Chapter 2 The Influence of Cold War Currents on Chinese Émigré Intellectuals

In: Chinese Émigré Intellectuals and Their Quest for Liberal Values in the Cold War, 1949–1969

Purchase instant access (PDF download and unlimited online access):



This chapter analyzes the impact of global Cold War currents on the Chinese émigrés, as the adherents of different schools of thought could hardly avoid encountering this global phenomenon in the 1950s. Their responses were, however, diverse. Many of the liberals yielded to the currents, but others, especially the hardcore moderate socialists, did not.