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Wonhyo's Philosophy of Mind

Wonhyo's Philosophy of Mind

A. Charles Muller and Cuong T. Nguyen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835736
eISBN:
9780824871277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835736.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Leading East Asian Buddhist thinkers of the seventh century compared, analyzed, and finalized seminal epistemological and soteriological issues that had been under discussion in India and East Asia ... 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

Yasukuni ShrineHistory, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Akiko Takenaka

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yasukuni Shrine, a former national war memorial in which spirits of all Japanese military dead are commemorated, currently serves as the lightening rod for debates surrounding Japan’s legacies of the ... More

The Youth of ThingsLife and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

The Youth of Things: Life and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

Stephen Dodd

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838409
eISBN:
9780824869670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838409.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When Kajii Motojirō died from tuberculosis at the age of thirty-one, he had written only twenty short stories. Yet his life and work, it is argued here, sheds light on a significant moment in ... More

Zen Koans

Zen Koans

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839734
eISBN:
9780824868901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This compact volume analyzes the classic background of texts and rites and explores the contemporary significance of koans to illuminate the full implications of this ongoing tradition. The cryptic ... 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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