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Shanghai LalasFemale Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China

Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China

Lucetta Yip Lo Kam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139453
eISBN:
9789888180141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This is the first ethnographic study of lala (lesbian, bisexual, and transgender) communities and politics in China, focusing on the city of Shanghai. Based on several years of in-depth interviews, ... More

The Six-Day War of 1899Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Patrick H. Hase

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1899, a year after the Convention of Peking leased the New Territories to Britain, the British moved to establish control. This triggered resistance by some of the population of the New ... More

A Social History of the Chinese BookBooks and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China

A Social History of the Chinese Book: Books and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China

Joseph P. McDermott

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097810
eISBN:
9789882206557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097810.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book introduces the history of the book in China in the late imperial period from 1000 to 1800. The book assumes little knowledge of Chinese history or culture and compares the Chinese ... More

The Soul of Beijing OperaTheatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

Ruru Li

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099944
eISBN:
9789882207394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099944.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Any traditional theatre has to engage the changing world to avoid becoming a living fossil. How has Beijing Opera — a highly stylized theatre with breath-taking acrobatics and martial arts, fabulous ... More

Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Tilman Baumgartel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The rise of independent cinema in Southeast Asia, following the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers there, is among the most significant recent developments in global cinema. The advent of ... More

Southern District Officer ReportsIslands and Villages in Rural Hong Kong, 1910-60

Southern District Officer Reports: Islands and Villages in Rural Hong Kong, 1910-60

John Strickland (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028382
eISBN:
9789882207400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028382.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a collection of administrative dispatches from the 1910s through the early 1960s which illuminate not only rural life in Hong Kong but also Hong Kong government policies during the post-World ... More

Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Ping Wang and Nicholas Morrow Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

From ancient times southern identity has been prominent in Chinese literature, beginning with the poetry of Qu Yuan in the Warring States era. During the medieval period (roughly the first millennium ... More

The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642The Baroque Ending of a Renaissance Endeavour

The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642: The Baroque Ending of a Renaissance Endeavour

Jose Eugenio Borao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090835
eISBN:
9789882207417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090835.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Taiwan in the seventeenth century was a pivotal site of conflict between the expansionist Dutch and Spanish colonial empires. This book examines the economic and religious motives which brought the ... More

Stepping Forth into the WorldThe Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Edward J. M. Rhoads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Educational Mission was one of the earliest efforts at educational modernization in China. As part of the Self-Strengthening Movement, the Qing government sent 120 students to New England ... More

The Story of a SteleChina's Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, 1625-1916

The Story of a Stele: China's Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, 1625-1916

Michael Keevak

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098954
eISBN:
9789882207608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098954.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Western readers have yet to come to terms with the fact that during much of history very little was ever “known” about China. There was never any lack of information from missionaries and travelers ... More

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