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Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

Jon Thares Davidann (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832254
eISBN:
9780824869267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832254.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of Hawai‘i's role in the emergence of Japanese cultural and political internationalism during the interwar period. Following World War I, Japan became an important global ... More

A Heritage of RuinsThe Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation

A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation

William Chapman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836313
eISBN:
9780824871246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836313.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The ancient ruins of Southeast Asia have long sparked curiosity and romance in the world's imagination. This book explores the varied roles these monumental remains have played in the histories of ... More

Hidden Hands and Divided LandscapesA Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: A Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Anoma Pieris

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832216
eISBN:
9780824870157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832216.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the nineteenth century, the colonial Straits Settlements of Singapore, Penang, and Melaka were established as free ports of British trade in Southeast Asia and proved attractive to large ... More

The History ProblemThe Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Hiro Saito

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Seventy years after the Asia-Pacific War ended, Japan is still embroiled in intense controversies with South Korea and China over how to commemorate it. Why did the controversies—known as East Asia’s ... More

Imperial ArchipelagoRepresentation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Lanny Thompson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a comparative study of the symbolic representations, both textual and photographic, of Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico that appeared in popular and official ... More

Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient JapanThe Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800

Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan: The Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800

Herman Ooms

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832353
eISBN:
9780824869281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a new understanding of a formative stage in the development of the Japanese state. The late seventh and eighth centuries were a time of momentous change in Japan, much of it brought ... More

In Buddha's CompanyThai Soldiers in the Vietnam War

In Buddha's Company: Thai Soldiers in the Vietnam War

Richard A. Ruth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834197
eISBN:
9780824870409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834197.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores a previously neglected aspect of the Vietnam War: the experiences of the Thai troops who served there and the attitudes and beliefs that motivated them to volunteer. Thailand sent ... More

In TransitThe Formation of a Colonial East Asian Cultural Sphere

In Transit: The Formation of a Colonial East Asian Cultural Sphere

Faye Yuan Kleeman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838607
eISBN:
9780824871482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838607.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the creation of an East Asian cultural sphere by the Japanese imperial project in the first half of the twentieth century. It seeks to re-read the “Greater East Asian Co-prosperity ... More

Individualism in Early ChinaHuman Agency and the Self in Thought and Politics

Individualism in Early China: Human Agency and the Self in Thought and Politics

Erica Fox Brindley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833862
eISBN:
9780824870768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Conventional wisdom has it that the concept of individualism was absent in early China. This book provides an important corrective to this view and persuasively argues that an idea of individualism ... More

The International MinimumCreativity and Contradiction in Japan's Global Engagement, 1933-1964

The International Minimum: Creativity and Contradiction in Japan's Global Engagement, 1933-1964

Jessamyn R. Abel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841072
eISBN:
9780824868086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841072.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

For most of the twentieth century, a rhetoric of international cooperation for peace and stability persisted as the lingua franca of foreign relations in Japan and around the world, even during the ... More

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