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Performing the Great PeacePolitical Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan

Performing the Great Peace: Political Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan

Luke S. Roberts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835132
eISBN:
9780824870690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835132.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a cultural approach to understanding the politics of the Tokugawa period, at the same time deconstructing some of the assumptions of modern national historiographies. Deploying the ... More

Purloined LettersCultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature, 1868-1937

Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature, 1868-1937

Mark Silver

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831882
eISBN:
9780824869397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book argues for a reassessment of existing models of literary influence between “unequal” cultures. Because the detective story had no pre-existing native equivalent in Japan, the genre's ... More

The Qing Opening to the OceanChinese Maritime Policies, 1684-1757

The Qing Opening to the Ocean: Chinese Maritime Policies, 1684-1757

Gang Zhao

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836436
eISBN:
9780824871192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836436.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Did China drive or resist the early wave of globalization? Some scholars insist that China contributed nothing to the rise of the global economy that began around 1500. Others have placed China at ... More

Reinventing Modern ChinaImagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Huaiyin Li

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers the first systematic analysis of writings on modern Chinese history by historians in China from the early twentieth century to the present. It traces the construction of major ... More

Remote Homeland, Recovered BorderlandManchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Dan Shao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book addresses a long-ignored issue: How does the past failure of an ethnic people to maintain sovereignty over their homeland influence their contemporary reconfigurations of ethnic and ... More

Rewriting Medieval Japanese WomenPolitics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Christina Laffin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835651
eISBN:
9780824871215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835651.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the world of thirteenth-century Japan through the life of a prolific noblewoman known as Nun Abutsu (1225–1283). Abutsu crossed gender and genre barriers by writing the first ... More

The Ryukyu KingdomCornerstone of East Asia

The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This English translation of an Okinawan scholarly voice provides a compelling new picture of the role played by the Ryukyu Kingdom in pre-modern East Asia. Mamoru Akamine first examines the early ... More

Salvation through DissentTonghak Heterodoxy and Early Modern Korea

Salvation through Dissent: Tonghak Heterodoxy and Early Modern Korea

George L. Kallander

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837167
eISBN:
9780824871222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837167.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A popular teaching that combined elements of Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, folk beliefs, and Catholicism, Tonghak (Eastern Learning) is best known for its involvement in a rebellion that touched ... More

Sea Rovers, Silver, and SamuraiMaritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Tonio Andrade and Xing Hang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book traces the roots of modern global East Asia by focusing on its seaways. The East Asian maritime realm, from the Straits of Malacca to the Sea of Japan, has been a core region of ... More

Seeking Order in a Tumultuous AgeThe Writings of Chong Tojon, a Korean Neo-Confucian

Seeking Order in a Tumultuous Age: The Writings of Chong Tojon, a Korean Neo-Confucian

Chong Tojon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824859442
eISBN:
9780824872151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859442.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chŏng Tojŏn, one of the most influential thinkers in Korean history, played a leading role in the establishment of the Chosŏn dynasty (1392–1910). Long recognized for his contributions to the ... More

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