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Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Ka-ming Wu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The final destination of the Long March and center of the Chinese Communist Party's red bases, Yan'an acquired mythical status during the Maoist era. Though the city's significance as an emblem of ... More


Paper-Cuts in Modern China: The Search for Modernity, Cultural Tradition, and Women’s Liberation

Ka-ming Wu

in Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how folk paper-cuts have served as a site of intellectual expressions and debates about the meanings of—and the entangled relationships between—culture, gender, history, and the ... More


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in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter captures the types of interactions that individuals have historically undertaken with paper. The question here is not what paper did to people, but the other way around: what did people ... More


Narrative Battle: Fabricating Folk Paper-Cutting as an Intangible Heritage

Ka-ming Wu

in Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how Xiaocheng Folk Art Village in Yan'an was transformed into a container of tradition and the practice of paper-cutting into an intangible cultural heritage. It first considers ... More


“Papa! What’s Money?”: An Enduring Question Finds Answers in Burning It for the Spirits of the Dead in China

C. Fred Blake

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0047
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the nature of value in ancient Chinese spiritual practices of burning paper replicas of valuable things—most often money—for the spirits of deceased family ancestors. Paper ... More


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