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Metropolitan Governance, Real‐Estate Projects, and Capital Accumulation

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 4 shifts the geographical focus to the urban edge of metropolitan centers, and from urban to rural land. It outlines the land battles between expansionist urban ... More


Out of Place: Fetal References in Japanese Mythology and Cultural Memory

Jane Marie Law

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter explores three references to fetal imagery in Japanese mythology and cultural memory where the fetal reference clearly works as symbol. Though historically dispersed, these three ... More


“Living Ghosts” during the Nanjing Decade

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter underscores how Nationalist (GMD) assumptions about poor relief drew on the intellectual discourses that had developed in the previous decades. It begins with an overview of the ... More


Nanjing

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Through the patronage of another high mandarin, Ricci left Nanchang for Beijing in 1599. His short sojourn was a failure, and Ricci was forced to return south. With Qu Rukui, Ricci visited Nanjing, ... More


Bipolar Millennialism: Taiping (The Great Peace, 1850–1864)

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter treats the career of Hong Xiuquan, a brilliant peasant boy who failed four tries to pass the imperial exams, and almost died of shame at the failure, during which time he received a ... More


Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Jennifer M. Dixon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Over the past two decades, many states have been called on to recognize and apologize for historic wrongs. In response, some states have apologized for past crimes, while others continue to silence, ... More


Is Informal Finance Faster, Cheaper, and Better than Formal Finance? A Study of Small and Medium Enterprises in Shanghai and Nanjing

Sara Hsu

in Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

This chapter compares informal and formal finance in terms of the costliness of obtaining and keeping loans, finding that formal finance should be preferred by firms that are better credit risks. ... More


Introduction: The Nanjing Massacre in History

Joshua A. Fogel

in The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220065
eISBN:
9780520923515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220065.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

More than sixty years have passed since the series of historical events now called the Nanjing Massacre (also known as the Nanjing Atrocity and the Rape of Nanjing). The repudiation by certain ... More


Inspecting the southern sky: Kangxi at the Nanjing observatory

Catherine Jami

in The Emperor's New Mathematics: Western Learning and Imperial Authority During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199601400
eISBN:
9780191729218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601400.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

The year 1689 was a turning point in the story of the mathematical sciences during the Kangxi reign, when all the actors who were to contribute to the shaping of these sciences gathered in Beijing. ... More


China: Intolerable Atrocities

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China from 1937 to 1945. During this period, the atrocities in Nanjing were by no means the main symbol of Japanese aggression. ... More


Conclusion

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This concluding chapter argues that the lengthy dispute over the Nanjing Massacre has brought both benefits and detriments to the discipline of history. While Nanjing has finally become a recognized ... More


Zhong Shan Park And The Ancestral Hall

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0021
Subject:
History, Asian History

There are two parks, originally set up for imperial ceremonies, bordering each side of the Gate of Heavenly Peace. To the west is the main entrance for the Zhong Shan Park, so named in 1927 as a ... More


Overseas Connections

Mahlon Meyer

in Remembering China from Taiwan: Divided Families and Bittersweet Reunions after the Chinese Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083862
eISBN:
9789882209091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083862.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Follows the lives of those “left behind” by the retreating Nationalist armies who were essentially tortured by the communist regime for their entire lives simply because they had blood relatives who ... More


Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Parks Coble

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the devastating impact of Japan's invasion and occupation of the lower Yangzi on China's emerging modern-business community. Arguing that the war gravely weakened Chinese ... More


The Training Camps

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0018
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the training camps set up by Dai Li to prepare for the attack of the Japanese armies. It explains that when Dai Li was recalled to Nanjing after the fall of Shanghai, he ... More


Of Three Mountains Street: The Commercial Publishers of Ming Nanjing

Lucille Chia

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents some findings and speculations on commercial publishing in Nanjing, China during the Ming Dynasty. It highlights the importance of Sanshan Street to the city's book trade and ... More


Socially and Spatially Differentiated Tobacco Consumption during the Nanjing Decade, 1927–1937

Carol Benedict

in Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262775
eISBN:
9780520948563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262775.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

By 1927, as the Nanjing Decade began, China's cigarette industry was well established. Even as the fortunes of individual companies rose and fell, consumer demand for cigarettes only continued to ... 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 Opium Tug-of-War: Japan versus the Wang Jingwei Regime

Motohiro Kobayashi, Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi, and Aaron Skabelund

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0065
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the Wang Jingwei regime, which replaced the Reformed Government in Nanjing in 1940 and survived to the end of war. It explains that Wang strove for a higher degree of autonomy ... More


Resistance to Opium as a Social Evil in Wartime China

Mark S. Eykholt

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0067
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the dramatic public incident in the opium tug-of-war: the anti-opium movement that broke out in the streets of Nanjing in December 1943. It narrates how university students took ... More


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