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419 Index A Aaltola, Mika, 278, 279 Acheson, Dean, xxxi activism: artists and, 313, 317, 321, 342, 404; in China, 8, 47, 52, 65–66, 72, 76, 81–83, 320, 364 (n. 5); conversion and, 50; harassment and, 73; HIV/AIDS and, 239; in Hong Kong, 373, 403; lawyers and, 48, 68–69, 212–13, 312; online, 320, 380, 404; synecdoche and, x, 52, 79, 83; Tibetan, 119, 120, 123, 127 (n. 24), 400; transnational, 118; U.S. aid to, 80–81; wordplay and, 339, 340. See also Ai Weiwei; Chen Guangcheng; Liu Xiaobo Age of Empire, The (Hobsbawm), xxi Agres, Ted, 189 Ahmad, Aijaz, 126 (n. 16) Ai Weiwei (artist): activism of, 304, 305, 322, 365 (n. 7), 380; censorship of, 322, 323, 324; detainment of, 305, 321; grass mud horse meme and, 305, 337 (n. 56); as human rights activist, 321; ideology of, 322; internet use by, 304, 313, 322, 324, 380; netizens and art of, 322; performance artwork of, 305, 323– 25, 328, 395; “798” studio of, 368 (n. 45); social media used by, 365 420 Index (n. 7); as synecdoche, 321–22, 325; Tiananmen Square images of, 324, 325, 337 (n. 58); tourist’s knowledge of, 306, 368 (n. 45). Works: “Grass Mud Horse Covering the Middle,” 322–23, 337 (nn. 53, 56); Hexie, 317, 336 (n. 33); Sunflower Seeds, 355 “Ai Weiwei grass mud horse,” 337 (n. 56) ai zi bing. See AIDS AIDS: as ai zi bing, 239; digital magazines and, 244; as kong ai, 240; kong ju and, 245; phobia of, 235, 240, 243–45, 247, 265, 269 (n. 26); transmission of, 240, 248–50; as tuo kong, 246. See also HIV; HIV/AIDS air pollution, 149, 177, 181–84, 196, 271–72, 380 Alibaba “Dragon” symbolism, xxxii, xliv (n. 88) allegiance, xxiii, 147; class and, xxi; modernity and, 116; imaginings and, xxii, 75; in Tibet, 111, 113, 115 allegory, 378 alternative modernity, 93, 104; China and, 95, 103, 105, 108, 173; Tibet and, 5, 105, 108 Anand, Dibyesh, 119 Anderson, Benedict: Imagined Communities by, 15, 109; on nationalism and paradox, xxiv–xxv, xxviii, 15, 110–11, 112, 238–39, 402; risk and, 277 Anti-Japanese War, 12, 37, 41 (n. 32) Appadurai, Arjun, 115–16, 238 Aradau, Claudia, 211–12 art: artist enclaves and, 341, 358, 359; AskArt.com reflects, 355, 368 (n. 48); censorship and, 306, 340–41; China’s Biennale at “798,” 346; Chinese artist interviews on, 342, 348–54, 357–58, 361, 365 (n. 11), 366 (n. 13); dissent and, xxvii; international consumption and, 403; market for contemporary, 360, 403; at Nanjing Massacre Museum, 162, 163; postmodern, 403; resistance via internet in, 304; social imaginary reshaped by, 323, 325, 333, 342, 363; tourist knowledge of, 306–7, 368 (n. 45). See also Ai Weiwei; Liu Bolin; “798” Art Zone ART (antiviral therapy), 254 artists, Chinese, 341, 345, 353–56, 361–63, 368 (nn. 45–46). See also Ai Weiwei; Liu Bolin; performance art Ashcroft, Bill, 104 Asia: “pivot” policy and, xv, xxxix (n. 19), 6, 51, 54, 55; TPP nations in, 51, 54 Asia Institute, xv Asia’s Cauldron (Kaplan), 397 AskArt.com, 355, 368 (n. 48) Attitudes toward History (Burke), xxii Australia, 51, 54, 312, 348, 404 Autry, Greg, xi Avedon, John, 92 avian influenza A (H7N9), 293; in Anhui, 283; as “Bird Flu,” 294 (n. 6); “Bird flu” headlines and, 277, Index 421 283, 285; China’s delayed reporting of, 280–81, 286–87; China’s English-language news coverage of, 171, 273–75, 279, 286–88, 292, 296 (n. 21), 402; China’s nationhood and, 273; China’s 1980s outbreak of, 278; China’s 2013 outbreak of, 271, 277, 279–81; citizenry and, 273; cold-pressed food and, 288, 299 (n. 87); contagion/mutation dialectic package and, 282, 284; CPC media and, 273, 274, 281; death from, 277–78, 279, 281; discourse on, 267 (n. 10), 402; economy impacted by, 285–87; global versus local concepts and, 171, 172, 273; in Hong Kong, 172–73, 182, 267 (n. 10), 279, 282; human intervention and, 276, 291; imaginaries and, 171, 172, 273; lethality of, 271; in MOH and, 277, 279; mutation and, 279, 284; in Nanjing, 282, 283; narratives conflict about, 402; nationhood and, 272; pandemic scare and, 278, 291; prevention of, 280, 282, 286–90, 290 fig. 1; quarantine and, 278, 282; risk and, 171, 267 (n. 10), 273, 275, 281, 283, 288, 290; SARS and, 172, 274, 278–82, 284, 287, 291; in Shanghai, 277...

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9781609175399
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9781611862577
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1001925113
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501
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2017-08-30
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