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The Politics of Higher EducationThe Imperial University in Northern Song China

The Politics of Higher Education: The Imperial University in Northern Song China

Chu Ming-kin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528196
eISBN:
9789882205543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528196.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book addresses the politics of higher education in Imperial China during the Northern Song period (960-1127). How did different political agents -- namely emperors, scholar-officials, teachers ... More

Queer Chinese Cultures and MobilitiesKinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

John Wei

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528271
eISBN:
9789882206304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528271.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities examines the germination and movements of emergent queer cultures and social practices in the early twenty-first century. Under the dual pressure of compulsory ... More

Manchukuo PerspectivesTransnational Approaches to Literary Production

Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Annika A. Culver and Norman Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This collection reveals how, in Manchukuo (1932-1945), literature both furthered national aims while contesting them, as writers of varied ethnicities engaged in multivalent strategies to continue ... More

American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Elisheva A. Perelman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The tuberculosis epidemic of Meiji and Taishō helped to define the relationship between Japan’s government and the foreign, Protestant nondenominational evangelist organizations and individuals who ... More

Remapping the SinophoneThe Cultural Production of Chinese-Language Cinema in Singapore and Malaya before and during the Cold War

Remapping the Sinophone: The Cultural Production of Chinese-Language Cinema in Singapore and Malaya before and during the Cold War

Wai-Siam Hee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528035
eISBN:
9789882204874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528035.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In a work that will force scholars to re-evaluate how they approach Sinophone studies, Wai-Siam Hee demonstrates that many of the major issues raised by contemporary Sinophone studies were already ... More

Indonesian Cinema after the New OrderGoing Mainstream

Indonesian Cinema after the New Order: Going Mainstream

Thomas Barker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528073
eISBN:
9789882204751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528073.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the two decades since the fall of the New Order regime in 1998, Indonesia cinema has become one of the most productive and exciting film industries in Asia. From a position in the 1990s when local ... More

Negotiating Inseparability in ChinaThe Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Timothy Grose

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528097
eISBN:
9789882204805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528097.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book describes and theorizes the experiences of Uyghur graduates of the “Xinjiang Class” national boarding school program. These experiences reveal how young, educated Uyghurs strategically and ... More

A Chinese Melting PotOriginal People and Immigrants in Hong Kong's First 'New Town'

A Chinese Melting Pot: Original People and Immigrants in Hong Kong's First 'New Town'

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson and Graham E. Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455898
eISBN:
9789882204331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455898.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A Chinese Melting Pot: Original People and Immigrants in Hong Kong’s First ‘New Town’ traces the transformation of Tsuen Wan from a poor and marginal district of agricultural villages, culturally ... More

Emperor Qianlong's Hidden TreasuresReconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household

Emperor Qianlong's Hidden Treasures: Reconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household

Nicole T. C. Chiang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528059
eISBN:
9789882204515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528059.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book reconsiders what actually constitutes the collection of the Qing imperial household during the Qianlong reign, which leads to the re-evaluation of the collection’s historiography, ... More

Maoist Laughter

Maoist Laughter

Ping Zhu, Zhuoyi Wang, and Jason McGrath (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528011
eISBN:
9789882204508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume aims to restore laughter to its proper position in the Mao-era culture. The Mao era was actually a period when laughter was bonded with political culture to an unprecedented degree. ... More

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