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The Grim Allied Outlook

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Events had moved swiftly after the attack on Pearl Harbor of December 8, 1941. Within hours, the Japanese troops invaded Malaya and Thailand and launched a probing attack on Hong Kong. The first ... 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


Introduction

Tonny Banham

in We Shall Suffer There: Hong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099609
eISBN:
9789882207677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter discusses briefly the contents that are found in this book. The author tells the tale of the people who were caught in the Japanese invasion and occupation of Hong Kong. In ... More


Who Appears in the Family Album? Writing the History of Indonesia's Revolutionary Struggle

Jane Monnig Atkinson

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

On the study of eastern central Sulawesi, Indonesia, this chapter contrasts the perspectives of two histories, one written from the viewpoint of the metropolitan center of Java and the other from the ... More


The Politics of Philanthropy:: Social Networks and Refugee Relief in Shanghai, 1932–1949

Nara Dillon

in At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores philanthropy as a marker of power and a vehicle for enhancing social prestige. The unsuccessful Japanese invasion of Shanghai in 1932 and the Japanese invasion and occupation of ... More


Japanese Occupation

Saw Ralph, Naw Sheera, and Stephanie Olinga-Shannon

in Fifty Years in the Karen Revolution in Burma: The Soldier and the Teacher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746949
eISBN:
9781501746956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746949.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details Saw Ralph's experiences during the Japanese invasion. It chronicles his mother's early death and Saw Ralph's encounters with new people. Alongside these personal events are Saw ... 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


Beyond the 1930s: From Wartime Patriotism to Counter-Revolutionary Sentiment

Eugenia Lean

in Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247185
eISBN:
9780520932678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247185.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Shi Jianqiao's post-pardon career to inquire into the fate of sentiment beyond the 1930s and to address briefly the question of historical memory. In reviewing Shi Jianqiao's ... More


Last Ship Out: 7 December 1941

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is about the events of December 7 1941. The chapter describes Hong Kong on the eve of the Japanese invasion during World War II and introduces some of the main characters in the book. ... More


Cloak and Dagger Boys: 14 December

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts the discussion around the events of December 14. At this point other participants in Chan Chak's escape are introduced as preparations continue for the Japanese attack on Hong ... More


One-Legged Admiral: 8 December

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter opens on December 8 1941. The chapter introduces Admiral Chan Chak, the Chinese government's representative in Hong Kong in the years leading up to the Japanese invasion, and describes ... More


Through Japanese Lines: 27 December, 6 a.m.

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0020
Subject:
History, Asian History

On the following day, December 27, after spending the night at the village of Wangmu, an anti-Japanese stronghold, the escape party continued their journey with great caution across the countryside ... More


Burma Shave: 8 February …

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0029
Subject:
History, Asian History

Three weeks later, on February 8, the Burma-bound party arrived in Burma and were shocked to find demoralized and disorganized defending forces. They heard about the capture of Singapore, with its ... More


Setting the Stage: The Dutch in the East Indies from 1595 to 1942

Fred L. Borch

in Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777168
eISBN:
9780191822964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777168.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Explores the role of the Dutch in the Indies from 1595, when sailors from Amsterdam first arrived in the islands, to 1942, when the Japanese invaded the colony and inflicted a devastating defeat upon ... More


Epilogue

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book ends in 1937 because the Japanese invasion marks an important shift in the contexts in which Peking opera was performed and reformed. The coastal and eastern cities that were the main ... More


Exit Strategy: 20 December 1941

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

December 20 is the next crucial date to be described. Against the background of urban Hong Kong increasingly under siege, MacDougall on this day asked his superiors if there was any official ... More


Getaway Cars: 25 December, 3.15 p.m.

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter furthers the discussion on the events of that day. Chan Chak, MacDougall, and others made a dramatic dash by car from the central district of Hong Kong around the island, through ... More


Shore Party: 25 December, 11.30 p.m.

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

The motor torpedo boats, with Chan Chak and the rest of the party, continued their night journey across Mirs Bay, as this chapter describes, avoiding Japanese ships. They stopped at the remote island ... More


Battle Box: 12 December

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter talks about the events of December 12. The chapter moves to the “Battle Box” on Hong Kong Island, the heavily fortified underground headquarters of the British defense of Hong Kong, and ... More


Ready to March: 26 December, 6 a.m.

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter continues the story of the events of that day. After spending the night at the village of Kowtit, the party were given breakfast by the villagers. They made preparations for a long march ... More


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