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Beyond the 1930s: From Wartime Patriotism to Counter-Revolutionary Sentiment

Eugenia Lean

in Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247185
eISBN:
9780520932678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247185.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Shi Jianqiao's post-pardon career to inquire into the fate of sentiment beyond the 1930s and to address briefly the question of historical memory. In reviewing Shi Jianqiao's ... More


Resistance and Reconstruction: Emergence of a Domestic Community

Grace Yen Shen

in Unearthing the Nation: Modern Geology and Nationalism in Republican China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226090405
eISBN:
9780226090542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090542.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5 examines how Chinese geologists dealt with the Japanese occupation of China’s coastal regions during the War of Resistance. The chapter describes the great inland migration of Chinese ... More


From Patriarchs to Capitalists

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

In July 1937, the Nationalist government declared the War of Resistance against Japan. In Shanghai, fighting broke out soon after in the city's outskirts on August 13, 1937. The war, which was to ... More


Victory as Defeat: Postwar Visualizations of China's War of Resistance

G. Pickowicz Paul

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the post-war visualizations of the experiences of China during the War of Resistance in some popular films in Shanghai. It explains that disillusionment and despair were facts ... More


Resisting Japan, Fighting Imperialism

Thomas H. Reilly

in Saving the Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190929503
eISBN:
9780190929534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929503.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

In China’s war with Japan, the Chinese people heroically struggled against Japan, especially in the early years of the war, 1937–1941. The Japanese waged a ruthless attack on soldiers and civilians ... More


War and the Special Movement Corps

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on China's War of Resistance against Japan that broke out in the summer of 1937 and the creation of the Special Movement Corps (SMC). It suggests that the war provided Dai Li ... More


‘That chaotic and Gilbertian Service’: working life in the Customs

Catherine Ladds

in Empire careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085482
eISBN:
9781781704974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085482.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter reconstructs the working environments of staff in the various branches of the Service, demonstrating how employees of imperial institutions were required to steer creatively through ... More


Wartime Recitals and the Consolidation of a Genre

John A. Crespi

in Voices in Revolution: Poetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833657
eISBN:
9780824868871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833657.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter attempts to recover the performance texts of recited poetry during the War of Resistance period. As it follows poems and poets through the war years, it provides as thorough a recounting ... More


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