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Once Upon a Time in China
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Jeff Yang, Art Black
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Looks at the cinematic art of mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan discussing the creativity of Chinese film, and exploring the intertwined traditions of the three regions and their influence on movies.
The Politics of Time in China and Japan
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Viren Murthy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-24 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Drawing on a wide range of texts and using an interdisciplinary approach, this volume shows how Chinese and Japanese intellectuals mobilized the past to create a better future. It is especially significant today given a world where, amidst tensions within Asia and the rise of China, East Asian intellectuals and
Once Upon a Time in America
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Thompson K. George
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-22 - Publisher: iUniverse

'Thompson' K. George, author of ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, shares with the world an intriguing and yet very heart-wrenching eye-witness account of events that was and still being inflicted on mankind by public figures in the 21st century in America....some of which remains best kept secrets to most
Asian Cinemas
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Dimitris Eleftheriotis, Gary Needham
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Asian cinema is an area of increasing interest in Anglo-US film studies while Asian films are now widely distributed and popular with western audiences. The fascination with Asian cinema must be examined in the context of a complex and often problematic relationship between western scholars, students, viewers and Asian films.
Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Hai Ren
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-04 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in