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Prologue

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The story of Wuhan in 1938 has two dimensions—the military and the social—that are of crucial importance to the history of modern China. Due to a lack of a comprehensive military history of the ... More


China: Nationalizing Memory of the Nanjing Massacre

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China from 1971 to 1989. The year 1982 was a turning point in the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China. Fears of ... More


Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Stephen MacKinnon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the spring of 1938, a flood of Chinese refugees displaced by the Anti-Japanese War (1937–1945) converged on the central Yangzi valley tricity complex of Wuhan. For ten remarkable months, in a ... More


Wuhan’S Refugee Crisis

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter addresses the central theme, the human story behind the military history: how the refugee population of Wuhan, in coping with the traumas of war, forced positive social changes and ... More


Conclusion

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter notes the fleeting nature of the Wuhan moment in history and addresses its importance, explaining how the wartime refugee experience reshaped the society, culture, and politics of modern ... More


All Dogs Deserve to be Beaten: Negotiating Manhood and Nationhood in Chinese TV Dramas

Geng Song

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The interconnection between nationalism and masculinity in Chinese popular culture has attracted scholarly attention in recent years. Nationalist sentiments and the images of national heroes in the ... More


Ho’S China Connection

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 1 details how Ho made China his revolutionary base from World War II to the French Indochina War. The Vietnamese and Chinese shared a common heritage and anticolonial experiences for more ... More


The International Situation and Hong Kong Defence, 1939–1941

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the rapidly deteriorating international situation in Europe and Asia and their impact on the British defence policy for Hong Kong. Although Hong Kong was far away from the war ... More


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