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Passivity, Resistance, and Collaboration

Intellectual Choices in Occupied Shanghai, 1937-1945

by Poshek Fu

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: Second World War,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Asia - China,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • History / China

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928994M
    ISBN 100804727961
    ISBN 109780804727969

    French artists and intellectuals hardly escaped from the war unscathed. With the start ofthe war in the summer ofhe continued to be inspired by the hope that the humanitarian Reviews 97 values he had embraced during the May Fourth period, notably respect for human dignity and individual freedom, could be realized by a nation reborn in the crucible ofwar, and that literature could serve as a catalyst for their realization. Their focus is almost exclusively on coping. See pp. At the same time, the literature on collective violence has almost completely overlooked another crucial group of actors: the victims.

    The Jewish police in the Zhmerinka ghetto collaborated with the Holocaust perpetrators, whereas the Jewish authorities in the Khmel'nik ghetto are usually not accused of collaboration. But overall, more than a few of these men and women prospered. During its course, individuals can form and change opinions, gather and evaluate information, and choose and modify their behavior. Where in the end, Hugo is shot, Jean also seeks death but may survive.

    Their focus is almost exclusively on coping. In recent decades substantial attention has been devoted to studying the behavior of the perpetrators of violence in genocides and mass killings, civil wars, and uprisings. Mozart came in second with thirty-five. Marrus ed. In political science, the most famous typology of individual behavior is Albert Hirschman's "Exit, Voice, and Loyalty" framework.


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Passivity, Resistance, and Collaboration book

His father, Mu Jingting — was a banker and gold speculator, who apparently had died of exhaustion and depression after losing money in bad speculations. I would invite anyone who dares pass judgment to carry out upon himself, with sincerity, a conceptual experiment: let him imagine, if he Passivity, that he has lived for months or years in a ghetto, tormented by chronic hunger, fatigue … and humiliation; that he has seen die around him, one-by-one, his beloved; that he is cut off from the world, unable to receive or transmit news; that finally, he is loaded on to a train, and Collaboration book or a hundred persons to a boxcar, that he travels towards the unknown, blindly, for sleepless days and nights; and that he is at Resistance flung inside the walls of an indecipherable inferno.

Everything we did was equivocal; we never quite knew whether we were doing right or wrong; a subtle poison corrupted even our best actions. Victims of all ages, genders, and walks of life — whether they are Jews, Tutsis, or Armenians — are ordinary people who are forced to act in the face of extraordinary dangers.

While Hugo and she are talking, other comrades knock on the door. The first chapter takes as its primary subject the fiction writer and poet Wang Tongzhao, whom Fu uses to illustrate the phenomenon ofpassivity. Some of them produced masterpieces. Join the Resistance? This is due in part to the strong competition for funding in the department and in part to the vigorous program that includes research knowledge of two non-English languages such as Chinese and Japanese.

Now it asks why the Jews did not fight. During its course, individuals can form and change opinions, gather and evaluate information, and choose and modify their behavior.

He seems to manipulate others to gain control of the whole country, once the Nazis leave a power-vacuum. Google Scholar 2. Yet, when she nearly dies from an illegal abortion, he takes care of her.

There are questions like what happened, why, where? And most of them, unlike their counterparts farther east, survived to argue another day. Give Now China The University of Illinois offers one of the most dynamic and innovative graduate programs in Chinese history in the country.

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Mu Shiying

This theme article is a stub. The key distinction between the two is the intended goal of the actions taken. He hopes she will shelter him, as he has been Resistance from prison. Knopf, pp. Share this:. Career[ edit ] Mu wrote over 50 short stories, several novels, screenplays, and numerous essays during his short lifetime.

To be sure, the leniency was hardly consistent. Fu's major concern is to challenge what he sees as an overly simplistic, one-dimensional formulation of the choices and motives ofpeople living under Japanese domination; he seeks to illuminate what, quoting Primo Levi, he terms the "grey zone" of moral ambiguity that pervaded the period.

We must arm ourselves, not using the useless vote that will always be worth only as much as a tyrant wants, but rather with effective and less naive weapons whose utilization will bring us ascendant evolution instead of the regressive one praised by pacifist activists. French cities, in comparison with Polish or Soviet or German cities, survived the war relatively unscathed.

After the twentieth century, no one should still need to be disabused of the notion that artists and intellectuals are moral exemplars. His short stories conveyed in dream-like fashion the experience of living in the modern city and included many episodes in nightclubs and cabarets.

There are many people here still who made a lot of money. Quoted in R. In fact, throughout modern times, for all the attraction of French intellectuals to the ideological extremes, French politics have been defined just as much by competing attempts to occupy the ideological center.

There were also those who fought back, weapons in hand.Passivity writhes in resistance to the progressive impulse of revolution.

Passivity and Rebellion (29 de Agosto ), The Russian is a consistent passivist. Salvation comes to man without his personal collaboration, and even the priest plays no individual part here.

This is why in Russia (as in the east) the monk is held in much higher. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Passivity, Resistance, and Collaboration: Intellectual Choices in Occupied Shanghai, (Paperback) at sylvaindez.comnd: Poshek Fu.

Confronting Passivity and Collaboration. Facing intense physical and psychological intimidation, the official Jewish leadership most often took a stance of passivity or collaboration.

There was an “almost complete lack of resistance” according to historian Raul Hilberg. Insofar as there was resistance, it was nonviolent throughout the s. Passivity, Resistance, and Collaboration: Intellectual Choices in Occupied Shanghai, by Fu, Poshek and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at sylvaindez.com Nov 04,  · Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Focusing on the responses of writers in Shanghai to the Japanese occupation, this book corrects the postwar conception of occupied China as a field of conflict between selfless resisters and shameless collaborators by showing a complexity and ambiguity of moral choices that defies such stereotyping.