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  • Assembling Shinto

    Assembling Shinto
    av Anna Andreeva

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674970571

    During the late twelfth to fourteenth centuries, several precursors of what is now commonly known as Shinto came together for the first time. By focusing on Mt. Miwa in present-day Nara Prefecture and examining the worship of indigenous deities (kam…

  • Accidental Incest, Filial Cannibalism, and Other Peculiar Encounters in Late Imperial Chinese Literature

    Accidental Incest, Filial Cannibalism, and Other Peculiar Encounters in Late Imperial Chinese Literature
    av Tina Lu

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674031562

    Described as 'all under Heaven,' the Chinese empire might have extended infinitely, covering all worlds and cultures. That ideology might have been convenient for the state, but what did late imperial people really think about the scope and limits o…

  • Reading Tao Yuanming

    Reading Tao Yuanming
    av Wendy Swartz

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674031845

    Tao Yuanming (365-427), although dismissed as a poet following his death, is now considered one of China's greatest writers. Over the centuries, portrayals of his life - some focusing on his eccentricity, others on his exemplary virtue - have elevat…

  • An Introduction to Literary Chinese

    An Introduction to Literary Chinese
    av Michael A. Fuller

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017269

    This textbook for beginning students contains 35 lessons of increasingly difficulty designed to introduce students to the basic patterns of Classical Chinese and to give them practice in reading a variety of texts. The lessons are structured to enco…

  • Daoist Modern

    Daoist Modern
    av Xun Liu

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674033092

    This book explores the Daoist encounter with modernity through the activities of Chen Yingning (1880-1969), a famous lay Daoist master, and his group in early twentieth-century Shanghai. In contrast to the usual narrative of Daoist decay, with its f…

  • A New Practical Primer of Literary Chinese

    A New Practical Primer of Literary Chinese
    av Paul Rouzer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674022706

    Forty lessons designed to introduce beginning students to the basic patterns and structures of Classical Chinese are taken from a number of pre-Han and Han texts selected to give students a grounding in exemplary Classical Chinese style. Two additio…

  • Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019

    Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019
    av Kenneth J. Ruoff

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244481

    With the ascension of a new emperor and the dawn of the Reiwa Era, Kenneth J. Ruoff has expanded upon and updated The People's Emperor, his study of the monarchy's role as a political, societal, and cultural institution in contemporary Japan. Many J…

  • Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019

    Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019
    av Kenneth J. Ruoff

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244474

    With the ascension of a new emperor and the dawn of the Reiwa Era, Kenneth J. Ruoff has expanded upon and updated The People's Emperor, his study of the monarchy's role as a political, societal, and cultural institution in contemporary Japan. Many J…

  • Trauma and Transcendence in Early Qing Literature

    Trauma and Transcendence in Early Qing Literature

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017757

    The collapse of the Ming dynasty and the Manchu conquest of China were traumatic experiences for Chinese intellectuals, not only because of the many decades of destructive warfare but also because of the adjustments necessary to life under a foreign…

  • Translation?s Forgotten History

    Translation?s Forgotten History
    av Heekyoung Cho

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674660045

    Translation's Forgotten History investigates the meanings and functions that translation generated for modern national literatures during their formative period and reconsiders literature as part of a dynamic translational process of negotiating for…

  • Korean Political and Economic Development

    Korean Political and Economic Development
    av Jongryn Mo

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674726741

    How do poor nations become rich, industrialized, and democratic? And what role does democracy play in this transition? To address these questions, Jongryn Mo and Barry R. Weingast study South Korea's remarkable transformation since 1960. The authors…

  • A Place in Public

    A Place in Public
    av Marnie S. Anderson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674056053

    This book addresses how gender became a defining category in the political and social modernization of Japan. During the early decades of the Meiji period (1868-1912), the Japanese encountered an idea with great currency in the West: that the social…

  • From Miracle to Maturity

    From Miracle to Maturity
    av Barry Eichengreen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674066755

    The economic growth of South Korea has been a remarkable success story. After the Korean War, the country was one of the poorest economies on the planet; by the twenty-first century, it had become a middle-income country, a member of the Organizatio…

  • Japan?s Protoindustrial Elite

    Japan?s Protoindustrial Elite
    av Edward E. Pratt

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674472907

    Students of the late Tokugawa and Meiji periods have long recognized the critical role of rural elites (the g??n??) in Japan's economic transformation, but the largely impressionistic and episodic scholarship on this pivotal class has created an ima…

