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Series: a positions book
Published: 19 March 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383352-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8335-2
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... mass science earthquakes Chinese Cultural Revolution prediction seismology ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... the tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution, from 1966 to 1976. The Chinese political and scientific leaders tried to organize a general program that involved the masses in the effort to monitor and predict earthquakes. The chapter examines the culture of mass science on three levels: the culture of mass...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... science. By a strange coincidence, there were about ten major earthquakes in China during the tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution, from 1966 to 1976. The Chinese political and scientific leaders tried to organize a general program that involved the masses in the effort to monitor and predict...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376095-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7609-5
... the classroom provide an intriguing entry point to shifts in Chinese education and Chinese domestic political life, particularly the upheavals of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. The chapter asserts that the expressions of international racial coalition with China articulated by Garvin and other...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376095-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7609-5
... students. The chapter also argues that her experiences inside and outside the classroom provide an intriguing entry point to shifts in Chinese education and Chinese domestic political life, particularly the upheavals of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. The chapter asserts that the expressions...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375081-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7508-1
..., as is commonly assumed, but as a dialogue between Marxism and sexual minorities. An exemplary author of queer Marxism in Chinas, Chen is a native Taiwanese who repatriated to mainland China in the 1960s in support of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Chen wrote Paper Marriage , which is one of the earliest and most...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... Cai Xiang begins by foregrounding the historical importance of the Chinese revolution and situating its legitimacy within the international context of China’s struggle for national independence and for the liberation of subaltern classes. He complicates the issues by identifying the challenges...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
...-wing cultural elites aimed not merely to silence critics of the Nationalist government but especially to speed the revolution along. By closely examining Chen Lifu’s 1933 tract The Chinese Film Industry and CC Clique spy chief Xu Enceng’s narrative of the kidnapping and detention of the female...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... analyzes the British imagination of the introduction the Chinese workers into the social order of white colonials and black slaves and argues that the British decisions to end slavery were equally pragmatic attempts to prevent Black revolution in the West Indies, and to resolve economic inefficiencies...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... of the seventeen years (1949–66), and particularly of the late 1950s, during the Great Leap Forward’s push toward heavy industrialization at breakneck speeds. Demonstrating that the socialist revolution was not merely about modernization, Cai takes seriously the fact that the real challenge of cultural...
Published: 01 September 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372448-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7244-8
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... the Chinese revolution attracted the participation and sacrifices of youth. Situating youth in the context of the revolution and its narratives, Cai explores the ways in which representations of youth realized the formation of the modern subject/subjectivity and the extent to which the supposed private issues...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... capitals. The essay considers the contradictory meanings and appropriations of vernacular gramophone records, and, drawing on examples from Hawaii to Cuba, India to North Africa, it argues that phonograph recordings became a fundamental part of the cultural revolution that was decolonization, both through...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... Chapter 2 spotlights the ways in which fascists intensify nationalism’s Janus-faced historical imaginary. It specifically identifies tensions between the modernizing ideals of Chinese fascists and their professed desires to revive ancient Confucian values. This position constituted a reaction...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 01 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383529-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8352-9
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381174-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8117-4
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... posed particular narrative problems for socialist literary production. The topics engaged in this chapter include the relation of socialist literature to romanticism, the ways in which the communal forms of labor in the Chinese countryside were narrated differently from the Soviet communization process...