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Tour of DutySamurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Tour of Duty: Samurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832056
eISBN:
9780824868789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Alternate attendance (sankin kōtai) was one of the central institutions of Edo-period (1603–1868) Japan and one of the most unusual examples of a system of enforced elite mobility in world history. ... More

Traces of the SageMonument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius

Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius

James A. Flath

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853709
eISBN:
9780824868741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853709.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Traces of the Sage explores the history, architecture and conservation of Kong Temple (The Temple of Confucius) in Qufu Shandong. Although the temple is among the oldest continually maintained ... More

Transformative JourneysTravel and Culture in Song China

Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China

Cong Ellen Zhang

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833992
eISBN:
9780824870522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the Song (960–1279), all educated Chinese men traveled frequently, journeying long distances to attend school and take civil service examinations. They crisscrossed the country to assume ... More

Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Simon Avenell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867133
eISBN:
9780824873721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

What motivates people to become involved in issues beyond national borders and how are activists changed and movements transformed by reaching out to others a world away? Transnational Japan in the ... More

The UprootedRace, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the untold history of the removal of métis [mixed-race] children from their Vietnamese, Cambodian and Lao mothers as part of a colonial plan to reproduce the French race in ... More

Women of the Conquest DynastiesGender and Identity in Liao and Jin China

Women of the Conquest Dynasties: Gender and Identity in Liao and Jin China

Linda Cooke Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834043
eISBN:
9780824870300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834043.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's historical women warriors hailed from the northeast (Manchuria) during the Liao (907–1125) and Jin (1115–1234) dynasties. They rode horseback astride, were good at hunting and shooting, and ... More

Women's Movements and the Filipina1986-2008

Women's Movements and the Filipina: 1986-2008

Mina Roces

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834999
eISBN:
9780824871581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834999.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is about a fundamental aspect of the feminist project in the Philippines: rethinking the Filipino woman. It focuses on how contemporary women's organizations have represented and ... More

Yasukuni ShrineHistory, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Akiko Takenaka

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yasukuni Shrine, a former national war memorial in which spirits of all Japanese military dead are commemorated, currently serves as the lightening rod for debates surrounding Japan’s legacies of the ... More

The Youth of ThingsLife and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

The Youth of Things: Life and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

Stephen Dodd

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838409
eISBN:
9780824869670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838409.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When Kajii Motojirō died from tuberculosis at the age of thirty-one, he had written only twenty short stories. Yet his life and work, it is argued here, sheds light on a significant moment in ... More

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