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Illuminating facades: Looking at postcolonial Macau

David Clarke

in Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083060
eISBN:
9789882209794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083060.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

First settled by the Portuguese in 1557, Macau's position at the mouth of China's Pearl River enabled it to play a significant role in the early development of trading and other links between East ... More


Discourse and Cultural Identity: Towards a Global Identity for Hong Kong

Anthony Fung

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how various social and political forces have shaped and negotiated the hybridized postcolonial identity in Hong Kong and shows how global values are embedded in the local ... More


Confucianism and Utilitarianism in Jiang-Clinton Rhetoric

D. Ray Heisey

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyzes the rhetoric of President Jiang of the People's Republic of China and President Clinton of the United States in their respective visits to the other's country and shows that ... More


Oscillating Histories: Representations of Comfort Women from Bamboo House of Dolls to Imperial Comfort Women

Lily Wong

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In “Oscillating Histories: Representations of Comfort Women in Chinese Language Film and Television,” Lily Wong confronts the dark historical legacy of the comfort woman through the lens of Hong Kong ... More


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