From colonial port to socialist metropolis : imperialist legacies and the making of 'New Dalian'
Hess, Christian A.. (2011) From colonial port to socialist metropolis : imperialist legacies and the making of 'New Dalian'. Urban History, Vol.38 (No.3). pp. 373-390. ISSN 0963-9268
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This article explores the transformation of the city of Dalian from a colonial export port to an industrialized core city of the Japanese wartime empire and finally a model production city of the People's Republic of China. These shifts in the economic and political function of the city also resulted in complex identity issues for Dalian's urban residents. Dalian's rise reminds that there were trajectories of urban development and modernity in China which were different from that of Shanghai. Dalian provides an important, local view of the transition from empire to nation in this strategically important part of Manchuria.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > DS Asia|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > History|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Dalian (Liaoning Sheng, China) -- History, Dalian (Liaoning Sheng, China) -- Politics and government, Dalian (Liaoning Sheng, China) -- Economic conditions|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Urban History|
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Official Date:||December 2011|
|Page Range:||pp. 373-390|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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