Category Archives: Nationalism

The Householder Elite: Buddhist Activism in Shanghai, 1920-1956. By JAMES BROOKS JESSUP. (Review by Erik J. Hammerstrom)

The Householder Elite: Buddhist Activism in Shanghai, 1920-1956. By JAMES BROOKS JESSUP. University of California, Berkeley, 2010. 95 pp. (single-spaced) Primary Advisor: Wen-hsin Yeh. This dissertation studies the role that Shanghai’s elites played in constructing a new lay Buddhist identity … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, China, East Asia, Fields, History of Buddhism, Japan, KMT, Nationalism, Periodicals, Religious History, Shanghai Municipal Archives, University of California Berkeley, Yeh, Wen-hsin | Leave a comment

Fascism, Cultural Revolution, and National Sovereignty in 1930s China. By MARGARET CLINTON. (Review by Kristin Mulready-Stone)

Fascism, Cultural Revolution, and National Sovereignty in 1930s China. By Margaret Clinton. New York University, 2009. 344 pp. Advisor: Rebecca Karl Margaret Clinton provides in-depth analysis of Chinese fascism’s intellectual content through a study of articles published in fascist and … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Advisors, Alma Mater, China, Fields, Karl, Rebecca, KMT, KMT published manuals and periodicals, Nationalism, New York University, Periodicals, Themes and Subfields | 2 Comments

“Give Me a Day, and I Will Give You the World”: Chinese Fiction Periodicals in Global Context, 1900-1910. By DUN WANG. (Review by Yvon Wang).

“Give Me a Day, and I Will Give You the World”: Chinese Fiction Periodicals in Global Context, 1900-1910. By Dun Wang. University of California, Berkeley, 2008. 211 pp. Advisor: Andrew F. Jones. Give Me a Day analyzes early 20th-century serialized … Continue reading

Posted in 2008, Alma Mater, China, East Asia, Jones, Andrew, Literary history, Nationalism, Novels and short stories, Periodicals, Qing dynasty, Uncategorized, University of California Berkeley, Urban History | Leave a comment

Organizing Shanghai’s Youth: Communist, Nationalist, and Collaborationist Strategies, 1920-1942. By KRISTIN MULREADY-STONE (Review by Maggie Clinton)

Organizing Shanghai’s Youth: Communist, Nationalist, and Collaborationist Strategies, 1920-1942. By KRISTIN MULREADY-STONE. Yale University, 2009. 334 pp. Advisor: Jonathan D. Spence. Kristin Mulready-Stone’s dissertation documents the organization and activities of party-affiliated youth organizations in Shanghai from 1920-1942. Consisting of six … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, CCP, China, East Asia, Memoirs, Nationalism, Periodicals, Shanghai Municipal Archives, Spence, Jonathan, Yale University | Leave a comment