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Fashioning Ethiopian Laborers

Miriam Driessen

in Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Whereas Chinese road builders are modest about improving their own lives, they are confident about their ability to transform the lives of Ethiopian others. This chapter discusses Chinese ... More


From Revolutionary Insurrection to Popular Front 1934–1936

StanLey G. Payne

in The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100686
eISBN:
9780300130782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100686.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the attempt to develop an independent, more original and imaginative Marxism-Leninism adapted to Spanish circumstances, which was carried on by Joaquin Maurin and the Bloque ... More


Speaking Bitterness

Miriam Driessen

in Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Unmet expectations inspire narratives of bitterness among Chinese road builders. These tales of suffering, however, derive not only from the obstacles they face on the construction site, but also ... More


The Gendering of the Cultural Revolution, 1919–1934

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 analyzes the complex and often contradictory gendered positions of women artists associated with Mexico’s Communist Party during the first decades of the twentieth century. This chapter ... More


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