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Ice and Fire

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Attracted by Tanxu’s work in Yingkou and other Manchurian cities, government leaders in Harbin invited Tanxu there to construct a Buddhist temple. The motivations were, as elsewhere, both religious ... More


Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Laura Victoir and Victor Zatsepine (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Colonial powers in China and northern Vietnam employed the built environment for many purposes: as an expression of imperial aspirations, a manifestation of supremacy, a mission to civilize, a ... More


Wandering Russians, 1921–1925

Robert W. Cherny

in Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040788
eISBN:
9780252099243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040788.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Unable to return to Russia because of his White army service, Arnautoff spent 1921-1925 in northeastern China. He lived hand-to-mouth while studying at the Lotus Art School in Harbin, then took a ... 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 ... More


Architects as Professionals and Ideologues

Leslie Sklair

in The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190464189
eISBN:
9780197559628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464189.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The globalizing professionals and technical personnel that make up the professional fraction of the transnational capitalist class (TCC) in architecture are a very ... More


Russia, Railways, and Urban Development in Manchuria, 1896–1930

Victor Zatsepine

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the differences between Russia's civilian and military colonization projects in Manchuria. It discusses the planning and establishment of Manchuria's railways and new cities and ... More


Racialized Sounds and Cinematic Affect: My Nightingale, the Russian Diaspora, and Musical Film in Manchukuo

Inyoung Bong

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This essay examines cinematic representations of the Russian diaspora within Manchukuo and the Japanese empire, through an analysis of the relation of sound, singing, and music to movement and affect ... More


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