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Latemodernism’s Geopolitical Imagination: Everyday Life in the Global Hot Zones

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to travel narratives from global hot zones where the examination of everyday life reveals the emergence of a new form of warfare shifting the balance of power in Europe and Asia.


Not Far from Anywhere

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The first quarter of Tanxu’s life was dominated by war, death, and dislocation. Figuring prominently in this chapter is Tanxu’s (then called Wang Futing) death and encounter in the underworld with ... More


Life During Wartime

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Tanxu spent much of his career in Qingdao under Japanese occupation. Typically, men in his position are characterized as collaborators or resistors: did he serve his new masters, or struggle against ... More


The Sino-Japanese War and its Aftermath

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

It may have been a natural sequence that the imperial constitution, a landmark of the Meiji ‘civilization’, preceded the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War, a hallmark of Japan's ‘westernization’ in ... More


The Dragon Reclaims Its Own

Noel T. Boaz and Russell L. Ciochon

in Dragon Bone Hill: An Ice Age Saga of Homo erectus

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152913
eISBN:
9780199790036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152913.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the impact of the Sino-Japanese War on excavations at Longgushan and the fate of the Peking Man fossils. Japanese interest in the Peking Man fossils and where the Peking Man ... More


The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

T. G. Otte

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211098
eISBN:
9780191705731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211098.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

Between 1894 and 1905 the question of the Chinese Empire's future development, its survival even, was the most pressing overseas problem facing the Great Powers. The China Question had the most ... More


Problems Old and New: China and Armenia, 1894–1896

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the centres of Anglo-Russian relations in the first two years of Nicholas II's reign. The first was Sino-Japanese War; the second was the Armenian crisis. The Sino-Japanese War ... More


“Shocks in China”: History, Telegraphy, and the Crisis of Spirit

Christopher Bush

in Ideographic Modernism: China, Writing, Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195393828
eISBN:
9780199866601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393828.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the relationship between “China” and the emergence of globalized telecommunications. Starting from Paul Valéry’s response to the Sino-Japanese War of 1894–95, I analyze his ... More


Forgetting and Remembering the Past: China’s Relations with Japan, 1949–1999

James Reilly

in Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China's Japan Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158060
eISBN:
9780231528085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158060.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the relationship between China and Japan during the years 1949–1999. It highlights China's common theme of deploying memories and images of Japanese atrocities during the ... More


1931–1939: Japanese Aggression

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/9780199570331.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with a period that was dominated by the rise of Japanese aggression against China, beginning with Japan's occupation of Manchuria in 1931, and culminating with the Sino-Japanese ... More


Japan and the Creation of a New Order in East Asia, 1894–1902

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines Great Britain's response to the power shift that was taking place in East Asia during the period 1894–1902, and especially to Japan's emergence as a rising power. It first ... More


Grassroots Fascism

Ethan Mark

in Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165686
eISBN:
9780231538596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165686.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the seeds of a grassroots imperialism built upon the blood and sacrifices of the people subjected to Japanese imperialism, such as the Ainu, the Koreans, the Taiwanese, and so ... More


Establishing Control: The North China and Central China Development Companies

Parks M. Coble

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

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Japan's effort to establish control in its occupied territories in China during the second phase of the Sino-Japanese War. It discusses the establishment of the North China ... More


Yellow Peril: The Threat of a “Mongolian” Far East, 1895–1920

Michael Keevak

in Becoming Yellow: A Short History of Racial Thinking

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140315
eISBN:
9781400838608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140315.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the discourse of yellow not only became ubiquitous in the West, but also migrated into East Asian cultures during the period 1895–1920, giving rise to “the yellow peril”—the ... More


Travellers to War

Douglas Kerr

in Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099340
eISBN:
9789882206892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099340.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses a juxtaposition of the literary record of two journeys to observe war in Asia. The first journey was made by Auden and Christopher Isherwood, who travelled to report on the ... More


The Sino-Japanese War and the American Committee for Non-Participation in Japanese Aggression

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The outbreak of Sino-Japanese War in July 1937 had limited impact on the American people. The American response to the war was in line with the non-interventionist outlook that had characterized ... More


We Won’t Be Bullied Anymore: The Chinese Community in Mexico during the Second World War

Fredy González

in Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520290198
eISBN:
9780520964488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290198.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chinese Mexican political and financial support in support of the Republic of China during the Second World War was motivated by a desire for ‘home’ – both the desire for peace in migrants’ home ... More


Victors or Victims?

Peter Hays Gries

in China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Chinese narratives about China's wars with Japan. It explains that stories about the Sino-Japanese Jiawu War of 1894–1895 and World War 2 continue to drive the Chinese's views ... More


Fundamentals of Military Support in Prewar Japan

Lee K. Pennington

in Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter begins by looking at the events of the late Meiji Period, including the Sino-Japanese War of 1894–1895 and the Russo-Japanese War waged a decade later. These two conflicts produced ... More


The Early Bushidō Boom, 1894–1905

Oleg Benesch

in Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushidō in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198706625
eISBN:
9780191778476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706625.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the ‘bushidō boom’ that began soon after the Sino-Japanese War, and traces its development through the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905. Many currents of Japanese thought became ... More


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