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Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Sherry D. Fowler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856229
eISBN:
9780824872977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856229.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

When Kannon (Avalokiteśvara in Sanskrit) appears in multiple manifestations, the compassionate Buddhist deity’s magnificent powers are believed to increase to even greater heights. This book examines ... More

Asian Traditions of Meditation

Asian Traditions of Meditation

Halvor Eifring (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855680
eISBN:
9780824873028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855680.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Meditation has flourished in different parts of the world ever since the foundations of the great civilizations were laid. It played a vital role in the formation of Asian cultures that trace much of ... More

Food and Power in Hawai'iVisions of Food Democracy

Food and Power in Hawai'i: Visions of Food Democracy

Aya Hirata Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824858537
eISBN:
9780824873042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What are the challenges to the food system in Hawai‘i? Food and Power explores issues facing the way we eat and produce (or do not produce) food in Hawai‘i. Given Hawai‘i’s island geography, high ... More

Recite and RefuseContemporary Chinese Prose Poetry

Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry

Nick Admussen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856526
eISBN:
9780824873011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856526.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a genre study and genre history of prose poetry in China that begins during the Hundred Flowers Movement (1956) with authors Ke Lan and Guo Feng, describes prose poets of the 1980s such ... More

Trans-Pacific Japanese American StudiesConversations on Race and Racializations

Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Begun as a conversation among scholars of Japanese American studies in Japan and the United States, Transpacific Japanese American Studies is conceived of as an engagement across national archives, ... More

Writing Pregnancy in Low-Fertility Japan

Writing Pregnancy in Low-Fertility Japan

Amanda C. Seaman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824859886
eISBN:
9780824872960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859886.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Writing Pregnancy in Low Fertility Japan analyzes the literary representations of pregnancy and childbirth by Japanese women in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century—work notable not ... More

The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

Jerome Silbergeld and Eugene Y. Wang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824846763
eISBN:
9780824873035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846763.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The zoomorphic imagination of Chinese artists was inhabited by some animals as carefully observed and rendered as in any scientific study, by other animals bred from sheer fantasy or concocted from ... More

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