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Drinking SmokeThe Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Mac Marshall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Tobacco kills five million people every year and that number is expected to double by the year 2020. This book combines a search of historical materials on the introduction and spread of tobacco in ... More

Dubious GastronomyThe Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Robert Ji-Song Ku

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839215
eISBN:
9780824869465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

California roll, Chinese take-out, American-made kimchi, dogmeat, monosodium glutamate, SPAM—all are examples of what this book calls “dubious” foods. Strongly associated with Asian and Asian ... More

DV-Made ChinaDigital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film

DV-Made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film

Zhang Zhen and Angela Zito (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846817
eISBN:
9780824868116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846817.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume canvasses the social and cultural landscapes of Chinese grassroots and alternative cinema practices after the digital turn around the new century. A forceful and increasingly diversified ... More

Eating Korean in AmericaGastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Eating Korean in America: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Sonia Ryang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839352
eISBN:
9780824868222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839352.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Based on multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork, Sonia Ryang writes Eating Korean: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity as much as an eater as a researcher. Her encounters with key Korean food items ... More

EthnoburbThe New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and ... More

Exhibiting the PastHistorical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Kirk A. Denton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

During the Mao era, China's museums served an explicit and uniform propaganda function, underlining official Party history, eulogizing revolutionary heroes, and contributing to nation building and ... More

Facing the Spears of ChangeThe Life and Legacy of John Papa `I`i

Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and Legacy of John Papa `I`i

Marie Alohalani Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824858483
eISBN:
9780824868802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858483.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Facing the Spears of Change takes a close look at the extraordinary life of John Papa ʻĪʻī. Over the years, ʻĪʻī faced many personal and political changes and challenges in rapid succession, which he ... More

Fighting in ParadiseLabor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Gerald Horne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Powerful labor movements played a critical role in shaping modern Hawaii, beginning in the 1930s, when International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) representatives were dispatched to the ... More

Food and Power in Hawai'iVisions of Food Democracy

Food and Power in Hawai'i: Visions of Food Democracy

Aya Hirata Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824858537
eISBN:
9780824873042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What are the challenges to the food system in Hawai‘i? Food and Power explores issues facing the way we eat and produce (or do not produce) food in Hawai‘i. Given Hawai‘i’s island geography, high ... More

From Fu Manchu to Kung Fu PandaImages of China in American Film

From Fu Manchu to Kung Fu Panda: Images of China in American Film

Naomi Greene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838355
eISBN:
9780824869755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838355.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Throughout the twentieth century, American filmmakers have embraced cinematic representations of China. Beginning with D.W. Griffith’s silent classic Broken Blossoms (1919) and ending with the ... More

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