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

Mahlon Meyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083862
eISBN:
9789882209091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The book tells the story of the exodus from China of two million Nationalist loyalists, military and civilians. It depicts the choices faced by millions of families as they were forced to chose which ... More


Conclusion: The Malleability of the Xiao Jiating Ideal

Susan L. Glosser

in Chinese Visions of Family and State, 1915-1953

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227293
eISBN:
9780520926394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227293.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Family reformers believed that xiao jiating was essential to China's salvation; even the Nationalists, the New Culture Movement, the Communists, and entrepreneurs all agreed on several fundamental ... More


“Non-Resident Persons”: Navigating the Limitations of US Citizenship

Mérida M. Rúa

in A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter explores controversies in Chicago in 1954 over Puerto Ricans’ rights to social services and their mass arrest after an armed attack in DC by Puerto Rican Nationalist Party members. Puerto ... More


The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924-1945

Yan Xu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yan Xu’s book The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924–1945 focuses on the connection between soldiers, urban publics, and party governments of wartime China in an effort to provide ... More


Rebirth of the Palestinian National Movement

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arab Nationalists Movement (ANM) and the Palestinian National Liberation Movement were the most influential of the many clandestine groups that emerged among the scattered Palestinian communities in ... More


The Party in Scotland

JAMES KELLAS

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the cause of the decline of Conservative support in Scotland. It explains that the Scottish Conservative organization was more elitist and out-dated than that below the border, ... More


The Fall of Catalonia

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0062
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is an account of the circumstances leading to the fall of Catalonia in February 1939, such as a breakdown of the logistical support offered by the Soviets and the dreams of a postwar ... More


In Air Raid Shelters and Caves — Covering the War

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chongqing press corps had to perform a balancing act with, on the one hand, the Chiangs, the Nationalist's press-control machine, and sympathetic media moguls like Luce and, on the other, a whole ... More


Degrees of Escape

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/9789888083862.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Aging nationalist soldiers and civilians recount how they escaped from the Japanese invasion and the communist takeover and arrived on Taiwan around 1949


Slapping Song Jiaoren

David Strand

in An Unfinished Republic: Leading by Word and Deed in Modern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267367
eISBN:
9780520948747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267367.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Revolution was significant for lasting so long and covering so much territory in and out China. It was conventionally thought to commence with the Opium War (1839–42) and end with the ... More


The Plight of Chiang Kai-shek’s Taiwan

Paul A. Cohen

in Speaking to History: The Story of King Goujian in Twentieth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255791
eISBN:
9780520942394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255791.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

For the Communists, successive victories in the Sino-Japanese War and the ensuing civil war (1945–1949) created a fundamentally new historical situation in which the major humiliation of foreign ... More


The State in Commerce

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1920s, a new elite emerged in Shanghai. With the weakening of the state during the Republican era, the expanding networks enabled both the middle class and the petty urbanites to run the city ... More


Epilogue: The Return of the Banker

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

To those who had to choose between Nationalist or Communist affiliations, the regime shift marked a major watershed in China's twentieth century. The 1950s witnessed, on both sides of the Taiwan ... More


Yasue Norihiro, Inuzuka Koreshige, and Japan's Policy toward the Shanghai Jewish Refugees, December 1937–December 1939

Gao Bei

in Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199840908
eISBN:
9780199979820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840908.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

Chapter Three elucidates how after Japan and Germany signed the Anti-Comintern Pact, and after Japan drove the Chinese Nationalists from Shanghai, the Japanese treated the Jewish refugees in China ... More


The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Keith Ewing and Conor Anthony Gearty

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762515
eISBN:
9780191695193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762515.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It is widely believed that there was a golden age in which political freedom in Britain was protected by the rule of law, and by judges developing the common law in favour of individual liberty. This ... More


The Nanking Incident of 1927

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the 1927 incidents at the major lower Yangtze Valley city of Nanking following the Nationalist occupation of the Chinese sections of Shanghai. The first alert came on March 24 ... More


The Navy and a Still Disunited China

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the condition of the still disunited China during 1928. Though the northern expedition of the Nationalists had nominally ended in early June 1928 with the death of “Old Marshal” ... More


The Navy and “China United”

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the so-called China United in 1929. The Chinese unity was celebrated after the fall of North China to the Nationalists and their allies, the establishment of the Nationalist ... More


A Struggle for Sovereignty

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/9780199674435.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the origins of the Dhufari revolutionary movement. It discusses its beginnings in exile in the 1950s accounting for the responses of Dhufari migrant youth to the colonial ... 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


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