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Voices in RevolutionPoetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China

Voices in Revolution: Poetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China

John A. Crespi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833657
eISBN:
9780824868871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833657.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China's century of revolutionary change has been heard as much as seen, and nowhere is this more evident than in an auditory history of the modern Chinese poem. From Lu Xun's seminal writings on ... More

Waves of ResistanceSurfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Isaiah Helekunihi Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834623
eISBN:
9780824871703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Surfing has been a significant sport and cultural practice in Hawai'i for more than 1,500 years. In the last century, facing increased marginalization on land, many Native Hawaiians have found ... More

We Fought the Navy and WonGuam's Quest for Democracy

We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Doloris Coulter Cogan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is a carefully documented yet impassioned recollection of Guam's struggle to liberate itself from the absolutist rule of the U.S. Navy. It concentrates on five crucial years, 1945–1950, ... More

Wild Man from BorneoA Cultural History of the Orangutan

Wild Man from Borneo: A Cultural History of the Orangutan

Robert Cribb, Helen Gilbert, and Helen Tiffin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837143
eISBN:
9780824869779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837143.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Arguably the most humanlike of all the great apes, particularly in intelligence and behavior, the orangutan has been cherished, used, and abused ever since it was first brought to the attention of ... More

Women Pre-ScriptedForging Modern Roles through Korean Print

Women Pre-Scripted: Forging Modern Roles through Korean Print

Ji-Eun Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839260
eISBN:
9780824868178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839260.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Women Pre-Scripted uses newspapers and magazines, between the 1896 and 1934, and literary works published up to 1942, as case studies to discuss the progress and consequences of prescriptive reading ... More

Working towards the MonarchyThe Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok

Working towards the Monarchy: The Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok

Serhat Ünaldi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855727
eISBN:
9780824868673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The long reign of Thailand’s King Bhumibol is coming to an end. Meanwhile, the country is stuck in a perpetual political crisis: Royalists try to keep the monarchy at the apex of the Thai order while ... More

Writers of the Winter RepublicLiterature and Resistance in Park Chung Hee’s Korea

Writers of the Winter Republic: Literature and Resistance in Park Chung Hee’s Korea

Youngju Ryu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839871
eISBN:
9780824868383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839871.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1975, a young high school teacher took the stage at a prayer meeting in a southwestern Korean city to recite a poem called “The Winter Republic.” The poem became an anthem against the military ... 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

Zhuangzi and the Happy Fish

Zhuangzi and the Happy Fish

Roger T. Ames and Takahiro Nakajima (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846831
eISBN:
9780824868185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846831.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume of essays constitutes an attempt by a community of international scholars to provide their own exegesis of one of the most frequently rehearsed anecdotes of the Zhuangzi that is often ... 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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