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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

Tales of Hope, Tastes of BitternessChinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Miriam Driessen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Tales of Hope and Tastes of Bitterness sheds light on Chinese-led development from below, revealing its contested nature. Zooming in on everyday encounters between Chinese managers and Ethiopian ... More

Beyond Imperial AestheticsTheories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Mayumo Inoue and Steve Choe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Observing that the division between theory and empiricism remains inextricably linked to imperial modernity, manifest at the most basic level in the binary between "the West" and "Asia," the authors ... More

Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Yuan Shu, Otto Heim, and Kendall Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

As part of the paradigm shift from the transatlantic to the transpacific in transnational American studies, this volume not only offers critical ways in which we rethink American exceptionalism, but ... More

Strait RitualsChina, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Pang Yang Huei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States and in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958, this book argues that the Taiwan Strait Crises could be understood as an evolution towards tacit ... More

HypocrisyThe Tales and Realities of Drug Detainees in China

Hypocrisy: The Tales and Realities of Drug Detainees in China

Vincent Shing Cheng

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455683
eISBN:
9789888455645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Although the official propaganda surrounding the drug detainees in China is that of helping, educating, and saving them from their drug habits and the drug dealers who lure them into drug abuse, it ... More

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