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positions (2021) 29 (4): 783–807.
Published: 01 November 2021
... stories of Chinese Communism are the Party's own documents. Even as historians read the state's internal records critically, there is still a tendency to be noticeably uncritical when those documents contain information that seems to vitiate official propaganda. This article explores the unreliable...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 November 2023
... as the Communist insurgency, previously trained and allied with Anglo‐American forces against the Japanese occupation from 1942 to 1945. Key British figures associated with propaganda tactics during World War II, such as Hugh Carelton Greene, were instrumental in developing a new array of techniques for postwar...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 329–369.
Published: 01 May 2014
...” and the theatrical. This article seeks to do justice to their complexity and to go beyond Manichaean condemnations of these films as blatant propaganda or apolitical rehabilitations as autonomous works of art. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Phantasmagoric Manchukuo: Documentaries Produced...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 837–875.
Published: 01 November 2014
... through different visual means such as propaganda posters and cinema in order to explore the difficult relationships between politics and policy, as well as the uneasy position occupied by femininity on the national political stage. Focusing on the barefoot doctor as a case study, this article provides...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Dynasty (1644–1911) reforms since the 1860s into “failures” and contemporary Meiji (1868–1912) reforms into “successes.” To grasp this dramatic reversal, we need new interpretations of the 1894–95 Sino-Japanese War that will unravel the Japanese and global propaganda that engulfed the world press...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and mid-1970s, that define the “family portrait [ quanjiafu ]” as an important cultural genre, in dynamic contrast to photographic propaganda of the same period. Prior to the entrance of contemporary experimental artists, there was a subtle attempt to turn the photographic medium into narratives...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 397–420.
Published: 01 May 2019
... amid Park Chung Hee’s Yushin era, which enforced media censorship and dictated nationalist propaganda, documentation and dramatization in radio enthusiastically played with alternative truths. This, the author argues, happened in radio broadcasting because its sori , or sound, drew a contingent...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sigrid Schmalzer Abstract Scholars of Mao-era history adopt a wide range of approaches to the selection and treatment of source material. Some scholars regard published sources as propaganda, and therefore as biased and unreliable. For many, archival sources are the gold standard; others question...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 769–801.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... Drawing from written, oral, and visual sources, including propaganda films produced by the government, this article retraces the events of that era and attempts to raise questions about the roles of the state and civic society in the “othering” of a marginalized group during wartime. ray.sandeep...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 499–529.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to improve the group, either physically (through eugenics) or mentally (through education, opinion leadership, or propaganda). Almost any attempt to make sense of the infinitely complex web of hu- man relationships requires...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 835–868.
Published: 01 November 2021
... base this judgment on citation tracing using Google Scholar. 10 Though the parallel was rarely acknowledged, similarities also existed between neoculturalist studies and earlier accounts of the Soviet Union that had likewise focused on propaganda, mobilization, and popular values change (Unger...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 February 2015
... about “Chinese nation- alism,” censorship, emotionality, brainwashing, and so on. Some players had theatrically presented themselves as representing the abject Chinese subject in relation to violent, one-­hundred-­year-­old Japanese propaganda...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 183–215.
Published: 01 February 2003
... forming a racial (antiwhite) conspiracy to stage a revolt against Washington.6 In fact, as Tokyo-Washington diplomacy became estranged in the 1930s, Japanese propaganda called for a trans-Pacific racial alliance between Japanese...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 733–740.
Published: 01 November 2023
... this volume, breaking news of the Russian invasion of Ukraine reminds us that problems of identity and border delineation remain incomplete, even in Europe, and the conflict of reportage over propaganda is being fought zealously across a larger mediascape than ever before. While these articles focus on Asia...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
... are an important part of Chinese popular dis- course.5 There are numerous examples of Chinese war propaganda that celebrate Chinese violence against Japan during...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 603–630.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Culture .” Journal of Cold War Studies 3 , no. 3 : 59 – 76 . Shaw Tony Youngblood Denise J. 2017 . “ Cold War Sport, Film, and Propaganda: A Comparative Analysis of the Superpowers .” Journal of Cold War Studies 19 , no. 1 : 160 – 92 . Suri Jeremi . 2007 . The Global...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 677–708.
Published: 01 August 2023
... to the local “service station,” are represented and united in a carefully choreographed display. While no doubt an example of the way local residents are co-opted into the production of propaganda, a more nuanced reading reveals many interesting layers. The different materiality of the traces, ranging from...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 747.
Published: 01 August 2000
...¯okoku)be- fore they launched the journal. Their integrative techniques effectively blurred the line between avant-garde art, reportage, advertising practice, and national propaganda (kokka or kokusaku senden). As I will discuss...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 205–214.
Published: 01 February 2005
... (its museums and hospitals) has been infinitely greater than the rage directed against the military threat that Iraq supposedly posed, at least according to the bellicose propaganda of the invaders.2 The war against Iraq achieves...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 235–265.
Published: 01 May 2021
... , edited by Bruun Ole and Narangoa Li , 21 – 55 . Copenhagen, Denmark : NIAS Press . Chen Tina Mai . 2003 . “ Propagating the Propaganda Film: The Meaning of Film in Chinese Communist Party Writings, 1949–1965 .” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 15 , no. 2 : 154 – 93...