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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

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

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

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

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