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Shamans, Nostalgias, and the IMFSouth Korean Popular Religion in Motion

Shamans, Nostalgias, and the IMF: South Korean Popular Religion in Motion

Laurel Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833435
eISBN:
9780824870577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833435.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This enlightening study of contemporary Korean shamanism makes the case for the dynamism of popular religious practice, the creativity of those we call shamans, and the necessity of writing about ... More

SinophobiaAnxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Franck Billé

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839826
eISBN:
9780824869618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839826.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is a timely and groundbreaking study of the anti-Chinese sentiments currently widespread in Mongolia. Graffiti calling for the removal of Chinese dot the urban landscape, songs about ... More

Sounding Out HeritageCultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam

Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam

Lauren Meeker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835682
eISBN:
9780824870928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835682.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the cultural politics that have shaped the recent history and practice of a unique style of folk song that originated in Bắc Ninh province, northern Vietnam. The book delves into ... More

Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Hy V. Luong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833701
eISBN:
9780824870447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833701.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines both continuity and change over eight decades in a small rural village deep in the North Vietnamese countryside. Son-Duong, a community near the Red River, experienced first-hand ... More

Traditional Micronesian SocietiesAdaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Glenn Petersen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the extraordinary successes of the peoples who first settled the Central Pacific islands some two thousand years ago. They and their descendants devised social and cultural ... More

Troubled NaturesWaste, Environment, Japan

Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Peter Wynn Kirby

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What does “environment” really mean in the complex, non-Western milieu of present-day Tokyo? How can anthropology contribute to the technical discussions and quantitative measures typically found in ... More

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