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Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Yingjin Zhang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833374
eISBN:
9780824870584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833374.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book proposes “polylocality” as a new conceptual framework for investigating the shifting spaces of contemporary Chinese cinema in the age of globalization. Questioning the national cinema ... More

City of Marvel and TransformationChangan and Narratives of Experience in Tang Dynasty China

City of Marvel and Transformation: Changan and Narratives of Experience in Tang Dynasty China

Linda Rui Feng

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841065
eISBN:
9780824868062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841065.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the Tang dynasty, the imperial capital of Chang’an shaped literati identity and the collective imagination through its new relationship to the empire’s most prolific writers. They came through ... More

Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

David W. Akin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838140
eISBN:
9780824870874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838140.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is a political history of the island of Malaita in the British Solomon Islands' Protectorate from 1927, when the last violent resistance to colonial rule was crushed, to 1953 and the ... More

Colors of VeracityA Quest for Truth in China and Beyond

Colors of Veracity: A Quest for Truth in China and Beyond

Vera Schwarcz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838737
eISBN:
9780824868857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838737.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Drawing upon classical sources in Hebrew and Chinese (as well as some in Greek and Japanese) Colors of Veracity sets out to expand the “lexicon” for veracity in our time. With poetic attentiveness to ... More

Communities of ImaginationContemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Communities of Imagination: Contemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Catherine Diamond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835842
eISBN:
9780824871840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835842.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Asian theatre is usually studied from the perspective of the major traditions of China, Japan, India, and Indonesia. Now, looking at the contemporary theatre scene in Southeast Asia, this book shows ... More

Compassion and Moral Guidance

Compassion and Moral Guidance

Steve Bein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836412
eISBN:
9780824871406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836412.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Compassion is a word we use frequently but rarely precisely. One reason we lack a philosophically precise understanding of compassion is that moral philosophers today give it virtually no attention. ... More

Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Stuart H. Young

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is a study of how medieval Chinese Buddhists represented their ancient Indian forebears as exemplars of Buddhist practice for a world without a Buddha. It focuses on the Chinese ... More

Confluences of Medicine in Medieval JapanBuddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Andrew Edmund Goble

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835002
eISBN:
9780824870317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835002.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is the first book-length exploration in English of issues of medicine and society in premodern Japan. The book expands the parameters of the study of medicine in East Asia and introduces the ... More

Conquer and GovernEarly Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Robin McNeal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's Warring States era (c. fifth–third centuries BCE) was the setting for an explosion of textual production, and one of the most sophisticated and enduring genres of writing from this period was ... More

Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Linda A. Newson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Scholars have long assumed that Spanish colonial rule had only a limited demographic impact on the Philippines. Filipinos, they believed, had acquired immunity to Old World diseases prior to Spanish ... More

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