  • Building Local States

    Building Local States
    av Elizabeth J. Remick

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674013988

    This book examines two eras of Chinese history that have commonly been viewed as periods of state disintegration or retreat. And they were - at the central level. When re-examined at the local level, however, both are revealed as periods of state bu…

  • Out of the Cloister

    Out of the Cloister
    av Mark Halperin

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674022652

    The intense piety of late T'ang essays on Buddhism by literati has helped earn the T'ang its title of the "golden age of Chinese Buddhism." In contrast, the Sung is often seen as an age in which the literati distanced themselves from Buddhism. This…

  • Famine Relief in Warlord China

    Famine Relief in Warlord China
    av Pierre Fuller

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241138

    Famine Relief in Warlord China is a reexamination of relief efforts during the greatest ecological crisis of the pre-Nationalist Chinese republic. In 1920-1921, drought and ensuing famine devastated more than 300 counties in five northern provinces,…

  • Famine Relief in Warlord China

    Famine Relief in Warlord China
    av Pierre Fuller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241145

    Famine Relief in Warlord China is a reexamination of relief efforts during the greatest ecological crisis of the pre-Nationalist Chinese republic. In 1920-1921, drought and ensuing famine devastated more than 300 counties in five northern provinces,…

  • Dry Spells

    Dry Spells
    av Jeffrey Snyder-Reinke

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674033344

    Chinese officials put considerable effort into managing the fiscal and legal affairs of their jurisdictions, but they also devoted significant time and energy to performing religious rituals on behalf of the state. This groundbreaking study explores…

  • Defining Engagement

    Defining Engagement
    av Robert I. Hellyer

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674035775

    Presenting fresh insights on the internal dynamics and global contexts that shaped foreign relations in early modern Japan, Robert I. Hellyer challenges the still largely accepted wisdom that the Tokugawa shogunate, guided by an ideology of seclusio…

  • The Chinese Political Novel

    The Chinese Political Novel
    av Catherine Vance Yeh

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674504356

    The political novel, which enjoyed a steep yet short rise to international renown between the 1830s and the 1910s, is primarily concerned with the nation's political future. It offers a characterization of the present, a blueprint of the future, and…

  • Gendering Modern Japanese History

    Gendering Modern Japanese History

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674028166

    In the past quarter-century, gender has emerged as a lively area of inquiry for historians and other scholars, and gender analysis has suggested important revisions of the "master narratives" of national histories - the dominant, often celebratory t…

  • Gendering Modern Japanese History

    Gendering Modern Japanese History

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017801

    In the past quarter-century, gender has emerged as a lively area of inquiry for historians and other scholars, and gender analysis has suggested important revisions of the "master narratives" of national histories - the dominant, often celebratory t…

  • The Korean Economy

    The Korean Economy
    av Barry Eichengreen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674417182

    South Korea has been held out as an economic miracle?as a country that successfully completed the transition from underdeveloped to developed country status?and as an example of how a middle-income country can continue to move up the technology ladd…

  • Re-examining the Cold War

    Re-examining the Cold War

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005266

    The twelve essays in this volume underscore the similarities between Chinese and American approaches to bilateral diplomacy and between their perceptions of each other's policy-making motivations. Much of the literature on U.S.-China relations posit…

  • Meiji Restoration Losers

    Meiji Restoration Losers
    av Michael Wert

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674251236

    This book is about the ?losers? of the Meiji Restoration and the supporters who promoted their legacy. Although the violence of the Meiji Restoration is typically downplayed, the trauma was real, and those who felt marginalized from the mainstream t…

  • Meiji Restoration Losers

    Meiji Restoration Losers
    av Michael Wert

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674726703

    This book is about the "losers" of the Meiji Restoration and the supporters who promoted their legacy. Although the violence of the Meiji Restoration is typically downplayed, the trauma was real, and those who felt marginalized from the mainstream t…

  • State or Merchant

    State or Merchant
    av Helen Dunstan

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674022621

    What did it mean to run a large, commercialized agrarian polity according to the best Confucian principles? This book is intended as a contribution to both intellectual and political history. It is partly a study of how Confucian-trained officials t…

  • Writing, Publishing, and Reading Local Gazetteers in Imperial China, 1100-1700

    Writing, Publishing, and Reading Local Gazetteers in Imperial China, 1100-1700
    av Joseph R. Dennis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674504295

    This book is the definitive study of imperial Chinese local gazetteers, one of the most important sources for premodern Chinese studies. Methodologically innovative, it represents a major contribution to the history of books, publishing, reading, an…

