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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

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

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

Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie V. Wallace (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Focusing on a diverse cast of characters and/or depraved actions polemicized by writers from the Spring and Autumn period (771-476 B.C.E.) through the Song dynasty (960-1279 C.E.), this volume places ... More

Youth for NationCulture and Protest in Cold War South Korea

Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea

Charles R. Kim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855949
eISBN:
9780824875602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855949.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1960, South Korean students staged a major series of demonstrations against their government’s abuses of power. Known as the April 19th Revolution, the movement culminated in the resignation of ... More

Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Choson Korea

Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Choson Korea

Don Baker and Franklin Rausch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866266
eISBN:
9780824875633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A study of Korea’s first significant encounter with Western civilization, this work analyzes how Koreans reacted to Catholicism imported from China at the end of the 18th century. It explores the ... More

Myanmar in the Fifteenth CenturyA Tale of Two Kingdoms

Myanmar in the Fifteenth Century: A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Michael A. Aung-Thwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867836
eISBN:
9780824875688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867836.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When the kingdom of Pagan—representing the “classical state” and “golden age” of Myanmar—declined politically by the early fourteenth century, Upper Myanmar reconstituted itself into three smaller ... More

Shipped but Not SoldMaterial Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade during Yemen's Age of Coffee

Shipped but Not Sold: Material Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade during Yemen's Age of Coffee

Nancy Um

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866402
eISBN:
9780824875640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early decades of the eighteenth century, Yemen hosted a lively community of merchants that came to the southern Arabian Peninsula from the east and the west, seeking, among other products, ... 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

Darwin, Dharma, and the DivineEvolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

G. Clinton Godart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine demonstrates that evolutionary theory was never passively accepted, but played active and controversial roles in modern Japanese thought. Evolutionary theory was ... More

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