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A Brief History of the 1989 Movement

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Before analyzing how state-society relations contributed to the development of the 1989 Beijing Student Movement in China, it is important to know more precisely how the movement unfolded. This ... More


The Tiananmen Tragedy and the Failed Uprising in China

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778201
eISBN:
9780199897216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778201.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the 1989 Chinese democracy movement in which activists used the techniques of strategic nonviolence, including mass demonstrations, hunger strikes, and the occupation of ... More


China – the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989

M. Anne Brown

in Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering: The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061059
eISBN:
9781781700365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061059.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

During April and May of 1989, Beijing was the site of an extraordinary series of demonstrations and political actions that came to be known as ‘the Beijing Spring’. Protesters, which included ... More


Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Meredith L. Weiss and Edward Aspinall (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Since World War II, students in East and Southeast Asia have led protest movements that toppled authoritarian regimes in countries such as Indonesia, South Korea, and Thailand. Elsewhere in the ... More


The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Dingxin Zhao

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In the spring of 1989, more than 100,000 students in Beijing initiated the largest student revolt in human history. Television screens across the world filled with searing images from Tiananmen ... More


Narratives of 1997

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Once it became clear in the early 1980s that sovereignty over Hong Kong would revert to China, commentators argued over the meaning of the “handover” and Britain’s imperial legacy. While Foreign ... More


Tiananmen and the Fall of the Berlin Wall: China’s Path toward 1989 and Beyond

Chen Jian

in The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832446
eISBN:
9780190254490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832446.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines developments in China during and after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, with particular reference to the Tiananmen Square Massacre that caused the deaths of an unknown ... More


Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering: The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

Anne Brown

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061059
eISBN:
9781781700365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061059.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues for greater openness in the ways we approach human rights and international rights promotion, and in so doing brings some new understanding to old debates. Starting with the ... More


The Impact of The Tiananmen Square Incident on Hong Kong'S Monetary System: May–June 1989

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes the response of the currency board mechanism in Hong Kong, as amended by the new accounting arrangements of July 1988, to the crisis in Beijing surrounding the Tiananmen Square ... More


Yongzheng Dynasty and Totalitarian Nostalgia

Ying Zhu

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the ideological positioning of the revisionist Qing drama. Yongzheng Dynasty (Yongzheng wangchao, 1999), Kangxi Dynasty (Kangxi wangchao, 2001), and Qianlong Dynasty (Qianlong ... More


The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989

Jeffrey A. Engel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832446
eISBN:
9780190254490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832446.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The fall of the Berlin Wall sent shock waves around the world. Now, more than two decades after the Wall's collapse, this book looks at the world in the aftermath of this momentous event. The book ... More


The Shaping of Post-Colonial Hong Kong: From 1983 to 1989

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0023
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter offers an explanation on the shaping of post-Colonial Hong Kong from 1983 to 1989. It starts by presenting the issue of internal reorganisation. In addition, a special kind of united ... More


Epilogue

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/9780199570331.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This concluding section of the book takes the narrative as far as the Tiananmen Square massacre of student democracy protestors in June 1989. Ironically the Communist Party of Great Britain had only ... More


Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Rosemary Foot

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the five decades since the establishment of the UN Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights, human rights issues have become a dominant feature of the international system, embracing ... More


Tiananmen Tensions

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the Chinese Communist Party’s struggle for political legitimacy after the Tiananmen Square massacre, touching on the role of the People’s Liberation Army in retaining control ... More


Introduction: Understanding Student Activism in Asia

Meredith L. Weiss, Edward Aspinall, and Mark R. Thompson

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter presents historic examples of student protests to discuss the political activism of students in Northeast and Southeast Asia. Since World War II, students have become the ... More


Fiscal Crisis, the Tiananmen Option, and the Dissolution of the USSR

Chris Miller

in The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630175
eISBN:
9781469630199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630175.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the growth of the Soviet budget deficit from 1989 through 1991. The government plugged the increasingly large hole in its budget by printing money. This caused a surge of ... More


Sculpture at Heroes’ Acre, Harare, Zimbabwe: Classical Influences?

Jessie Maritz

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on material culture, using both Greek and Roman analogues in discussing the sculpture at National Heroes’ Acre in Zimbabwe. It compares the formal and thematic aspects of the ... More


Imitating Frenchness in Emily Tang Xiaobai’s Conjugation and Jia Zhangke’s The World

Michelle E. Bloom

in Contemporary Sino-French Cinemas: Absent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851583
eISBN:
9780824868291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851583.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The mode of imitation represents mainlanders’s desire for the French Other in films by Emily Tang Xiaobai and Jia Zhangke. Both directors portray the marginalized, whose lack of socioeconomic and ... More


Beijing and Malta, 1989

Jeffrey A. Engel and Sergey Radchenko

in Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198727507
eISBN:
9780191793646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727507.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with three summits: Deng Xiaoping’s meetings in Beijing with George H.W. Bush (February) and Gorbachev (June), and Gorbachev’s summit with Bush in Malta (December). The US ... More


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