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The Industrialization of Rural China

Chris Bramall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Conventional wisdom explains the remarkable growth of Chinese rural industry after 1978 in terms of changes in economic policy; that rural industrialization took off through a combination of ... More


Class Love and the Unfinished Transformation of Social Hierarchy in Nepali Communist Songs

Anna Stirr

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nepal's twentieth-century tradition of leftist music, known as pragatisil git or progressive song, developed musically during the 1960s and 1970s along with state-sponsored nationalist genres meant ... More


‘Non, je ne regrette rien’

Konrad Boehmer

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Konrad Boehmer is the composer of numerous electro-acoustic, stage and instrumental works, a distinguished teacher of composition, music history and theory, and a prodigious writer on music, ... More


‘Workers’ Music’: Communism and the British Folk Revival

Ben Harker

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Communists loomed large in the first decade of Britain's post-war folk music revival, and cultural historians have been quick to suspect a central Communist Party cultural policy co-ordinating ... More


Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Jacopo Galimbert, Noemi de Haro García, and Victoria H. F. Scott (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472
Subject:
Art, Art History

Many people in the West can recognise an image of Mao Zedong (1894–1976) and know that he was an important Chinese leader, but few appreciate the breadth and depth of his political and cultural ... More


Afterword: Chinese Communism, Cultural Revolution, and American Multiculturalism

Steven S. Lee

in The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173520
eISBN:
9780231540117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173520.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Afterword highlights the afterlives of the inter-war ethnic avant-garde, first by tracking China's rise as a new revolutionary center which attracted a new generation of leftists. I then show how ... More


Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Srila Roy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Remembering Revolution explores the gendered politics of leftwing cultures and practices of violence. It is a study of women’s role and involvement in the late 1960s radical left ... More


The Cultural Revolution and the Riots of 1967: From 1966 to 1976

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/9789888028948.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the 1967 riots and the activities of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Hong Kong. It also shows that by the end of the riots, the CCP's apparatus in Hong Kong was almost ... More


Introduction: the art of contradiction

Jacopo Galimberti, Noemi de Haro García, and Victoria H. F. Scott (eds)

in Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472.00005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Art and images were and continue to be central channels for the transnational circulation and reception of Maoism. While there are several books about the significance of Mao Zedong and the Chinese ... More


The Black Panther newspaper and revolutionary aesthetics

Colette Gaiter (ed.)

in Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472.00010
Subject:
Art, Art History

Colette Gaiter’s chapter looks at the work of the American artist Emory Douglas, the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther party, which at the time was subscribing to a political tendency known ... More


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


Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This comprehensive study of the People’s War in Nepal is deliberately polycentric. It offers an anthropological and historical approach to the movement, combining micro history and long-term ... More


Liangxin

Ellen Oxfeld

in Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For the residents of Moonshadow Pond, liangxin (“conscience”) is a core concept. To say that someone has no conscience is to say that he or she is not a moral person. Yet curiously, in both ... More


Maoism and Grassroots Religion: The Communist Revolution and the Reinvention of Religious Life in China

Xiaoxuan Wang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190069384
eISBN:
9780190069414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069384.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores grassroots religious life under and after Mao in Rui’an County, Wenzhou, in southeastern China, a region widely known for its religious vitality. Drawing on hitherto unexplored ... More


Extracting Revolutionary Spirit: Jiang Wen's In the Heat of the Sun and Anchee Min's Red Azalea

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the work of filmmaker Jiang Wen, In the Heat of the Sun (1994), and expatriate writer Anchee Min, Red Azalea (1994). Both Jiang Wen and Anchee Min link sexual desire with the ... More


Tears for the Revolution †: Nepali Musical Nationalism, Emotion, and the Maoist Movement

Anna Stirr

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the roles of emotion in Nepal’s Maoist People’s War through attention to senior Maoist composer Khusiram Pakhrin’s opera ‘Returning from the Battlefield’. This opera was ... More


Maoist despite Themselves: Amid the People’s War in a Maoist Model Village, Northern Gulmi

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on how a locality on the outskirts of the Maoist base region was ‘captured’ by the party and transformed into a ‘model village’. It is based both on a long-term anthropology ... More


Crises and Constellational Shifts, 1966–1968

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter examines the military crisis confronting the Dhufari revolutionaries in late 1966 and 1967. It further outlines regional developments that shaped their response to that crisis. Whereas ... More


Realising the Chinese Dream: three visions of making China great again

Stefan R. Landsberger (ed.)

in Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472.00006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter charts the changing nature and transformation of Maoist propaganda and iconography in China from 1949 to 1979. Providing rare insight into the mechanics of the production and ... More


Realism, socialist realism and China’s avant-garde: a historical perspective

Yan Geng (ed.)

in Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472.00007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter outlines the longue durée of Chinese political art from the 1940s onwards. Tracing the shift in China from realism to socialist realism and then to socially engaged avant-garde art, it ... More


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