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Remembering China from Taiwan: Divided Families and Bittersweet Reunions after the Chinese Civil War

Mahlon Meyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083862
eISBN:
9789882209091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The book tells the story of the exodus from China of two million Nationalist loyalists, military and civilians. It depicts the choices faced by millions of families as they were forced to chose which ... More


Conclusion: The Malleability of the Xiao Jiating Ideal

Susan L. Glosser

in Chinese Visions of Family and State, 1915-1953

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227293
eISBN:
9780520926394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227293.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Family reformers believed that xiao jiating was essential to China's salvation; even the Nationalists, the New Culture Movement, the Communists, and entrepreneurs all agreed on several fundamental ... More


“Non-Resident Persons”: Navigating the Limitations of US Citizenship

Mérida M. Rúa

in A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter explores controversies in Chicago in 1954 over Puerto Ricans’ rights to social services and their mass arrest after an armed attack in DC by Puerto Rican Nationalist Party members. Puerto ... More


Rebirth of the Palestinian National Movement

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arab Nationalists Movement (ANM) and the Palestinian National Liberation Movement were the most influential of the many clandestine groups that emerged among the scattered Palestinian communities in ... More


The Party in Scotland

JAMES KELLAS

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the cause of the decline of Conservative support in Scotland. It explains that the Scottish Conservative organization was more elitist and out-dated than that below the border, ... More


In Air Raid Shelters and Caves — Covering the War

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chongqing press corps had to perform a balancing act with, on the one hand, the Chiangs, the Nationalist's press-control machine, and sympathetic media moguls like Luce and, on the other, a whole ... More


Degrees of Escape

Mahlon Meyer

in Remembering China from Taiwan: Divided Families and Bittersweet Reunions after the Chinese Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083862
eISBN:
9789882209091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083862.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Aging nationalist soldiers and civilians recount how they escaped from the Japanese invasion and the communist takeover and arrived on Taiwan around 1949


Yasue Norihiro, Inuzuka Koreshige, and Japan's Policy toward the Shanghai Jewish Refugees, December 1937–December 1939

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/9780199840908.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

Chapter Three elucidates how after Japan and Germany signed the Anti-Comintern Pact, and after Japan drove the Chinese Nationalists from Shanghai, the Japanese treated the Jewish refugees in China ... More


The Fall of Catalonia

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0062
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is an account of the circumstances leading to the fall of Catalonia in February 1939, such as a breakdown of the logistical support offered by the Soviets and the dreams of a postwar ... More


Slapping Song Jiaoren

David Strand

in An Unfinished Republic: Leading by Word and Deed in Modern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267367
eISBN:
9780520948747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267367.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Revolution was significant for lasting so long and covering so much territory in and out China. It was conventionally thought to commence with the Opium War (1839–42) and end with the ... More


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