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Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Rachel Harris

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Sibe are an immigrant group, Qing dynasty bannermen who made a three-year ‘long march’ from Manchuria in the 18th century to serve as a border garrison in the newly conquered Western Regions of ... More


An Uneasy Engagement: Chinese Ideas of Global Order and Justice in Historical Perspective

Rana Mitter

in Order and Justice in International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251209
eISBN:
9780191599293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251207.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Mitter's study argues that until the late Qing, concepts of international order and justice were alien to China's imperial rulers. Subsequently, however, in the nineteenth and early twentieth ... More


Hong Kong in British, Chinese, and American Cold War Thinking

CHI-KWAN MARK

in Hong Kong and the Cold War: Anglo-American Relations 1949-1957

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273706
eISBN:
9780191706240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273706.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Britain and the United States perceived Hong Kong's role in the Cold War differently. To London, Hong Kong was an economically valuable colony and a symbol of Britain's great power status. Yet the ... More


Mao and the Middle Kingdom

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the collapse of the Kouminating in the civil war following Japan's surrender to the US in 1945, the People's Republic of China emerged, with Mao Zedong as its leader. Although they were in many ... More


Soviet Russia, the Comintern, and the Chinese Communist Movement

Ishikawa Yoshihiro

in The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158084
eISBN:
9780231504164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158084.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the contribution of Comintern officer Grigorii Naumovich Voitinsky to the Chinese Communists movement. The earnest prodding from the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) and ... More


Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Christine Loh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an examination of the role that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has played in Hong Kong since the creation of the Party in 1921, through to the present day. The book brings events ... More


China and the Foreign Other

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Aside from being an important tool in the CCP's efforts to reunite and develop China, antiforeign sentiment also was an essential component of the party's political personality. The CCP came into ... More


Purge, War and Civil War: From 1927 to 1948

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

The party's activities in Hong Kong entered a new phase in 1927 when Chiang Kai-shek embarked on the Party Purification Movement against Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members all over China. The ... More


Conceptual Currents

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Confucian doctrine disliked and distrusted legal mechanisms, and it discouraged the use of civil law to settle disputes among people. Hence, the Westphalian notions of systemic pluralism and ... More


The Earliest History of the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong: From 1920 to 1926

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a discussion on the earliest history of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Hong Kong 1920–1926. The story of the CCP in Hong Kong may be said to begin with three men who ... More


A Different Type of Party

A. James McAdams

in Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter reveals that, although Mao Zedong would present the communist victory in 1949 as the inevitable result of the class struggle and the death battle with imperialism, his success in ... More


A Tale of Two Revolutions

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter briefly examines the clash of two revolutionary programs—the anti-imperialist revolution and the anti-capitalist one—at the height of the Cold War and decolonization via the ... More


The Diplomatic Battle between the Two Chinas

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details how, with the People's Republic of China winning Mainland China and the diplomatic recognition of Indonesia, the positions of the Nationalists and Communists reversed. Having ... More


Hong Kong to the Chinese Communist Party: From 1949 to 1965

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0018
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates the influence of the Korean War on Hong Kong and a range of incidents that were a direct legacy of continuing conflicts between the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Chinese ... More


“Be Mao’s Good Soldiers”: Creating the New Man in China

Yinghong Cheng

in Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830748
eISBN:
9780824870164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830748.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details China's communist experiment with human nature. The idea of a new man, a morally perfect person, served as a model for Chinese society and became embedded in the Chinese culture. ... More


Popular Front and War

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

In Russia, Stalinism attempted to build a society on the basis of proletarian civil society, but with the overbearing state gathering all reins of authority into its hands. Internationally, Communism ... More


Troubles Emerge in Postwar China, 1945–1946

in From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the problems in postwar China between 1945 and 1946. During this period, the Truman administration's policy of maintaining its distance from the resurgent political and ... More


 Introduction: Qigong, Falun Gong, and the Crisis of the Post‐Mao State

David Ownby

in Falun Gong and the Future of China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195329056
eISBN:
9780199870240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329056.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter provides an overview of Falun Gong's brief history and presents the various contexts which must be understood if one is to come to terms with Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa. These ... More


China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Peter Hays Gries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Three American missiles hit the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, and what Americans view as an appalling and tragic mistake, many Chinese see as a “barbaric” and intentional “criminal act,” the latest in ... More


The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

Ishikawa Yoshihiro

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158084
eISBN:
9780231504164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158084.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Official Chinese narratives recounting the rise of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) tend to minimize the movement's international associations. Conducting careful readings and translations of ... More


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