Posted by Eric Couillard on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 11:02 AM
The new issue of the China Heritage Quarterly is now online, with a focus on Shanghai. Here’s some highlights:
Emily Hahn Does ‘All-Under-Heaven’
A Daniel Sanderson article about wild woman Emily ‘Mickey’ Hahn and her relationship with poet Sinmay Zau in 1930s Shanghai.
“She smoked large cigars, drank with gusto and maintained a chaotic love life across several continents, all the while providing a steady series of witty, well-turned essays and stories to Harold Ross, her editor at The New Yorker.”
Yawning Heights: Chan Koon-chung’s Harmonious China
The History Lessons of Yuan Tengfei
China Media Timeline
Major media events over the last three decades
Danwei Model Workers
The latest recommended blogs and new media
Front Page of the Day
A different newspaper every weekday
From the Vault
Classic Danwei posts
+ Culture and corporate propaganda in Soho Xiaobao (2007.11): Mid-2007 issues of Soho Xiaobao (SOHO小报), illustrating the complicated identity of in-house magazines run by real estate companies.
+ Internet executives complain about excessive Net censorship (2010.03): Internet executives complain about excessive Net censorship at an officially sanctioned meeting in Shenzhen.
+ Crowd-sourced cheating on the 2010 gaokao (2010.06): A student in Sichuan seeks help with the ancient Chinese section of this year's college entrance exam -- while the test is going on!