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Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

James L. Huffman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This work examines the daily lives of Japan’s very poor—the kasō shakai or underclass—during the last half of the Meiji era (1868-1912). Focusing on urban slums (hinminkutsu), it attempts to ... More

Imperial IntoxicationAlcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina

Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina

Gerard Sasges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866884
eISBN:
9780824876883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866884.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in 1897 the French state monopolized the production and sale of rice liquor in Indochina. The result was one of the colonial era’s defining institutions, with French-owned factories ... More

Light in the Queen's GardenIda May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Sandra E. Bonura

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Light in the Queen’s Garden chronicles the life of Ida Pope, a transformational type of leader in any era, who was handpicked to establish the Kamehameha School for Girls. This institution was ... More

Monastery, Monument, MuseumSites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Maurizio Peleggi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866068
eISBN:
9780824876913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Monastery, Monument, Museum examines cultural sites, artifacts, and institutions of Thailand as both products and vehicles of cultural memory. From rock caves to reliquaries, from cultic images to ... More

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