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The China Institute in America: Advocating for China through Educational Exchange, 1926–1937

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the institutionalization of Sino-American collaboration through the China Institute in America. Meng Zhi (1901–1990) directed this organization for thirty-seven years and helped ... More


The Chinese Nationalist Government and the Shanghai Jewish Refugees

Gao Bei

in Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199840908
eISBN:
9780199979820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840908.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

This chapter details how Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government entertained three plans to settle European Jewish refugees on Chinese soil during the war against Japan. In early 1939, Sun Ke, ... More


Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Anna Sun

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Is Confucianism a religion? If so, why do most Chinese think it isn't? This book traces the birth and growth of the idea of Confucianism as a world religion. The book begins at Oxford, in the late ... More


Passages to the Post-Colonial State

Ma Ngok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Hong Kong's political landscape underwent a major change after the start of the political transition in 1984. Aside from how the Chinese government attempted to build its post-1997 ruling elites ... More


The Communist Powers Appease the United States

Gareth Porter

in Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates how the Soviet and Chinese governments adjusted their policy to their weakness relative to the United States by acquiescing to the U.S. assertion of its interest in keeping ... More


Change of Career:: The Chinese Customs

Isidore Cyril Cannon

in Public Success, Private Sorrow: The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer Translator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099616
eISBN:
9789882207301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099616.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

After the death of his wife, Brewitt-Taylor (B-T) pursued a career change that he had already been considering as it appeared to offer better prospects. He joined the Imperial Chinese Maritime ... More


The Garden Road incident on May 22, 1967

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

On May 22, 1967, thousands of leftists marched up the Garden Road to the government house. These protesters offered insults and abuse, and then physical violence. The police stood their ground ... More


People's Daily editorial on June 3 and the general strikes

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the propaganda warfare against British authorities in Hong Kong. The June 3 People's Daily editorial was a call on the left wing to prepare to “answer the call of the ... More


The Return of the Missionaries

Michael Keevak

in The Story of a Stele: China's Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, 1625-1916

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098954
eISBN:
9789882207608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098954.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins in the middle of the nineteenth century, a period of greater Western presence in China than ever before. Five treaty ports had been opened to Western trade and to Western ... More


Economic Policy

Wilson Wong and Sabrina Luk

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter first approaches economic policy from a macro perspective to examine the public finance system of Hong Kong, including its monetary policy and fiscal policy, the revenue, and expenditure ... More


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