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Changing Chinese MasculinitiesFrom Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the ... More

Enclave to UrbanityCanton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Johnathan Andrew Farris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Cross-cultural relations are spatial relations. Enclave to Urbanity is the first book in English that examines how the architecture and the urban landscape of Guangzhou framed the relations between ... More

Fire and IceLi Cunxu and the Founding of the Later Tang

Fire and Ice: Li Cunxu and the Founding of the Later Tang

Richard L. Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208975
eISBN:
9789888313990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208975.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Later Tang was the first of several ephemeral states created by the Shatuo Turks in tenth-century China and Li Cunxu, a martial genius, was its founder. In fifteen years, he turned a small ... More

Foreigners under MaoWestern Lives in China, 1949-1976

Foreigners under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949-1976

Beverley Hooper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208746
eISBN:
9789888313754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208746.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Foreigners under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949–1976 is a pioneering study of the Western community during the turbulent Mao era. Based largely on personal interviews, memoirs, private letters, ... More

Hong Kong in the Cold War

Hong Kong in the Cold War

Priscilla Roberts and John M. Carroll (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208005
eISBN:
9789888390106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208005.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Cold War was a distinct and crucial period in Hong Kong’s evolution and in its relations with China and the rest of the world. Hong Kong was a window through which the West could monitor what was ... More

Making IconsRepetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964

Making Icons: Repetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964

Jennifer Coates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208999
eISBN:
9789888390144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208999.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A distinctive feature of post-war Japanese cinema is the frequent recurrence of imagistic and narrative tropes and formulaic characterizations in female representations. These repetitions are ... More

Messy UrbanismUnderstanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Manish Chalana (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Seemingly messy and chaotic, the landscapes and urban life of cities in Asia possess an order and hierarchy which often challenge understanding and appreciation. With a cross-disciplinary group of ... More

The Perfect DictatorshipChina in the 21st Century

The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century

Stein Ringen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208937
eISBN:
9789888313877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208937.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Chinese system is like no other known to man, now or in history. This book explains how the system works and where it may be moving. Drawing on Chinese and international sources, on extensive ... More

Piecing Together Sha PoArchaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Hong Kong boasts a number of rich archaeological sites behind sandy bays. Among these backbeaches is Sha Po on Lamma Island, a site which has long captured the attention of archaeologists. However, ... More

Tracing ChinaA Forty-Year Ethnographic Journey

Tracing China: A Forty-Year Ethnographic Journey

Helen F. Siu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888083732
eISBN:
9789888313396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083732.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Tracing China’s journey began from exploring rural revolution and reconstitutions of community in South China. Spanning decades of rural-urban divide, it finally uncovers China’s global reach and ... More

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