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  1. Beyond apologies

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Eberlein's. Having grown up in Chongqing despising the US and all its works during the Cultural Revolution, she now lives in Massachusetts with her American husband Bob and has swapped a scientific ... immigrants who experienced the Cultural Revolution and Americans who had a far different impression of the time,' she says. 'But I have to say that as a writer, the ultimate reward comes ...

  2. Wolf at the door

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... of the Cultural Revolution madness in particular and Han Chinese arrogance in general, the power of the story, its strong characters and the atmospheric descriptions of nomadic life on the Inner Mongolian grasslands have helped it shift 70,000 hardback copies in English. The story has an autobiographical core. The main character, Chen, is a Cultural Revolution-era student who is sent ...

  3. On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet by various University of California Press, HK$200 The defending soldiers brandished only copies of Chairman Mao's 'little red ... perished. The massacre happened at Bagor, in Nyemo County west of Lhasa, during Tibet's version of the Cultural Revolution 40 years ago. A Maoist sect called Gyenlo, spearheaded by one ...

  4. Shades of a Cultural Revolution revival

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... was acting on her own initiative. These displays bring back chilling memories of the Cultural Revolution when children of parents being paraded through the streets for taking the 'capitalist ... of the Cultural Revolution means that the government has reverted to behaviour that belies claims that the nation has changed for the better. Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong-based journalist and entrepreneur ...

  5. Cultural revolution

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they all have different rhythms- some are very intimate works of a personal nature and some are big, bold things. Not everything has to be big and shiny. Chinese art and culture are many ... red and yellow work featuring advertising slogans and banners that was commissioned for the exhibition. Inspired by commercial imagery in China and the political iconography of the Cultural ...

  6. Alternative culture promises a revolution

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Michael Pettis

    ... interesting, if little-heralded, stories in China must be the very rapid growth over the past few years of a genuine alternative culture. The audience is still small, but it is growing fast. In many ... that China's alternative culture scene is a large and important part of Chinese youth culture, but the speed with which it is growing, the ferocious loyalty it generates among its young followers ...

  7. Upheaval in the eyes of a child

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... two well-respected doctors, in Wuhan. It's 1972, and Cultural Revolution is poised to change young Ling's life beyond all recognition. Revolution is not a Dinner Party is the story ... children have to stop being children very suddenly and this is exactly what happened to Ling and thousands like her during the Cultural Revolution. Ling doesn't understand why her life ...

  8. Through the past, darkly

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... in the tumult of the Cultural Revolution. But he also knew that to write a book 'you need more than memories', you need an idea. His idea was to avoid the pattern of some writers from what he ... they recall their past during the Cultural Revolution, they are the victims. They talk about how they were hurt and victimised, but I found that they also did things that were wrong and harmed other ...

  9. National pride inspires collector to donate HK$800m in relics

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Cultural Revolution and my parents were repeatedly purged in public criticism sessions. I saw the Red Guards storm across the country in the name of patriotism. They smashed, burned and destroyed ... blatant humiliation to the Chinese. Such speculation on Chinese cultural relics lost overseas will do no good to our motherland and our people. I would not take part [in such auctions]. So from ...

  10. In times of political turmoil, children find inner strength

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... doctor parents in Wuhan. It's 1972, and China's Cultural Revolution is poised to change young Ling's life beyond all recognition. Ying Chang Compestine's debut Revolution ... is much more than just a bridge over water. Slowly, with the Cultural Revolution gaining momentum, the Changs' middle-class life is thrown into turmoil. Comrade Li converts Dr Chang's ...




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