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China Bound and UnboundHistory in the Making - An Early Returnee's Account

China Bound and Unbound: History in the Making - An Early Returnee's Account

Frances Wong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091719
eISBN:
9789882206700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091719.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book recounts how one woman's hope of building a new China gradually turned to disappointment, disillusionment, and despair, reflecting the minds of China's intellectuals at the time. The book ... More

China's Pan-Pearl River DeltaRegional Cooperation and Development

China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Anthony G. O. Yeh and Jiang Xu (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Cities and regions in Asia are facing problems that cannot be adequately managed by traditional urban planning. Competition and local protectionism have often hindered infrastructural development and ... More

Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

David Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083060
eISBN:
9789882209794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083060.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book offers a bridge into the critical understanding of modern Chinese art through its encounter with the world beyond China's borders. It demonstrates Chinese art's interconnections with ... More

Chinese EcocinemaIn the Age of Environmental Challenge

Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Sheldon H. Lu and Jiayan Mi (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In coming decades, film will be one of the primary ways in which China adopts and expands ecological consciousness. This anthology is a book-length study of China's ecosystem through the lens of ... More

The Chinese ExoticModern Diasporic Femininity

The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity

Olivia Khoo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098794
eISBN:
9789882207516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098794.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines new representations of diasporic Chinese femininity emerging from Asia Pacific modernities since the late twentieth century. Through an analysis of cultural artefacts such as ... More

Chinese OperaThe Actor's Craft

Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Siu Wang-Ngai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chinese opera embraces over 360 different styles of theatre that make one of the richest performance arts in the world. It combines music, speech, poetry, mime, acrobatics, stage fighting, vivid ... More

Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture

Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture

Philip L. Wickeri

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208388
eISBN:
9789888313259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture: Essays on Anglican and Episcopal History in China focuses on a church tradition that was never very large in China, but one that has had considerable social ... More

Cinema at the City's Edge

Cinema at the City's Edge

Yomi Braester and James Tweedie (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema has been a primary mechanism for entertaining migrants to the modern city, recording and displaying a historically new experience to urban populations themselves, while also disseminating the ... More

The Cinema of Feng XiaogangCommercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

The Cinema of Feng Xiaogang: Commercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

Rui Zhang

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098855
eISBN:
9789882207523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098855.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Beginning first as a case study of Feng Xiaogang, this book explores Chinese film history since the early 1990s in terms of changes in the Communist Party's film policy, industry reforms, the ... More

The Classical Gardens of Shanghai

The Classical Gardens of Shanghai

Shelly Bryant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888208814
eISBN:
9789888313983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208814.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In The Classical Gardens of Shanghai, Shelly Bryant looks at five of Shanghai’s remaining classical gardens through their origins, changing fortunes, restorations, and links to a wider Chinese ... More

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