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The Authorship of PlaceA Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Dennis Lo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Authorship of Place is the first monograph dedicated to the study of the politics, history, aesthetics, and practices of location shooting for Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, and coproduced art ... More

Comfort Women ActivismCritical Voices from the Perpetrator State

Comfort Women Activism: Critical Voices from the Perpetrator State

Eika Tai

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528455
eISBN:
9789882209930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528455.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Based on extensive ethnographic work, Comfort Women Activism examines how women activists in Japan, Japanese and Koreans, have come to understand the comfort women issue. The movement in Japan has ... More

Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Jing Meng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528462
eISBN:
9789888053490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the way personal memories and micro-narratives of the Cultural Revolution are represented in post-2001 films and television dramas in mainland China, unravelling the complex ... More

Reading Du FuNine Views

Reading Du Fu: Nine Views

Xiaofei Tian (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528448
eISBN:
9789882209916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528448.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This is the first collection of English essays on Du Fu, commonly regarded the greatest Chinese poet. Contributed by well-known experts of Chinese literature as well as scholars of a younger ... More

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century ChinaThe Making of Able-Responsible Men

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Magdalena Wong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men argues that a moral dimension in Chinese masculinity is of growing significance in fast-changing China. The author ... More

Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

John Fitzgerald and Hon-ming Yip (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528264
eISBN:
9789888528929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528264.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Charity is common to diaspora communities the world over, from Armenian diaspora networks to Zimbabwean ones, but the forms charitable activity takes vary across communities and sites of settlement. ... More

In the Ruins of the Japanese EmpireImperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia

In the Ruins of the Japanese Empire: Imperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia

Barak Kushner and Andrew Levidis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528288
eISBN:
9789882206571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The destruction of Japan’s empire in August 1945 under the military onslaught of the Allied Powers produced a powerful rupture in the histories of modern East Asia. Everywhere imperial ruins from ... More

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

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