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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

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

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

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

Popular Memories of the Mao EraFrom Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Sebastian Veg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Over the past 10 or 15 years in China, there has been unprecedented critical public discussion of key episodes in PRC history, in particular the Great Famine of 1959-1961, the Anti-Rightist movement ... More

Inside the World of the EunuchA Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Inside the World of the Eunuch: A Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Melissa S. Dale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455751
eISBN:
9789888455607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455751.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of how Chinese palace eunuchs, a complicated and much-maligned group of people, struggled to insert a degree of agency into their lives. During the Qing dynasty, the ... More

The Private Side of the Canton Trade, 1700-1840Beyond the Companies

The Private Side of the Canton Trade, 1700-1840: Beyond the Companies

Paul A. Van Dyke and Susan E. Schopp (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390939
eISBN:
9789888455171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390939.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Until now, the role of private traders in the Canton Trade has been largely overlooked. History books of the twentieth century say little about them, mostly because their narrative has often been ... More

Returning Home with GloryChinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Michael Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Returning Home with Glory highlights the importance of return and home in the history of the connections established and maintained between villagers in the Pearl River Delta and various Pacific ... More

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