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Towards an International Church, 1976–1992

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the later twentieth-century, St John’s turned insular again. The cultivation of fellowship was slow and mostly unsuccessful, however, service numbers grew, partly because of the influx of Chinese ... More


The arrival of the English in Macau

Rogério Miguel Puga

in The British Presence in Macau, 1635-1793

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139798
eISBN:
9789888180752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139798.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The retreat of the English from the Far East was temporary. The Convention of Goa, signed in 1635, opened the gateway to Macau once again for the English vessels. The convention was signed with the ... More


Ancient China’s Cultural Constitution: A Unified Script and Mandarin Chinese

Su Li

in The Constitution of Ancient China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691171593
eISBN:
9781400889778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171593.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role and significance of a unified script and Mandarin Chinese for the political and cultural formation of ancient China. From the Qin dynasty on, the bureaucracy was ... More


Stupid Winter

Yang Mu

in Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169967
eISBN:
9780231538527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169967.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the author's wintertime blues as they are spent inside of school. While feeling dreary and isolated at first, there eventually came a “thawing” of sorts when the author had been ... More


Love, Beauty, and Rebellion

Yang Mu

in Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169967
eISBN:
9780231538527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169967.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the author's experiences as he learns to navigate the political landscape of his school. The fervor of the Nationalist Party had swept even the sleepy little town of Hualien, ... More


Teacher Hu

Yang Mu

in Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169967
eISBN:
9780231538527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169967.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the life and times of Teacher Hu, an instructor at the author's old high school. He was born in Hunan and raised in Xiangxi, eventually moving on to teach at a girls' school ... More


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