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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


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


China: The Nanjing Massacre and Patriotic Education

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China from 1989 to the present. Beginning in 1989, the Communist Party strengthened its emphasis on education as a source of ... 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


Opening up conceptions of rights

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/9780719061059.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book's argument takes as its point of departure the question of how to promote human rights observance in international life. The whole complex business of international human rights promotion ... More


The World Splits in Two

Naomi Greene

in From Fu Manchu to Kung Fu Panda: Images of China in American Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838355
eISBN:
9780824869755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838355.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines American films of the 1990s containing intensely negative images of China. Films of the 1990s came after a period of détente between America and China. In the decades following ... More


Exploring the Uncharted

Mari Yoshihara

in Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190465780
eISBN:
9780190943790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465780.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

In the late 1980s, the Amberson staff began exploring the possibility of Bernstein touring China with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) to work with young Chinese musicians. While building a ... More


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