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Embodied NationSport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos

Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos

Simon Creak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838898
eISBN:
9780824869724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines how sport and ideas of physicality have shaped the politics and culture of modern Laos. Viewing the country's extraordinary transitions—from French colonialism to royalist ... More

Envisioning Eternal EmpireChinese Political Thought of the Warring States Era

Envisioning Eternal Empire: Chinese Political Thought of the Warring States Era

Yuri Pines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832759
eISBN:
9780824870171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832759.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book looks into the reasons for the exceptional durability of the Chinese empire, which lasted for more than two millennia (221 BCE–1911 CE). It identifies the roots of the empire's longevity in ... More

Evaluating EvidenceA Positivist Approach to Reading Sources on Modern Japan

Evaluating Evidence: A Positivist Approach to Reading Sources on Modern Japan

George Akita

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824825607
eISBN:
9780824869328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824825607.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is based on the grueling lessons learned by a senior scholar during three decades of tutoring by, and collaboration with, Japanese historians. The book argues for an inductive process in ... More

Excursions in IdentityTravel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan

Excursions in Identity: Travel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan

Laura Nenzi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831172
eISBN:
9780824869199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831172.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the Edo period (1600–1868), status-and gender-based expectations largely defined a person’s place and identity in society. The wayfarers of the time, however, discovered that travel provided the ... More

Exile in Colonial AsiaKings, Convicts, Commemoration

Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Ronit Ricci (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration explores the phenomenon of exile within and from colonial Asia between the seventeenth and early twentieth centuries from several disciplinary ... More

Forging Islamic Power and PlaceThe Legacy of Shaykh Daud bin 'Abd Allah al-Fatani in Mecca and Southeast Asia

Forging Islamic Power and Place: The Legacy of Shaykh Daud bin 'Abd Allah al-Fatani in Mecca and Southeast Asia

Francis R. Bradley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851613
eISBN:
9780824868093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851613.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Following a defeat by Siam in 1786, the Patani community experienced a period of displacement that resulted in many resettling elsewhere in the Malay world and Mecca. This marked the denouement for ... More

Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Susan L. Burns and Barbara J. Brooks (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in the nineteenth century, law as practice, discourse, and ideology became a powerful means of reordering gender relations in modern nation-states and their colonies around the world. This ... More

Gender and Nation in Meiji JapanModernity, Loss, and the Doing of History

Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History

Jason G. Karlin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838263
eISBN:
9780824871451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838263.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a historical analysis of the discourses of nostalgia in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Japan. Through an analysis of the experience of rapid social change in Japan's ... More

The Growth IdeaPurpose and Prosperity in Postwar Japan

The Growth Idea: Purpose and Prosperity in Postwar Japan

Scott O'Bryan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832827
eISBN:
9780824870621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832827.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Our narratives of postwar Japan have long been cast in terms almost synonymous with the story of rapid economic growth. This book reinterprets this through an exploration of the history of growth as ... More

Hard Times in the HometownA History of Community Survival in Modern Japan

Hard Times in the Hometown: A History of Community Survival in Modern Japan

Martin Dusinberre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835248
eISBN:
9780824871819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835248.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of Kaminoseki, a small town on Japan's Inland Sea. Once one of the most prosperous ports in the country, Kaminoseki fell into profound economic decline following Japan's ... More

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