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The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Di Wang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores urban public life through the microcosm of the Chengdu teahouse. Like most public spaces, the teahouse was and still is an enduring symbol of Chinese popular culture, stemming back ... More


The Mediated Chinese Individual Globality

Xiaohui Pan

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the mediated individual globality in five cities of China: Chengdu, Wuhan, Lanzhou, Changchun, and Beijing. The study provides ample evidence that attitude and values changes ... More


On Living in a Young City

James Tweedie

in The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199858286
eISBN:
9780199367665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858286.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As Chinese filmmakers concentrate on the new urban spaces under development across the country, they also experiment with new cinematic technology, especially the ultraportable DV cameras that have ... More


Two Types of Iconic Architecture

Leslie Sklair

in The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190464189
eISBN:
9780197559628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464189.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The debate around iconic architecture has been undermined by the general failure to recognize that there are and probably always have been two forms of iconicity in ... More


The Fall of Former Shu in 925

Glen Dudbridge

in A Portrait of Five Dynasties China: From the Memoirs of Wang Renyu (880-956)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670680
eISBN:
9780191749537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670680.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, World Religions

Wang Renyu’s experience of the Former Shu court in Chengdu fell within the last years of the Younger Ruler’s reign. He observed the glittering extravagance of that reign, but also the abuses of ... More


The Khitan

Glen Dudbridge

in A Portrait of Five Dynasties China: From the Memoirs of Wang Renyu (880-956)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670680
eISBN:
9780191749537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670680.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, World Religions

When Wang Yan, Younger Ruler of Shu, embarked on an ill-fated visit to his northern prefecture Qin zhou, Wang Renyu was among the courtiers attending him. This chapter presents the whole of his long ... More


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