ... More


Shadowed by the Sun: The Mukden Incident and the Shanghai Incident

Shuge Wei

in News Under Fire: China's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 4 analyses how English-language newspapers controlled by China and Japan defended their cases during the Mukden and Shanghai incidents. Drawing on the experiences of the Jinan Incident, ... More


Facing Dilemmas: China’s International Propaganda Activities, 1932–1937

Shuge Wei

in News Under Fire: China's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 traces the development of China’s international propaganda from mid-1932 to June 1937, a period characterized by the government’s appeasement of Japan. International propaganda efforts were ... More


Introduction

Song-Chuan Chen

in Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter expounds on how the making of war and British knowledge about China were intertwined, and proves a brief review on Opium War literature. What previous historiography saw as the reasons ... More


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