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The Wartime Transformation of Student Visitors into Refugee Citizens, 1943–1955

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores how the Chinese people present in America on temporary visas as students, technical trainees, diplomats, sailors, and so forth suddenly found themselves stranded by the ... More


The Chinese Communist Party Tools of Co-optation and Persuasion

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/9789888028948.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

A co-optation strategy aims to bring as many people on side as possible, and coupled with propaganda, these have always been, and remain, the essential hand-in-glove tools to win the “hearts and ... More


The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Ya-Wen Lei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Since the mid-2000s, public opinion and debate in China have become increasingly common and consequential, despite the ongoing censorship of speech and regulation of civil society. How did this ... More


The Other Smells

Eric Reinders

in Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241718
eISBN:
9780520931084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241718.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the difference in the smell or body odor of the Chinese people and the Western missionaries and converts. It explains that higher meat and alcohol content in the Western diet ... More


Metaphors of Mindlessness

Eric Reinders

in Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241718
eISBN:
9780520931084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241718.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter shows how Chinese people were represented by Western missionaries as mindless and “body-ful”. It explains that this attitude of missionaries toward the foreign mind appears in various ... More


Gods of the Lump

Eric Reinders

in Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241718
eISBN:
9780520931084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241718.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the metaphor of the body used by Western missionaries to describe the Chinese people. It explains that missionary accounts of Chinese practicing their religion were described ... More


The Garden Road incident on May 22, 1967

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

On May 22, 1967, thousands of leftists marched up the Garden Road to the government house. These protesters offered insults and abuse, and then physical violence. The police stood their ground ... More


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

Xiaobing Li

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As a Communist state bordering Vietnam, China actively supported Ho Chi Minh’s wars against France in 1950–1954 and then America in 1965–1970. This book uses new Communist sources to offer an ... More


Chinese responsibility for climate change

Paul G. Harris

in China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428134
eISBN:
9781447301844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter returns to some of the major themes of the book in a final attempt to answer the underlying question at hand: is China responsible for climate change? Not surprisingly, the answer must ... More


One People?

Jean-Luc Domenach

in China's Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152259
eISBN:
9780231526456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152259.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the unity of the Chinese people. It suggests that the Chinese people, reputed for its collective discipline, even for its nationalism, are not only diverse but full of ... More


Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Mark Swislocki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the unique significance that the Chinese people attach to their country's many distinct regional foods, as well as the shifting roles that Western food plays in urban life. The ... More


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