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Hong Kong Media and Asia's Cold War discusses how China, Taiwan, and the U.S. fought to mobilize Hong Kong cinema and print media to sway ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia and across the world. Central to this propaganda and psychological warfare was the emigre media industry. This period was the “golden age” of Mandarin cinema and popular culture. Throughout the 1967 Riots and the 1970s, the emergence of a new, local-born generation challenged and reshaped the Cold War networks of émigré cultural production, contributing to the gradual decline of Hong Kong's cultural Cold War. Through untapped archival materials, contemporary sources, and numerous interviews with filmmakers, magazine editors, and student activists, Po-Shek Fu explores how global conflicts were localized and intertwined with myriad local historical experiences and cultural formation.
Po-Shek Fu is Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His work focuses on US-China cultural relations, Chinese-language cinemas, and war and culture interactions. He is the author of China Forever: Shaw Brothers and Diasporic Cinema and Between Shanghai and Hong Kong: The Politics of Chinese Cinemas, and co-editor of The Cold War and Asian Cinemas.
Table of Contents
East Meets West: Crossroads in The Cold War
Third Force in Exile: Chinese Student Weekly and Cultural Cold War, 1952-1960
American Cinematic Intervention: Asia Pictures and The Asia Foundation
Making “China” in Hong Kong: The Shaw Brothers Movietown
Epilogue: “My City” In Flux
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