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Global Shanghai, 1850-2010: A History in Fragments
1. 1850-The Birth of a Newspaper 2. 1875-Putting the City on the Map 3. 1900-Fire and Sword 4. 1925-In the Streets 5. 1950-An In-Between Year 6. 1975-The East Was Red 7. 2000-A City in a HurryExpand
Introduction: Theorizing Femininities and Masculinities
The last two centuries have witnessed tremendous upheavals and transformations in every aspect of Chinese culture and society, from national politics to everyday life. At the level of everyday life,Expand
Shanghai: China's Gateway to Modernity
Marie-Claire Bergere Shanghai: China's Gateway to Modernity, translated by Janet Lloyd, Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press, 2009, 520 pages.2008 was unquestionably Beijing's year, in terms ofExpand
Rewriting Chinese: Style and Innovation in Twentieth-Century Chinese Prose
Everyone who has studied the upheavals of modern China knows that one of them has taken place in Chinese writing. Anyone who has read Chinese texts has also eventually pondered the possibleExpand
Chinese femininities, Chinese masculinities : a reader
Foreword Thomas Laqueur Introduction: Theorizing Femininities and Masculinities Susan Brownell and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom Part I. Gender and the Law (Qing) 1. Femininity in Flux: Gendered Virtue andExpand
Acting Out Democracy: Political Theater in Modern China
For two and a half months in the spring of 1989, China's student actors dominated the world stage of modern telecommunications. Their massive demonstrations, the hunger strike during Gorbachev'sExpand
Diary of a Madman
Ha Jin, who left China in 1985 and has never returned, became a literary star several years ago with the appearance of his National Book Award-winning novel Waiting. This work won its author praiseExpand