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Author: Adam S. Rock

Japanese POWs as problematic, and became a strict enforcer of all official regulations that could make life as hard as possible for the Japanese in his care. When Ensign Kazuo Sakamaki, normally a model prisoner with no history of disobedience was transferred to Camp Kennedy from Camp McCoy, a penknife was

In: War and Stereotypes

living, affordable housing, warm human relations, good quality of life, a hospitable environment, and good health insurance system, it is highly likely that they return eventually. This research therefore suggests the loosening (鬆動) of patrilocal residence in Hong Kong’s modern and rapidly changing

In: Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives

Introduction Many families migrate for better opportunities in life and a better future for their children. This process often disconnects individuals from their extended family and support networks, including significant social and cultural connections. 1 However, with globalization and

In: Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives
Author: Colin Alexander

international governmental organisations. This article argues that, far from an attempt to morally coerce policymakers into permitting it membership to the world’s primary healthcare body, the island’s interest in the wha and other international organisations is primarily motivated by a broader desire to keep

In: International Journal of Taiwan Studies
Author: Jianbang Deng

suffer a significant loss of your ability at global competitiveness in the future. From my viewpoint as a young person, I see better work opportunities abroad than at home. 2 Before I migrated here, I worked in banking for most of my life and held senior positions. Among them, I even acted as a

In: Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives
Author: Paul Bevan

, the male protagonist’s perambulations round the city, and notably, from a textual perspective, the likening of punctuation marks on the page to living things – in this case ants. In later life Hei Ying pointed to Mu Shiying’s interest in the writings of John Dos Passos (1896–1970), and a nod towards

In: ‘Intoxicating Shanghai’ – An Urban Montage
Author: Wang Fanxi

in its entirety, and, from beginning to end, without any exception, infuse into it the life-stream of the living proletarian cause, thereby cutting the ground from under the old, semi-Oblomov, semi-shopkeeper Russian principle: the writer does the writing, the reader does the reading. 1

In: Mao Zedong Thought
Author: Nanny Kim

representations of transporters as poor drifters eking out a living on the margins of society, and reinforced by outside views on poverty, it might be assumed that the transport trade was founded on an exploited and marginalised labour force. Circumstantial evidence in earlier chapters of specialised skills

In: Mountain Rivers, Mountain Roads: Transport in Southwest China, 1700‐1850
Author: Nanny Kim

, by contrast, was a task that shaped life along the transport routes. The numbers demonstrate that full reliance on recruited commoners would indeed have placed an unbearable burden on local populations. If every household served once per year, as Wang Taiyue suggests (see below), the system would

In: Mountain Rivers, Mountain Roads: Transport in Southwest China, 1700‐1850
Author: Guannan Li

Movement, 1932–37 Abstract This paper, the first examination of the urban reconstruction of Nanchang, headquarters of the New Life Movement during a period of “National Revival” from 1932 – 37, presents a fresh understanding of the Guomindang (GMD) New Life Movement. By framing the Nanchang urban

In: Frontiers of History in China