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Japan to 1600A Social and Economic History

Japan to 1600: A Social and Economic History

William Wayne Farris

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833251
eISBN:
9780824870119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833251.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book surveys Japanese historical development from the first evidence of human habitation in the archipelago to the consolidation of political power under the Tokugawa shogunate at the beginning ... More

KyotoAn Urban History of Japan's Premodern Capital

Kyoto: An Urban History of Japan's Premodern Capital

Matthew Stavros

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838799
eISBN:
9780824869502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838799.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Kyoto: An Urban History of Japan’s Premodern Capital explores Kyoto’s urban landscape across eight centuries, beginning with the city’s foundation in 794 and concluding at the dawn of the early ... More

The Language of Secular IslamUrdu Nationalism and Colonial India

The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Kavita Datla

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

During the turbulent period prior to colonial India's partition and independence, Muslim intellectuals in Hyderabad sought to secularize and reformulate their linguistic, historical, religious, and ... More

Leaves of the Same TreeTrade and Ethnicity in the Straits of Melaka

Leaves of the Same Tree: Trade and Ethnicity in the Straits of Melaka

Leonard Y. Andaya

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831899
eISBN:
9780824869403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Despite the existence of about a thousand ethnolinguistic groups in Southeast Asia, very few historians of the region have engaged the complex issue of ethnicity. This book takes on this concept and ... More

Like No OtherExceptionalism and Nativism in Early Modern Japan

Like No Other: Exceptionalism and Nativism in Early Modern Japan

Mark Thomas McNally

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852849
eISBN:
9780824868253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The paradigmatic connection between Kokugaku and nativism is misleading and even wrong. In the humanities and the social sciences, nativism either describes anti-immigrant political movements or ... More

The Lost TerritoriesThailand's History of National Humiliation

The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Shane Strate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Lost Territories explores the legacy of defeat and victimhood in the production of Thai historiography and the formation of national identity. Unlike Royal-Nationalist narratives, which celebrate ... More

Luc XìProstitution and Venereal Disease in Colonial Hanoi

Luc Xì: Prostitution and Venereal Disease in Colonial Hanoi

Vu Trong Phung

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834678
eISBN:
9780824871642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834678.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

What does it mean when a city of 180,000 people has more than 5,000 women working as prostitutes? This question frames Vũ Trọng Phụng's 1937 classic reportage Lục Xì. In the late 1930s, Hanoi had a ... More

Making a Moral SocietyEthics and the State in Meiji Japan

Making a Moral Society: Ethics and the State in Meiji Japan

Richard M Reitan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832940
eISBN:
9780824870591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832940.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This innovative study of ethics in Meiji Japan (1868–1912) explores the intense struggle to define a common morality for the emerging nation-state. In the Social Darwinist atmosphere of the time, the ... More

The Making of the First Korean PresidentSyngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Young Ick Lew

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The only full-scale history of Syngman Rhee’s (1875–1965) early career in English was published nearly six decades ago. Now, this book uncovers little-known aspects of Rhee’s leadership roles prior ... More

Making TranscendentsAscetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China

Making Transcendents: Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China

Robert Ford Campany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833336
eISBN:
9780824870218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833336.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By the middle of the third century BCE in China there were individuals who sought to become transcendents (xian)—deathless, godlike beings endowed with supernormal powers. This quest for ... More

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