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

Shuge Wei

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

News under Fire: China’s Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928–1941 is the first comprehensive study of China’s efforts to establish an effective international propaganda ... More


Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico

Fredy González

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520290198
eISBN:
9780520964488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290198.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Threatened by the violence of the anti-Chinese campaigns, Chinese Mexicans strengthened their ties to China as a way to safeguard their presence in the country. Paisanos Chinos illustrates the ways ... More


Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands

Sulmaan Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621104
eISBN:
9781469623252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621104.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Lhasa, leaving the People's Republic of China with a crisis on its Tibetan frontier. This book tells the story of the PRC's response to that crisis and, in doing so, ... More


The Plight of Chiang Kai-shek’s Taiwan

Paul A. Cohen

in Speaking to History: The Story of King Goujian in Twentieth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255791
eISBN:
9780520942394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255791.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

For the Communists, successive victories in the Sino-Japanese War and the ensuing civil war (1945–1949) created a fundamentally new historical situation in which the major humiliation of foreign ... More


The National Anti-Opium Association and the Guomindang State, 1924–1937

Edward R. Slack

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/9780520220096.003.0048
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how relations between the state and local elites were played out in the National Anti-Opium Association, set up by activists within and beyond the Chinese Christian community to ... More


Opium Control versus Opium Suppression: The Origins of the 1935 Six-Year Plan to Eliminate Opium and Drugs

Alan Baumler

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/9780520220096.003.0053
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details how Jiang Jieshi was able to gain the upper hand in the trade over his warlord counterparts by getting almost complete control over supply and distribution. It explains that ... More


The Responses of Opium Growers to Eradication Campaigns and the Poppy Tax, 1907–1949

Lucien Bianco

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/9780520220096.003.0055
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the cultivators of opium whose livelihoods, and even survival, were directly affected by the state's opium regimes, explaining that growing opium could be a life-saving option ... More


Weisheng and the Desire for Modernity

RUTH ROGASKI

in Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240018
eISBN:
9780520930605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240018.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reports the four “cases” of weisheng from Tianjin of the 1920s and 1930s. The first case explores evidence of weisheng in the advertisements from Tianjin's major republican-era ... More


To Control the Uncontrollable: The Nanjing Government’s International Propaganda Policies, 1928–1931

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/9789888390618.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 highlights the Nationalist government’s attempts to build an international propaganda system and to control the extraterritoriality-protected treaty-port papers from 1928 to 1932.The ... More


We Won’t Be Bullied Anymore: The Chinese Community in Mexico during the Second World War

Fredy González

in Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520290198
eISBN:
9780520964488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290198.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chinese Mexican political and financial support in support of the Republic of China during the Second World War was motivated by a desire for ‘home’ – both the desire for peace in migrants’ home ... More


Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Seung-Joon Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A study of the politics of rice in Canton, this book sheds new light on the local history of the city and illuminates how China's struggles with food shortages in the early twentieth century unfolded ... More


Taste in Numbers: Science and the Chinese Food Problem

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter outlines the provinice of Guomindang's blind trust in Western science and technology and how these interests resulted in the technocratic and instrumental misunderstanding of the nature ... More


Granary of the Empire, Laboratory of the Nation: The Canton-Hankow Railway and the Hunan Rice Sales Project in Canton

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter evaluates the Guomindang province's attempt to improve domestic rice consumption in Canton through the construction of the Canton-Hankow Railway. Once the Canton-Hankow Railway was ... More


Du Yuesheng, the French Concession, and Social Networks in Shanghai

Brian G. Martin

in At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how the leaders in Shanghai, particularly Du Yuesheng, sought to legitimize their activities and to integrate their gangster systems with the new political and economic ... More


Provincial Politics and National Rice: The Canton Famine of 1936–1937 and the South China Rice Trading Corporation

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the overall consequences of the government's National Rice Promotion program. The marketability of Hunan rice was enhanced. The Cantonese rice merchants were suspicious of ... More


Conclusion

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Canton had long been well-known for its food culture. However, for its rice supplies, Canton relied on transnational, high-volume trade with Southeast Asia via Hong Kong. In the early twentieth ... More


‘That chaotic and Gilbertian Service’: working life in the Customs

Catherine Ladds

in Empire careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085482
eISBN:
9781781704974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085482.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter reconstructs the working environments of staff in the various branches of the Service, demonstrating how employees of imperial institutions were required to steer creatively through ... More


Roscoe Pound and the Corrupting Dream of Exporting American Law

Jedidiah J. Kroncke

in The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190233525
eISBN:
9780190233549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233525.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Case Study 2 explores the tenure of famed American law professor Roscoe Pound as a legal adviser to the Guomindang during the late 1940s. In microcosm, Pound’s time in China before and after 1949 ... More


The Genesis of a Taiwanese Entrepreneurship as a Contingent Product of the Chinese Civil War

Françoise Mengin

in Fragments of an Unfinished War: Taiwanese Entrepreneurs and the Partition of China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264055
eISBN:
9780190492212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264055.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the specificity of the partition of China and the conditions surrounding the birth of a Taiwanese entrepreneurship in the early years of the Republic of China’s exile on the ... More


Sainthood, Science, and Politics: The Life of Li Yujie, Founder of the Tiandijiao

David Ownby

in Making Saints in Modern China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190494568
eISBN:
9780190494582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494568.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter chronicles the life of Li Yujie, student leader in the Shanghai May Fourth movement and Guomindang member who went on to found a redemptive society, the Tiandijiao (Heavenly Emperor ... More


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