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Eastern Illinois University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Critical Fantasies: Structure Of Chinese Folk Tales, Saihanjula He Jan 2000

Critical Fantasies: Structure Of Chinese Folk Tales, Saihanjula He

Masters Theses

Folk tales provide a unique source of information for cultural studies. They come from the people. Springing from the people's imagination in a social context, they carry historical truths, stir up political undercurrents, and reveal social facts that official history books will not and cannot tell. In a time when writing was a privileged form of expression, the oral folk tale popularly communicated the injustices committed by the upper class, and gave the powerless voices of their own. Common themes of folk tales all reflect, to various degrees, the people's desires to rise above environmental, cultural, social and ...


Social Dependency And Chinese Political Economic Reform, Jiang Li Jan 1988

Social Dependency And Chinese Political Economic Reform, Jiang Li

Masters Theses

This study of Chinese politics, economics, society and culture is intended to contribute to better understanding of the contemporary reforms in China. This task was not easy due to the facts that China has not been open to direct observation, and its policies were influenced by unpredicted changes.

This thesis is concerned with the reforms and changes that occurred during the years starting 1978 up to the present time. In 1978, the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Communist Party of the Chinese Central Committee in Beijing, marked the beginning of the reforms in China. The Chinese leaders made efforts ...


Political Domination By The Military In The People's Republic Of China Since 1965, Thermpojana Chamarakula Jan 1973

Political Domination By The Military In The People's Republic Of China Since 1965, Thermpojana Chamarakula

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The China Factor In Arms Control And Disarmament, Yung-Laung Fang Jan 1973

The China Factor In Arms Control And Disarmament, Yung-Laung Fang

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.