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The Landscape of Historical MemoryThe Politics of Museums and Memorial Culture in Post-Martial Law Taiwan

The Landscape of Historical Memory: The Politics of Museums and Memorial Culture in Post-Martial Law Taiwan

Kirk A. Denton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528578
eISBN:
9789888528905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528578.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Landscape of Historical Memory explores the place of museums and memorial culture in the contestation over historical memory in post–martial law Taiwan. The book is particularly oriented toward ... More

Empowered by AncestorsControversy over the Imperial Temple in Song China (960-1279)

Empowered by Ancestors: Controversy over the Imperial Temple in Song China (960-1279)

Hiu Yu Cheung

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528585
eISBN:
9789888268535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528585.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By focusing on the Imperial Temple, this book explores the making of ancestral ritual norms by looking into the ritual debates in the imperial courts of Song China (960–1279). It argues that court ... More

Maid to QueerAsian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires

Maid to Queer: Asian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires

Francisca Yuenki Lai

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528332
eISBN:
9789888268115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528332.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The first book about Asian female migrant workers who develop same-sex relationships in a host city. Based on participant observation and in-depth interviews with Indonesian domestic workers in Hong ... More

Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698-1842

Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698-1842

Susan E. Schopp

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528509
eISBN:
9789888180110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528509.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698–1842 fills a gap in Canton Trade scholarship with this new account of France’s near century-and-a-half experience in that trade. From the distinctive features of the ... More

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

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