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Published: 14 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380160-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8016-0
...If China Can Say No, Can China Make Movies? Or, Do Movies Make China? Rethinking National Cinema and National Agency Chris Berry Writing about national cinemas used to be an easy task: film critics believed all they had to do was construct a linear historical narrative describing the...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376095-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7609-5
... Chapter 1 tracks W. E. B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois's 1959 journey to China. Besides pointing to the selective perceptions and differences distinguishing their accounts of this visit, this chapter explores how the couple's representations of this travel bring into light the...
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381150-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8115-0
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381150
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8115-0
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383222-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8322-2
... CHAPTER 8 Practicing Kinship in Rural North China Yunxiang Yan 6489 Franklin / RELATIVE VALUES / sheet 234 of 530 In August my father was wrongly accused of having been a capitalist...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398516-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9851-6
...1. Discoursing Food Some Notes toward a Semiotic of Eating in Ancient China This chapter serves as a footnote, historical and cultural, to those that follow. Without this footnote, my reading of modern texts would stand on sand; yet to describe what came prior to...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 2 / JUNJIE CHEN Globalizing, Reproducing, and Civilizing Rural Subjects Population Control Policy and Constructions of Rural Identity in China n 2002, I conducted fieldwork on population control in the village of IRiver Crossing in Liaoning, China.∞ During an...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388364-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8836-4
... Chapter 1 China and Alternative Modernity LOCATING CHINA, A COUNTRY OF "CONTINENTAL CHARACTER" (WEBER 1951, 100), in relation to the spatio-temporal notions of "modernity" and "modernization" is no easy task. l This is...
... desire for lost souls. . . . Their joy is unbounding. . . . Address Max Wood Moorhead, Publisher, Colombo, Ceylon. ASIA: CHINA MISSIONARY TESTIMONIES INTRODUCTION After spreading...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF WILLIAM J. SEYMOUR 369 Hong Kong in early October 1907. As they had done in India, they preached and worked through preexisting missionary organizations. M. L. Ryan, another Azusa participant, left Portland, Oregon, in September for China with a group...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-116
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
...370 PART II 85. BERNT BERNSTEN Bernt and Magna Bersten were missionaries who heard about Azusa in De- cember 1906 after reading Seymour’s newspaper circulating among mission- aries in China. They sailed to the United States in August 1907, met...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-117
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
..., where she worked among women and Chinese elites. Leola Phillips and several other missionaries established a mission and other works. Smallpox took Philips’s life in Oc- tober 1910. In February 1911, Moomau took a furlough to the United States before returning to China, where she ministered until...
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395409-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9540-9
... TEN Th e New Surgical Colonialism China, Africa, and Oil albert j. bergesen INTRODUCTION Imagine a developed country seeking to extract raw materials in the devel- oping world by...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... 4 The Importance of Being Perverse: China and Taiwan, 1931–1937 Joyce C. H. Liu In a 1998 conference paper, I proposed to reexamine the two waves of mod- ernism—one in the 1930s, one in the 1940s—in early Taiwan literature.1 I reevaluated their relation to the Taiwanese modernist...
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: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372547-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7254-7
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... China (1937) Aleksandr Vertinskii In her memoirs the writer Natal’ia Il’ina remembers being fourteen years old, sitting at home alone in her parents’ dining room in Harbin. On the evenings when her parents were out, she would play recordings of Vertinskii on the gramophone and listen to...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
...The Evolution of the Idea of Chuanran Contagion in Imperial China Angela Ki Che Leung During the last years of Qing imperial rule, when Western medicine and notions of public health were being introduced in China, intellectuals and the political elite tended to accuse Chinese...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
...The Treatment of Night Soil and Waste in Modern China Yu Xinzhong In the history of public health in the West, the treatment of garbage and human excrement was a crucial matter in the construction of modern sani- tary systems.1 Western observers in China during the late Qing...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
...Eating Well in China Diet and Hygiene in Nineteenth-Century Treaty Ports Shang-Jen Li In Shanghai Hygiene, a medical manual written for Europeans in China, the medical missionary James Henderson claimed that “of all the various pro- lific sources of disease, irregularities of diet are...