3. Feudalism in Japan
(definition): Japan was dominated by the powerful regional families (daimyo) and the military rule of
Four Attributes of Feudalism
o 1. Closed social classesno class mobility in Japan because family determined social statu
Global Chinese Cinema and Cultural Studies: EALC 150
Reading: Chines-Language Film: Historiography, Poetics, Politics
Geographical, Historical, and Thematic Context:
a. Chinese speaking communities across national boundaries
2. The Soviet Model and the Maoist Model of Development (from Ogden)
- Soviet Model of Development: In the early years of the Chinese Communist Party rule (1921),
China's leaders used the Soviet model of development in education, the legal system, and the
1. Differences between the Chinese and Japanese images and stereotypes that were shown in TV episodes.
- Chinese are usually depicted as cold, evil, cunning, and distrustful individuals. Such stereotypes date
as far back as the late 1800s and were caused
14. Red Guards in China
A group of students that Mao summoned to be the frontline implementers of the Cultural Revolution
and to protect Communism.
o Willing hearts ignited youth They carried Little Red Books in their hands and went from
12. Frances Moulders analysis of Chinese and Japanese modernization
Moulder, a world economist theorist, asserts that external/imperialist factors were the catalyst for
stagnation of China and the rapid industrialization of Japan.
The geography and avai
10. Why Japan was more successful in modernizing than China (according to the Nova series The
Genius that Was China)
In WWII, Japan threatened China and the West, as China failed to bend to the winds of change.
Japanese rulers were more comfortable with
8. Chinas Red Capitalists (from Ogden)
Todays CCP wants the best and brightest of the land as members, and it wants it to represent the
people more broadly.
The CCP wants to represent not just the workers and the peasants, but all the peoples interests,
6. The Marketing of Mao (from Ogden)
Maos reemergence in Chinese society as a commodity
After Mao died, China went through a de-Maoification program where they stripped all of Maos
images from the country.
However, in 1989, a Mao craze started, where c
5. Great Leap Forward
DescriptionMaos economic and social plan to use Chinas vast population to rapidly transform
mainland China from a primarily agrarian economy dominated by peasant farmers into a modern,
industrialized Communist society
4. Deng Xiaoping and his legacy
Descriptionleader of the Communist Party in China and ruler of the Peoples Republic of China
from the late 1970s to the early 1990s
His impactInitially, he supported Mao, but after the Great Leap Forward, he started socia
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