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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


Planning for Empire: Reform Bureaucrats and the Japanese Wartime State

Janis Mimura

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449260
eISBN:
9780801460852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449260.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japan's invasion of Manchuria in September of 1931 initiated a new phase of brutal occupation and warfare in Asia and the Pacific. It forwarded the project of remaking the Japanese state along ... More


Japan’s New Order in North-east Asia

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The events leading to the creation of Manchukuo in 1931–2 changed the frame of reference for Japanese policy making in several ways. Externally, they demonstrated that in certain circumstances the ... More


Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Annika A. Culver and Norman Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This collection reveals how, in Manchukuo (1932-1945), literature both furthered national aims while contesting them, as writers of varied ethnicities engaged in multivalent strategies to continue ... More


Sickness, Death, and Survival in the Works of Gu Ding and Xiao Hong

Junko Agnew

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how Chinese intellectuals of contrasting political agendas reacted to Manchukuo’s biopolitical regime within literary works. Gu Ding, who worked closely with the Japanese, ... More


In the Sunken Submarine: Russian Émigré Poetry in Manchukuo

Olga Bakich

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter analyzes the development and artistic responses of Russian emigré poetry under the pressures of Japanese occupation during the Manchukuo years (1932-1945). It also examines what exile and ... More


The American Enemy

Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa

in Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268432
eISBN:
9780520950375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268432.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the diplomatic and economic relations between Japan and the United States from the 1920s, which were relatively tranquil, despite a rash of fictional accounts of future wars ... More


Introduction Crisis or Catalyst?

Rana Mitter

in The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221116
eISBN:
9780520923881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221116.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book has two main purposes: The first is to observe the reality of the occupation during the period when the Japanese-created state of Manchukuo was established and stabilized (1931–1933). The ... More


An Open Steppe under Lock and Key

Sören Urbansky

in Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores impacts of the Sino-Soviet conflict of 1929 and the 1931 Japanese occupation of Manchuria that affected the Argun borderland, compelling the regimes to considerably increase ... More


Security Concerns Trumping Korenizatsiia, 1931–1937

Jon K. Chang

in Burnt by the Sun: The Koreans of the Russian Far East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856786
eISBN:
9780824872205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856786.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 6 covers the period 1931–1937. In 1931, Japan invaded Manchuria. This greatly increased Soviet fears of invasion and espionage being carried out in the Russian Far East. At the same time, ... More


The Final Fling (1935–1938)

Shiona Airlie

in Scottish Mandarin: The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139569
eISBN:
9789888180134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139569.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

Before Johnston made the journey to Manchuria to visit Puyi, the emperor in Manchukuo at that moment, he spent his final time with Mrs Elizabeth Sparshott, the final love of his life in Edinburgh. ... More


Beans to Banners: The Evolving Architecture of Prewar Changchun

Bill Sewell

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/9789888139415.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The city of Changchun affords glimpses into two different eras of Japanese empire building. From 1905 to 1931, Changchun served as the northernmost outpost of the South Manchuria Railway, integrating ... More


France, Brossard Mopin, and Manchukuo

David Tucker

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/9789888139415.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyses French interest and participation in the development of Manchukuo's infrastructure. French businesses were eager to invest there, even though France did not recognize Manchukuo. ... More


“Manchukuo Perspectives,” or “Collaboration” as a Transcendence of Literary, National, and Chronological Boundaries

Annika A. Culver

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Literature in Manchukuo served to both further and contest national aims, while writers of varied ethnicities engaged in multivalent strategies to continue cultural production amidst difficult ... More


Unpacking “New Manchuria” Narratives: Propaganda, Fact, Memory, and Aesthetics

Liu Xiaoli

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter re-thinks "New Manchuria" narratives of the Manchukuo period, using a literary perspective informed by Chinese authors. It examines the origins of "New Manchuria" narratives and the ... More


Fairy Tales and the Creation of the “Future Nation” of Manchukuo

Chen Shi

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

From 1932 to 1945, imperial Japan established the puppet state of Manchukuo in a region now known as Northeast China. During those 14 years, the region’s literary world did not fall silent, though ... More


Spiritual Resistance: A Study of the Phenomenon of Resistance Literature in Supplements of Manchukuo’s Datong bao [Great Unity Herald]

Jiang Lei

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Although the Great Unity Herald was the Manchukuo State Council's official newspaper, hundreds of works of resistance literature were published in four supplements, where intellectuals wrote their ... More


Manchukuo Melancholy: The Writings of Ke Ju and Zhu Ti

Norman Smith

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Li Zhengzhong (pen name Ke Ju) (b. 1921) and Zhang Xingjuan (penname Zhu Ti)(1923-2012) are Chinese writers who established prominent careers in Manchukuo; together, they comprise one couple of the ... More


Zhu Ti and I

Ke Ju and Li Zhengzhong

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, Li Zhengzhong (pen name Ke Ju) (b. 1921) provides a heart-felt remembrance of his wife, writer Zhang Xingjuan (penname Zhu Ti) (1923-2012), her career, and their lives together. ... More


Literature Selection in a Historical Dilemma: Shan Ding’s Literary Proposition and Practice in Manchukuo

Wang Yue

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

As a main proponent and significant practitioner of propagating “Native Place Literature” in Manchukuo, Shan Ding’s literary proposal and practices profoundly influenced Chinese literature's ... More


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