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In Air Raid Shelters and Caves — Covering the War

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chongqing press corps had to perform a balancing act with, on the one hand, the Chiangs, the Nationalist's press-control machine, and sympathetic media moguls like Luce and, on the other, a whole ... More


The War Years

Richard J. Meyer

in Jin Yan: The Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095861
eISBN:
9789882207080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095861.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One month after the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, Jin Yan and his wife Wang Renmei and the cream of Shanghai's actors appeared in a stage production called “Defending the Lu Gou Bridge”. The play was a ... More


Interview with Qin Yi, Shanghai, PRC — December 15, 16, 17, 2005

Richard J. Meyer

in Jin Yan: The Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095861
eISBN:
9789882207080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095861.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Originally, Qin Yi had a big family. When the Japanese occupation occurred, they all split up and they moved into the international section for safety — the former government was powerless. It was ... More


Juntong in Wartime Chongqing

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0024
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the situation of the Juntong in Chongqing, China during the war. It suggests that during this time, Chiang Kai-shek's regime was reduced to almost total reliance on his secret ... More


Translocalities of Sadness: Touring Inauthentic Geographies with Hou Xiaoxian and Jia Zhangke

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how Hou Xiaoxian and Jia Zhangke have responded critically and reflexively to the commoditization and neoliberal redevelopment of place by challenging their own notions of ... More


Chongqing: The State Capitalist Growth Machine

Gavin Shatkin

in Cities for Profit: The Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709906
eISBN:
9781501709715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709906.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chongqing has witnessed an extraordinary experiment in urban development intended to deploy land-based finance as a tool to overcome the social and ecological problems that have increasingly beset ... More


On the Verge of Revolt

Melvyn C. Goldstein, Dawei Sherap, and William R. Siebenschuh

in A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240896
eISBN:
9780520940307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240896.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Phüntso Wangye arrived back in Chamdo in the summer of 1945, eager to return to Batang. His immediate goal was to begin guerrilla operations in Kham, and Batang was where he planned to start. Phüntso ... More


Violence in Chongqing

Guobin Yang

in The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231149648
eISBN:
9780231520485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149648.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A case study of factional violence in Chongqing shows that collective violence was the result of the enactment of sacralized political ideals and symbols.


Confronting Encirclement: Chongqing, 1939–1941

Shuge Wei

in News Under Fire: China's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 8 examines the Nationalist government’s foreign propaganda activities after Chiang Kai-shek moved the capital to Chongqing. Despite Japan’s constant air attacks and the lack of news ... More


Canada-China Relations in Wartime China

Diana Lary

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Most scholarship on China’s foreign relations during WWII has focused on US-China relations. While this volume breaks fundamentally with that tradition, Diana Lary demonstrates that even a small ... More


The Indispensable Regime: Thought Reform in Wartime, 1937–1945

Jan Kiely

in The Compelling Ideal: Thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300185942
eISBN:
9780300186376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185942.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates how the imperatives of wartime mobilization produced a stunning escalation of earlier developments. Once unleashed by the eruption of full-scale war in 1937, the intense ... More


Power and the City

Harm De Blij

in The Power of Place: Geography, Destiny, and Globalization's Rough Landscape

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195367706
eISBN:
9780197562628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195367706.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

The city is humanity’s most enduring symbol of power. States and empires rise and fall, armies conquer and collapse, ideologies come and go, but the world’s great cities endure. If there is a force ... More


The Red–Black Collusion

Peng Wang

in The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 6 focuses on the red–black collusion between police officers and local gangsters. It offers a detailed description of Chongqing’s anti-crime and anti-corruption campaign. Analysis of this ... More


Four Governments in China (1932–1949)

Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye

in China and the True Jesus: Charisma and Organization in a Chinese Christian Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190923464
eISBN:
9780190923495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923464.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

During the tumultuous period between the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931 and the Communist victory in 1949, parts of China were controlled by three different governments: the Nationalist ... More


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