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Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late ModernityCommodification, Tourism, and Performance

Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late Modernity: Commodification, Tourism, and Performance

Laurel Kendall (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833930
eISBN:
9780824870416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833930.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the irony of modern things made in the image of a traditional “us.” It describes the multifaceted ways “tradition” is produced and consumed within the frame of contemporary Korean ... More

Contemporary Sino-French CinemasAbsent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Contemporary Sino-French Cinemas: Absent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Michelle E. Bloom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851583
eISBN:
9780824868291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Although cinema has been transnational since its inception, contemporary Sino-French film exemplifies the cinematic hybridity of the contemporary age of globalization. The Sino-French comprises ... More

Creating the New ManFrom Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Yinghong Cheng

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830748
eISBN:
9780824870164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The idea of eliminating undesirable traits from human temperament to create a “new man” has been part of moral and political thinking worldwide for millennia. During the Enlightenment, European ... More

Creating the Nisei MarketRace and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Shiho Imai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1922 the U.S. Supreme Court declared Japanese immigrants ineligible for American citizenship because they were not “white,” dismissing the plaintiff's appeal to skin tone. Unable to claim ... More

Cries of Joy, Songs of SorrowChinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Marc L. Moskowitz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833695
eISBN:
9780824870812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833695.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the mid-1990s, Taiwan's unique brand of Mandopop (Mandarin Chinese-language pop music) has dictated the musical tastes of the mainland and the rest of Chinese-speaking Asia. This book explores ... More

Crossing Empire's EdgeForeign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Crossing Empire's Edge: Foreign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Erik Esselstrom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832315
eISBN:
9780824868932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

For more than half a century, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Gaimushō) possessed an independent police force that operated within Japan's informal empire on the Asian continent. Charged ... More

Cultivating CommonsJoint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Philip C. Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833923
eISBN:
9780824871710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833923.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges the common understanding of Japanese economic and social history by uncovering diverse landholding practices in early modern Japan. It argues that it was joint landownership of ... More

Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Tiantian Zheng (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852962
eISBN:
9780824869113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This volume explores the cultural politics of gender and sexuality amidst rapid social, political, and economic transformations in contemporary Asia. To date, no edited books have brought together ... More

Cultures of CommemorationThe Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1941 the Japanese military attacked the U.S. naval base Pearl Harbor on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu. Although much has been debated about this event and the wider American and Japanese ... More

The Dance of IdentitiesKorean Adoptees and Their Journey toward Empowerment

The Dance of Identities: Korean Adoptees and Their Journey toward Empowerment

John D. Palmer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833718
eISBN:
9780824870423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833718.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Korean adoptees have a difficult time relating to any of the racial identity models because they are people of color who often grew up in white homes and communities. When Korean adoptees attempt to ... More

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