030807 - CHIN339 03/08/07 I. Colonial Modernity a. A lot of...

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CHIN339 03/08/07 I. Colonial Modernity a. A lot of the influences come from the imperial/colonial efforts to invade / take up China’s market, but China was never colonized like India (except HK, limited concessions). Never a vast Western influence to the mainland. II. Li Jin Hui a. Mission is always double fold i. How to introduce Western music into China (to enlighten them) ii. How to preserve / revive Chinese tradition in the field of music b. How to understand popular culture c. Efforts to promote Mandarin Chinese (pu tong hua – vernacular Chinese) – something produced / constructed by Chinese intellectuals (1921 – birth of Mandarin Chinese that exists today). Before 1921 – guan hua, also Mandarin Chinese but they were used by the officials of the Chinese empire (Mandarin officials of the dynasties). Belonged to a group of intellectuals that promoted the use of vernacular language in elementary schools. d.
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