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 Christian Awakening and the New China: Bamboo Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: The chapter describes Chinese nationalism's confrontation with missions, and how Marxist revolution continued that confrontation, culminating in Mao's New China. The chapter examines the ... More


Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Lamin O. Sanneh

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book describes the Christian movement from New Testament times and the Gentile mission to developments in the Roman Empire. It expounds Christianity's eastward expansion and seminal interaction ... More


New China

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses China's condition after the Japanese invasion, after the civil war between the Nationalists and Communists, and after the establishment of the People's Republic of China. In ... More


The Western Imperial City

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/9789622097773.003.0027
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes a tour to the Western Imperial City. The tour of the Western Imperial City starts at a place that is strictly off limits for commoners. On the north side of Tian An Men Avenue, the ... More


Epilogue 笑死‎

Christopher Rea

in Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520283848
eISBN:
9780520959590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283848.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Every form of laughter surveyed in this book survived, in some form, the succession of events that ended the 1930s heyday of humor. The declared war with Japan that began in 1937, the civil war that ... More


Adrift in New China: Learning, Love and Labour

Diana Yeh

in The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208173
eISBN:
9789888268597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208173.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the early lives of the Hsiungs amid the dramatic social, cultural and political changes occurring in the ‘New Culture’ period following the May Fourth movement of 1919. It ... More


The Riddle of the Sphinx: Lin Fengmian and the Polemics of Realism in Modern Chinese Painting

David Der-wei Wang

in The Lyrical in Epic Time: Modern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists Through the 1949 Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170468
eISBN:
9780231538572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170468.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on two key figures in modern Chinese painting: Lin Fengmian and Xu Beihong. In particular, it explores how Lin modernized Chinese painting through “lyricization,” as opposed to ... More


“A History with Feeling”

David Der-wei Wang

in The Lyrical in Epic Time: Modern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists Through the 1949 Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170468
eISBN:
9780231538572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170468.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the genesis of modern Chinese lyrical poetics from the turn of the last century to the first decade of the New China. It first considers Shen Congwen's letter to his wife, Zhang ... More


‘Try Something Different. Something Really Chinese’

Diana Yeh

in The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208173
eISBN:
9789888268597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208173.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers how ideas of the ‘foreign’ and discourses on China and ‘Chineseness’, shaped by racial, colonial and national ideologies, determines the cultural productions of racialised ... More


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