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1964–1976: Cultural Revolution

Tom Buchanan

in East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

After 1964 many on the left in Britain became disenchanted with China. However, a core of supporters (including the British ‘Maoists’) grouped around the new Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding ... More


The Missing Picture *

Dhruv Raina

in Images and Contexts: The Historiography of Science and Modernity in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068808
eISBN:
9780199080113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068808.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Almost four decades after the volumes of Joseph Needham's Science and Civilization in China first appeared, it is fitting to ask why an Indian equivalent has not been produced. In attempting to seek ... More


1950–1953: The Sino-British Crisis

Tom Buchanan

in East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

Britain recognised the new PRC in January 1950, but relations were soon plunged into crisis. Between 1950 and 1953 Britain was engaged in an undeclared war with China in Korea. This chapter examines ... More


Epilogue

Tom Buchanan

in East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This concluding section of the book takes the narrative as far as the Tiananmen Square massacre of student democracy protestors in June 1989. Ironically the Communist Party of Great Britain had only ... More


The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest

Marjorie Senechal

in I Died for Beauty: A Biography of Dorothy Wrinch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199732593
eISBN:
9780190254353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732593.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the emergence of the Theoretical Biology Club composed of Delta (as Wrinch now signed herself); Joseph Needham who roamed China, uncovering the hidden history of ancient ... More


1939–1949: World War and the Coming of the People's Republic

Tom Buchanan

in East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on a decade dominated by war. Britain's war with Germany in September 1939 overshadowed China's continuing struggle with Japan, and this was not reversed when Britain entered the ... More


How to bring the boys home: Popular opposition to the Korean War

Grace Huxford

in The Korean War in Britain: Citizenship, selfhood and forgetting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526118950
eISBN:
9781526138958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118950.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the actions of opponents to the Korean War, the consequences for the British state and how British people felt about such forthright critics of the war. This chapter first ... More


Geology in the Age of Imperialism, 1890–1923

Shellen Xiao Wu

in Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Six examines continuities and changes in Chinese views on mining from the imperial period through the Republican era. During the late Qing period, control over natural resources became a ... More


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