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Children of Marx and Coca-ColaChinese Avant-garde Art and Independent Cinema

Children of Marx and Coca-Cola: Chinese Avant-garde Art and Independent Cinema

Xiaoping Lin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833367
eISBN:
9780824870607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833367.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book affords a deep study of Chinese avant-garde art and independent cinema from the mid-1990s to the beginning of the twenty-first century. It situates selected artworks and films in the ... More

The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

Zehou Li

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833077
eISBN:
9780824870706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833077.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author has been an influential thinker in China since the 1950s. Before moving to the United States in the wake of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, he published works on Emmanuel Kant and ... More

Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Yingjin Zhang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833374
eISBN:
9780824870584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833374.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book proposes “polylocality” as a new conceptual framework for investigating the shifting spaces of contemporary Chinese cinema in the age of globalization. Questioning the national cinema ... More

Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

David W. Akin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838140
eISBN:
9780824870874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838140.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is a political history of the island of Malaita in the British Solomon Islands' Protectorate from 1927, when the last violent resistance to colonial rule was crushed, to 1953 and the ... More

Colors of VeracityA Quest for Truth in China and Beyond

Colors of Veracity: A Quest for Truth in China and Beyond

Vera Schwarcz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838737
eISBN:
9780824868857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838737.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Drawing upon classical sources in Hebrew and Chinese (as well as some in Greek and Japanese) Colors of Veracity sets out to expand the “lexicon” for veracity in our time. With poetic attentiveness to ... More

Communities of ImaginationContemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Communities of Imagination: Contemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Catherine Diamond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835842
eISBN:
9780824871840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835842.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Asian theatre is usually studied from the perspective of the major traditions of China, Japan, India, and Indonesia. Now, looking at the contemporary theatre scene in Southeast Asia, this book shows ... More

Compassion and Moral Guidance

Compassion and Moral Guidance

Steve Bein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836412
eISBN:
9780824871406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836412.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Compassion is a word we use frequently but rarely precisely. One reason we lack a philosophically precise understanding of compassion is that moral philosophers today give it virtually no attention. ... More

Contemporary Sino-French CinemasAbsent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Contemporary Sino-French Cinemas: Absent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Michelle E. Bloom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851583
eISBN:
9780824868291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Although cinema has been transnational since its inception, contemporary Sino-French film exemplifies the cinematic hybridity of the contemporary age of globalization. The Sino-French comprises ... More

Creating the Nisei MarketRace and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Shiho Imai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1922 the U.S. Supreme Court declared Japanese immigrants ineligible for American citizenship because they were not “white,” dismissing the plaintiff's appeal to skin tone. Unable to claim ... More

Cultures of CommemorationThe Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1941 the Japanese military attacked the U.S. naval base Pearl Harbor on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu. Although much has been debated about this event and the wider American and Japanese ... More

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