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Burnt by the SunThe Koreans of the Russian Far East

Burnt by the Sun: The Koreans of the Russian Far East

Jon K. Chang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856786
eISBN:
9780824872205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856786.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study focuses on two primary arguments. First, it demonstrates how the Koreans of the Russian Far East were continually viewed as a problematic or maligned nationality during the Tsarist and ... More

Caged in on the OutsideMoral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia

Caged in on the Outside: Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia

Gregory M. Simon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838300
eISBN:
9780824868413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838300.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The moral practices and concepts that circulate in Minangkabau society in West Sumatra, Indonesia articulate and help manage tensions between conflicting values and conflicting experiences of ... More

Capturing Contemporary JapanDifferentiation and Uncertainty

Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, and Susan Orpett Long (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What are people's life experiences in present-day Japan? This book addresses fundamental questions vital to understanding Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Its chapters ... More

Challenging the Secular StateThe Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Arskal Salim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book examines Muslim efforts to incorporate sharia (religious law) into modern Indonesia's legal system from the time of independence in 1945 to the present. The book argues that attempts to ... More

Changing Contexts, Shifting MeaningsTransformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Elfriede Hermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book sheds new light on processes of cultural transformation at work in Oceania and analyzes them as products of interrelationships between culturally created meanings and specific contexts. It ... More

The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa TokikoOne Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Laura Nenzi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko is the story of a rural Mito woman – a political activist, oracle, poet, and teacher – whose life coincided with the late-Tokugawa crisis, the collapse of the ... More

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

The Chinese Classic of Family ReverenceA Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Henry Jr. Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Few if any philosophical schools have championed family values as persistently as the early Confucians, and a great deal can be learned by attending to what they had to say on the subject. In the ... More

A Chinese Traveler in Medieval KoreaXu Jing's Illustrated Account of the Xuanhe Embassy to Koryo

A Chinese Traveler in Medieval Korea: Xu Jing's Illustrated Account of the Xuanhe Embassy to Koryo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856441
eISBN:
9780824868819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856441.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the summer of 1123 Xu Jing travelled on a Chinese embassy ship to Koryŏ. As the secretary in charge of ritual affairs, he was uniquely qualified to observe and record the details of medieval ... More

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