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Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie V. Wallace (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Focusing on a diverse cast of characters and/or depraved actions polemicized by writers from the Spring and Autumn period (771-476 B.C.E.) through the Song dynasty (960-1279 C.E.), this volume places ... More

Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Choson Korea

Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Choson Korea

Don Baker and Franklin Rausch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866266
eISBN:
9780824875633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A study of Korea’s first significant encounter with Western civilization, this work analyzes how Koreans reacted to Catholicism imported from China at the end of the 18th century. It explores the ... More

Educating MonksMinority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Thomas A. Borchert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Educating Monks examines the education and training of novices and young Buddhist monks of a Tai minority group on China’s Southwest border. The Buddhists of this region, the Dai-lue, are Chinese ... More

Encounters Old and New in World HistoryEssays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Alan Karras and Laura J. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This volume responds to provocations that Jerry Bentley tendered in his scholarship and through his professional activities. The collection interrogates the institutional settings, disciplinary ... More

The Fractal SelfScience, Philosophy, and the Evolution of Human Cooperation

The Fractal Self: Science, Philosophy, and the Evolution of Human Cooperation

John L. Culliney and David Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866617
eISBN:
9780824875763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866617.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“The Fractal Self” traces fresh insights on the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to sociobiology and human culture. The book posits that on every scale, complex structure and function and ... More

Genshin's Ojōyōshū and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan

Genshin's Ojōyōshū and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan

Robert F. Rhodes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872489
eISBN:
9780824875701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872489.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Ōjōyōshū, written by the Heian period Tendai monk Genshin (942-1017), played a pivotal role in establishing Pure Land Buddhism in Japan. This book is a study of the central teachings of the ... More

Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli OlaPathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Winona K. Mesiona Lee and Mele A. Look (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872731
eISBN:
9780824875718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872731.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The book highlights the historic and groundbreaking work by doctors, researchers, and healthcare providers to improve the health and well-being of Native Hawaiians. Through program descriptions, ... More

Myanmar in the Fifteenth CenturyA Tale of Two Kingdoms

Myanmar in the Fifteenth Century: A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Michael A. Aung-Thwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867836
eISBN:
9780824875688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867836.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When the kingdom of Pagan—representing the “classical state” and “golden age” of Myanmar—declined politically by the early fourteenth century, Upper Myanmar reconstituted itself into three smaller ... More

Okinawa's GI BridesTheir Lives in America

Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America

Etsuko Takushi Crissey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824856489
eISBN:
9780824875619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856489.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The disproportionate U.S, military presence in Okinawa, which began with the 1945 battle followed by twenty-seven years under U.S. military occupation, continues to this day. It has brought deadly ... More

Pacific AmericaHistories of Transoceanic Crossings

Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Lon Kurashige (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book explores international relations, migration, diaspora, trade, war, conquest, and historical memory within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first ... More

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