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The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics"Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics": Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

Rosemary Roberts

Li Li (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390892
eISBN:
9789888455003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390892.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book brings together research on China’s “red classics” across the entire Maoist period through to their re-emergence in the reform era. It critically investigates the changing nature and ... More

Reduced to a Symbolical ScaleThe Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Reduced to a Symbolical Scale: The Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Tony Banham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390878
eISBN:
9789888390489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In July 1940, the wives and children of British families in Hong Kong, military and civilian, were compulsorily evacuated, following a plan created by the Hong Kong government in 1939. That plan ... More

The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957From Foe to Friend

The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957: From Foe to Friend

Dean Aszkielowicz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390724
eISBN:
9789888390427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390724.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After the Second World War, the Australian military prosecuted almost a thousand alleged Japanese war criminals. These prosecutions were not only an attempt to punish Japan for its wartime ... More

Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous IdolsQueer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... More

Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong ModernityAesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong Modernity: Aesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Man-Fung Yip

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390717
eISBN:
9789888390397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390717.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The martial arts film, despite being long regarded as a vehicle of Chinese cultural nationalism, can also paradoxically be conceptualized as a mass cultural expression of Hong Kong’s ... More

English ExposedCommon Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

English Exposed: Common Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

Steve Hart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390755
eISBN:
9789888390465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Having analysed the most common English errors made in over 600 academic papers written by Chinese undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers, Steve Hart has written an essential, practical guide ... More

Hong Kong CantopopA Concise History

Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Yiu-Wai Chu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390571
eISBN:
9789888390298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390571.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Cantopop, the most representative genre of Hong Kong popular music, is a major part of the popular cultural phenomenon of Hong Kong. Once the leading pop genre of Chinese popular music across the ... More

Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Anne Rademacher and K. Sivaramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Twenty-first century urbanization signals unprecedented challenge as well as unprecedented transformative potential. Anchoring its case studies to Asia, this volume uses an “ecologies of urbanism” ... More

Merchants of War and PeaceBritish Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Song-Chuan Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural ... More

News Under FireChina's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

News Under Fire: China's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

Shuge Wei

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

News under Fire: China’s Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928–1941 is the first comprehensive study of China’s efforts to establish an effective international propaganda ... More

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