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The Production of the Chiang Kai-shek Personality Cult, 1929–1975
One of the most visible features of Nationalist rule on Taiwan throughout the period of martial law (1948–87) was the promotion of a personality cult focused on the figure of Chiang Kai-shek. ThisExpand
Reading History Through the Built Environment in Taiwan
Over the last decade or more, many societies throughout the industrialized world have witnessed concerns for the preservation of the built environment. As urban topographies have increasingly becomeExpand
Not a Chimp: The Hunt to Find the Genes that Make Us Human
The apes that domesticated itself and the language gene that wasn't: Inside the brain - the devil is in the detail. Expand
The bund: Littoral space of empire in the treaty ports of East Asia
This article is a preliminary study of a spatial form known as the bund, which developed in the treaty ports of East Asia from the mid-nineteenth century to the Second World War. Though now generallyExpand
Colonial Takao: the making of a southern metropolis
This article explores the relationship between colonial ideologies and urban planning in the context of the pre-war Japanese empire. It does so by examining the second largest city in what wasExpand
QuJianghua : Disposing of and Re-appraising the Remnants of Chiang Kai-shek’s Reign on Taiwan
This article explores attempts that were made by pro-independence political forces in Taiwan between the mid-1990s and 2008 to purge the remnants of the Chiang Kai-shek personality cult from Taiwan’sExpand
Recycling Personality Cults: Observations of the Reactions to Madame Chiang Kai‐Shek’s Death in Taiwan
Abstract This article explores government, party and media reactions in Taiwan to the death of Madame Chiang Kai‐shek in October 2003. In doing so, it sheds light on the ways in which the rituals,Expand
Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas: The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia
1. Rethinking Transnationalism 2. Defining Amoy-Dialect Cinema 3. Origins and Development 4. The Shaping of a Cinema 5. The 'New Amoy-Dialect Films' 6. A Cold-War Industry 7. The End of Amoy-DialectExpand