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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


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


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


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


Health policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores the key features and structure of the Chinese healthcare system in 1978. It also examines China's healthcare initiatives after 1978, including change in the nature of hospital ... More


Education policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents the objectives and content of China's education before the economic reforms. It also covers the development of China's post-reform education policies in terms of basic ... More


Social policy in the context of economic reforms

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides an account of China's welfare changes over three decades in the context of economic reforms. In particular, it explores the welfare functions of communes and work units before ... More


Labour policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter first provides a brief review of Chinese labour policy prior to the economic reforms. This is followed by an overview of labour policy changes in the reform era. The chapter then ... More


Introduction: A Framework for Analyzing the Evolution of China's Nonproliferation Behavior

in Reluctant Restraint: The Evolution of China's Nonproliferation Policies and Practices, 1980-2004

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755528
eISBN:
9780804768245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755528.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the evolution of China's policies and practices on the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The changes in Chinese behavior have evolved along three dimensions: ... More


From Nationalism to Collaboration

Margherita Zanasi

in Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter highlights the deep impact of the intellectual constructs of nation building on the political life of Republican China. It also explores how different visions of nation led to two ... More


Nationalism, Identity, and State-Building: The Antidrug Crusade in the People’s Republic, 1949–1952

Zhou Yongming

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0069
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses that the negative wartime image of opium as a drug of conquest may have aided in inspiring political resolve and popular support that allowed the Communist Party to mount ... More


First Steps toward Implementing the Seventeen-Point Agreement

Melvyn C. Goldstein

in A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249417
eISBN:
9780520933323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249417.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

By the end of October 1951, the Dalai Lama had formally accepted the Seventeen-Point Agreement, and the main PLA force had arrived. This set the stage for the Tibet Work Committee to initiate serious ... More


Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Rong Ma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This survey documents Tibetan society over five decades, including population structure in rural and urban areas, marriage and migration patterns, the maintenance of language and traditional culture, ... More


Seeking Policy Appropriate to a Changing World: Diplomatic and Foreign Policy Thought under the Tang

Zhenping Wang

in Tang China in Multi-Polar Asia: A History of Diplomacy and War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836443
eISBN:
9780824870904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836443.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Tang emperors often sought substantiation for their actions from the rich legacy of antiquity, in order to create an international environment conducive to Tang's existence ... More


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