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Oil Campaigns: World War II

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines two prominent oil campaigns: Japan's invasion of the Dutch East Indies and northern Borneo from 1941 to 1942 and Germany's aggression against the Soviet Union in World War II ... More


The Construction of the Soldier Ideal by Educated Youths

Yan Xu

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The fifth chapter studies an often-forgotten depiction of soldiers during the Second Sino-Japanese War: the student soldiers. This chapter first discusses the Campaign to Mobilize Educated Youths to ... More


The Nanjing Massacre and the Second Sino-Japanese War

Jennifer M. Dixon

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins with an overview of the history of the Nanjing Massacre and the Second Sino-Japanese War, followed by a discussion of contested elements of this history. The second part of the ... More


A Lyricism of Betrayal: The Enigma of Hu Lancheng

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/9780231170468.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the equivocal phenomenon Hu Lancheng, former husband of Eileen Chang and collaborator during the Second Sino-Japanese War. It considers how, despite his political and personal ... 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


Producing Immunity across the Hinterlands

Mary Augusta Brazelton

in Mass Vaccination: Citizens' Bodies and State Power in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739989
eISBN:
9781501739996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739989.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter surveys the history of vaccine research and development in China's wartime hinterlands during the early years of the Second Sino-Japanese War, considering first a major project launched ... More


National Salvation

Gregory Adam Scott

in Building the Buddhist Revival: Reconstructing Monasteries in Modern China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190930721
eISBN:
9780190930752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930721.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter addresses the period from 1928 to 1949, spanning the Nanjing Decade and the Second Sino-Japanese War. During this era of preparation for invasion and all-out war, Buddhist monasteries ... More


Conclusion

Emily Baum

in The Invention of Madness: State, Society, and the Insane in Modern China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226580616
eISBN:
9780226580753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226580753.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The conclusion discusses the treatment of madness in China in the second half of the twentieth century. After the advent of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937, and for a brief period following the ... 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


Wartime Literature between Tradition and Modernity

Christopher Rosenmeier

in On the Margins of Modernism: Xu Xu, Wumingshi and Popular Chinese Literature in the 1940s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748696369
eISBN:
9781474434805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696369.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides a broad overview of popular Chinese literature during the wartime years, including relevant historical context, such as the attempt at reconciliation between different factions ... More


The Lyrical in Epic Time: The Music and Poetry of Jiang Wenye

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/9780231170468.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the journey of Jiang Wenye, a Taiwanese composer and poet based in Japan, in search of his Chinese identity. More specifically, it examines the artistic choice Jiang made ... More


New York and San Francisco: Politics in the Political Capitals of Chinese America

Charlotte Brooks

in Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226193564
eISBN:
9780226193731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226193731.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One examines the impact of New Deal politics on the Chinese American communities of San Francisco and New York. During the 1930s, Chinese politics remained an almost obsessive preoccupation ... More


Vignettes: Colonial Subjects of Imperial Japan

Eugene Y. Park

in A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak T?khwa and the Birth of Modern Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788762
eISBN:
9780804790864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788762.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Shifting focus back to the Paks, this chapter tells the story of more ordinary chungin and their descendants, living, working, and assuming new identities in the era of Japanese colonial rule ... More


Journey to the Southwest

Mary Augusta Brazelton

in Mass Vaccination: Citizens' Bodies and State Power in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739989
eISBN:
9781501739996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739989.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses microbiology in China's early twentieth century. In contrast to other narratives, the emergence of microbiology as a discipline in China during the early twentieth century did ... More


Afterword: “Let the Work Go On”

Elisheva A. Perelman

in American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This section traces the fight against tuberculosis and the role of foreign evangelists through the late Taishō and early Shōwa periods to the Pacific War and its aftermath. The scourge of ... More


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