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Introduction

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

There is an extensive literature which discusses the growth of rural industry in China. However, these focus on the role played by changes to government policy. In doing so, historical factors are ... More


The Birth of the First Printed Canon: The Kaibao Edition and Its Impact

Jiang Wu, Lucille Chia, and Chen Zhichao

in Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171601
eISBN:
9780231540193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171601.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 5 provides a new account of the history of the Kaibao edition, the first printed canon, in association with Song printing culture in Chengdu and Kaifeng. It also offers a re-evaluation of ... More


Differences in Prefectural Growth Rates

Chris Bramall

in Sources of Chinese Economic Growth, 1978-1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296973
eISBN:
9780191596018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296975.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter applies the theory developed in previous chapters to the growth process in four very different Chinese regions: Suzhou (in the Yangzi delta), Wenzhou (in coastal Zhejiang province), ... More


Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Christian P. Sorace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the political mechanisms at work in the aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and the broader ideological energies that drove them. The book takes Chinese Communist Party ideas ... More


End of Career

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/9789622099616.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

Brewitt-Taylor's (B-T's) leave in 1919 proved to be his last as his career in China was about to come to a close. He arrived in Britain at the end of June 1919, and he visited his wife in Scotland as ... More


Provincial Construction Industry Competitiveness in the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Yousong Wang, Pin Hou, Yihong Lin, and Yan Zhang

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the development of the construction industry in the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD). It establishes an assessment system, covering resources, processes, efficiency, and ... More


Breaking through the Silence: The Untold Story of the Henan AIDS Epidemic

David Bandurski, Martin Hala, and Ying Chan

in Investigative Journalism in China: Eight Cases in Chinese Watchdog Journalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091733
eISBN:
9789882207066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091733.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The facts in Zhang Jicheng's report suggested that HIV infection in the rural villages of Henan had reached epidemic proportions, and that infection was linked to blood collection centers, which had ... More


Opium and the State in Late-Qing Sichuan

Judith Wyman

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/9780520220096.003.0042
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter highlights how successful representatives of the central government were in implementing the 1906 campaign in Sichuan. It notes that this was achieved despite the primary role which ... More


Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More


Language Policy for the Yi

David Bradley

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

One of the first things the Chinese Communists did with the Yi, as they did with all ethnic groups, was to define them. In the linguistic realm, this also meant classifying them into dialects, ... More


Southwest China

Laurel Bossen and Hill Gates

in Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799553
eISBN:
9781503601079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799553.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

China’s Southwest, lacking locally grown cotton, had imported raw cotton, cotton yarn, and cotton cloth. Among our five village sites in mountainous Yunnan and Guizhou, differences in the distance ... More


Quest for Harmony: The Moso Traditions of Sexual Union and Family Life.

Chuan-kang Shih

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761994
eISBN:
9780804773447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761994.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography details the traditional social and cultural conditions of the Moso, a matrilineal group living on the border of Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces in southwest China. Among the Moso, a ... More


Release from Prison

Melvyn C. Goldstein, Dawei Sherap, and William R. Siebenschuh

in A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240896
eISBN:
9780520940307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240896.003.0024
Subject:
History, Asian History

Phüntso Wangye was to be taken to Sichuan with his two sons, and they would stay in a nice cottage formerly used by Guomindang army officers. Out of solitary confinement and apparently entering human ... More


Using Special Skills

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the use of special skills found in particular regional operas. It includes face-changing skills found in the Sichuan opera, techniques used by the clown and other skills.


Introduction

Christian P. Sorace

in Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book investigates the political mechanisms at work in the shadow of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and the broader ideological energies that drove these mechanisms. It proposes an interpretive ... More


The Comunist Party’s Miracle

Christian P. Sorace

in Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter offers a new perspective on the Chinese Communist Party's legitimacy based on norms, expectations, and discourse during the era of Mao Zedong that shape how the Party and masses view and ... More


Party Spirit Made Flesh

Christian P. Sorace

in Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines how the Chinese Communist Party engineered “glory” in the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake by mobilizing the discourse of “Party spirit” (dangxing). In addition to being ... More


Blood Transfusion, Generation, and Anemia

Christian P. Sorace

in Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines China's political economy based on an interpretation of Chinese Communist Party ideology and discourse, challenging the notion that there is a mythical switch that can be ... More


The Utopia of Urban Planning: Dujiangyan Municipality

Christian P. Sorace

in Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines Dujiangyan Municipality's “urban-rural integration” plan and the Chinese Communist Party's obsession with urban form and ideology as the solution to rural underdevelopment. In ... More


The Mirage of Development: Yingxiu Township

Christian P. Sorace

in Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the contradictions of what it calls the political aesthetics of development by focusing on the reconstruction of Yingxiu Township both as a showcase of state capacity and as a ... More


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