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Connecting with the Local, or Not: The Song Emperor’s Terrace

Helena Y.W. Wu

in The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By taking the Song Emperor’s Terrace as the main object of analysis, Chapter 4 takes a step into history. The Terrace was once a popular cultural icon, for that it was valorized as a rock that stood ... More


Cosmopolitan Roots in Shanghai

Annelise Heinz

in Mahjong: A Chinese Game and the Making of Modern American Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190081799
eISBN:
9780190081829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081799.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Mahjong had been spreading throughout China’s urban centers for four decades before the rest of the world began playing it. A new elite class of Chinese intermediaries eventually helped introduce ... More


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