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In the Red On Contemporary Chinese Culture

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ISBN-10: 0231106157

ISBN-13: 9780231106153

Edition: N/A

Authors: Geremie Barm�, Geremie R. Barm�

List price: $42.00
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China, Geremie R. Barm notes, has become one of the greatest writing and publishing nations on the planet, and both cultural activists and the state are embroiled in debates about the production and distribution of its cultural products. But what happens when global culture and Chinese capitalist-socialism meet in the marketplace? In the Redinvestigates what goes on behind the rhetoric of the official Chinese government and the dissident community and provides a unique perspective on mainstream Western perceptions of cultural developments, artistic freedom, and popular lifestyles in China today. Illustrated with fascinating cartoons and photographs and rich with facts, anecdotes, and…    
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 0.61" wide x 0.90" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Introduction: A Culture in the Red
The Chinese Velvet Prison
An Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove
Traveling Heavy
The Apotheosis of the Liumang
The Graying of Chinese Culture
Consuming t-shirts in Beijing
Packaged Dissent
Artful Marketing
ccptm & Adcult prc
To Screw Foreigners Is Patriotic
Kowtowing to the Vulgar
Totalitarian Nostalgia Postscript: Springtime in Beijing
Appendix Screw You, Too Chinese
Glossary
Index