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Growing Pains

Thomas L. Ahern

in Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Pacification began as and remained an essentially local process, with its initial prospects determined by the relative strength and competence of the opposing political organs and of the military ... More


Infantry Rearmament, Training, and Operations

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/9780813177946.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 3 looks into how the PLA established and trained the first three regular divisions, the 304th, 308th, and 312th Divisions, for the Viet Minh in China in 1950. The PLA also opened two officer ... More


Bagpipes, Bouzoukis, and Bodhráns: The Reinvention of Galician Folk Music

José Colmeiro

in Peripheral Visions / Global Sounds: From Galicia to the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940308
eISBN:
9781786944399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940308.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the redefinition of Galician folk music in a global context and its role in the construction of a modern Galician cultural identity. Since the late 1970s the recovery of the ... More


Anticolonialism in Vietnam’s Wild South

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the history of anticolonialism in southern Vietnam. Buu Son Ky Huong, a group of rebel forces drawn from the millenarian Buddhist organization, was among the last holdouts against ... More


The “Sect” Crisis of 1955 and America’s Miracle Man in Vietnam

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the “sect” crisis of March and April 1955, the culmination of the open conflict between politico-religious organizations and Ngo Dinh Diem's government that began with the Hinh ... More


Conclusion

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book has examined how Ngo Dinh Diem solidified his power and established the basic character and mechanisms of his state with the help of the United States. When the United States replaced ... More


The Coming of the Cataclysm

Roderick MacFarquhar

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Volume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192149978
eISBN:
9780191670084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192149978.003.0021
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the stages in the development of the Cultural Revolution in China. The first stage was set in May 1966 in Beijing where Mao Zedong was working behind the scenes. It was Kang ... More


Architect of the Vietnam War

Ingo Trauschweizer

in Maxwell Taylor's Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177007
eISBN:
9780813177038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177007.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter I explore Taylor’s role in the American escalation in Vietnam in 1964-1965, when he served as ambassador in Saigon. Lyndon Johnson put Taylor in charge of all American assets and ... More


The Case of the Enterprise Bankruptcy Law

MURRAY SCOT TANNER

in The Politics of Lawmaking in Post-Mao China: Institutions, Processes, and Democratic Prospects

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293392
eISBN:
9780191684999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293392.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines Chinese lawmaking in the context of the drafting of the 1986 Enterprise Bankruptcy Law. It explains the four stages involved in the drafting of the law. It suggests that the ... More


Hybrid Heroes

in The Libertine's Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857923
eISBN:
9780226857954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857954.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the so-called hybridization of the male protagonists in homoerotic fiction in late Imperial China. It analyzes several Qing fictional narratives including Cao Qujing's Nonsense ... More


The Fall of South Vietnam and the Transnational Intimacies of Falls Church, Arlington, and McLean

Andrew Friedman

in Covert Capital: Landscapes of Denial and the Making of U.S. Empire in the Suburbs of Northern Virginia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274648
eISBN:
9780520956681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274648.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Intimacies—complex, racialized, exploitative—were the strategy by which the covert capital extended its power, yet they served as the basis for enduring US imperial communities. When the North ... More


A Dream of Red Mansions

C. T. Hsia

in Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153973
eISBN:
9780231527194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153973.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses A Dream of Red Mansions (Honglou meng) by Cao Xüeqin (1715–1763). The novel is about the aristocratic Jia clan, which has enjoyed imperial favor for generations. As an ... More


Cyborg Bodies: Transgression across the Real and the Virtual

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the question of the body, especially the female body, after technology has rearticulated her into hybrid cyborgs. Taking the concept of the cyborg body as a metaphor, it argues ... More


What Is Gender?: Cao’s and Shakespeare’s

Patrick Colm Hogan

in Sexual Identities: A Cognitive Literary Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190857790
eISBN:
9780190857820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857790.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The third chapter turns to gender, examining parts of Cao’s Story of the Stone and Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The former treats a boy who strongly identifies himself with the girls with whom he is ... More


Fabricating Friends in Lan Cao’s Monkey Bridge

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190257668
eISBN:
9780190257699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257668.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 7 reads Lan Cao’s autobiographical novel Monkey Bridge as a purifying fiction that revives the Cold War friendly. Cao’s protagonist carefully detaches herself from her grandfather, exposed as ... More


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