  • Taiwan?s Imagined Geography

    Taiwan?s Imagined Geography
    av Emma Jinhua Teng

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674021198

    Until 300 years ago, the Chinese considered Taiwan a 'land beyond the seas', a 'ball of mud' inhabited by 'naked and tattooed savages'. The incorporation of this island into the Qing Empire in the 17th Century and its evolution into a province by th…

  • A Latterday Confucian

    A Latterday Confucian
    av Susan Chan Egan

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674512979

    As a scholar, William Hung was instrumental in opening China's rich documentary past to modern scrutiny. As an educator, he helped shape one of twentieth-century China's most remarkable institutions, Yenching University. A member of the buoyant, Wes…

  • Reading North Korea

    Reading North Korea
    av Sonia Ryang

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674062474

    Often depicted as one of the world's most strictly isolationist and relentlessly authoritarian regimes, North Korea has remained terra incognita to foreign researchers as a site for anthropological fieldwork. Given the difficulty of gaining access t…

  • Steps of Perfection

    Steps of Perfection
    av Donald S. Sutton

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674010970

    Despite Taiwan's rise as an economic force in the world, modernity has not led to a Weberian process of disenchantment or curbed religiosity. To the contrary, other factors - social, economic, political - have stimulated religion. How and why this h…

  • The Secret Window

    The Secret Window
    av Anthony Hood Chambers

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674796744

    At the time of his death in 1965, at the age of 79, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro had been writing fiction, plays, essays, poems, and translations almost without interruption for more than fifty-five years. In this series of meditations on seven of Tanizaki's…

  • A Continuous Revolution

    A Continuous Revolution
    av Barbara Mittler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674065819

    "Cultural Revolution Culture", often denigrated as nothing but propaganda, not only was liked in its heyday but continues to be enjoyed today. A Continuous Revolution sets out to explain its legacy. By considering Cultural Revolution propaganda art-…

  • A Continuous Revolution

    A Continuous Revolution
    av Barbara Mittler

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674970533

    Cultural Revolution Culture, often denigrated as nothing but propaganda, was liked not only in its heyday but continues to be enjoyed today. A Continuous Revolution sets out to explain its legacy. By considering Cultural Revolution propaganda art?mu…

  • Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan

    Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan
    av Brian Steininger

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975156

    Written Chinese served as a prestigious, cosmopolitan script across medieval East Asia, from as far west as the Tarim Basin to the eastern kingdom of Heian period Japan (794?1185). In this book, Brian Steininger revisits the mid-Heian court of the T…

  • Voice, Silence, and Self

    Voice, Silence, and Self
    av Christopher Bondy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088405

    Stigmatized throughout Japanese history as outcastes, the burakumin are contemporary Japan's largest minority. In this study of youths from two different communities, Christopher Bondy explores how individuals navigate their social world, demonstrat…

  • When Empire Comes Home

    When Empire Comes Home
    av Lori Watt

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674033429

    Following the end of World War II in Asia, the Allied powers repatriated more than six million Japanese nationals from colonies and battlefields throughout Asia and deported more than a million colonial subjects from Japan to their countries of orig…

  • When Empire Comes Home

    When Empire Comes Home
    av Lori Watt

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055988

    Following the end of World War II in Asia, the Allied powers repatriated over six million Japanese nationals from colonies and battlefields throughout Asia and deported more than a million colonial subjects from Japan to their countries of origin. D…

  • A Political Explanation of Economic Growth

    A Political Explanation of Economic Growth
    av Yongping Wu

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017795

    Taiwan is a classic case of export-led industrialization. But unlike South Korea and Japan, where large firms have been the major exporters, before the late 1980s Taiwan's successful exporters were overwhelmingly small- and medium-sized enterprises…

  • From Cotton Mill to Business Empire

    From Cotton Mill to Business Empire
    av Elisabeth Koll

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674013940

    The demise of state-owned enterprises, the transformation of collectives into shareholding co-operatives, and the creation of investment opportunities through stock markets indicate China's movement from a socialist, state-controlled economy toward…

  • Real and Imagined

    Real and Imagined
    av Heather Blair

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674504271

    During the Heian period (794-1185), the sacred mountain Kinpusen, literally the "Peak of Gold," came to cultural prominence as a pilgrimage destination for the most powerful men in Japan-the Fujiwara regents and the retired emperors. Real and Imagin…

  • The Late Tang

    The Late Tang
    av Stephen Owen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674033283

    The poetry of the Late Tang often looked backward, and many poets of the period distinguished themselves through the intensity of their retrospective gaze. Chinese poets had always looked backward to some degree, but for many Late Tang poets the ech…

  • Income Inequality in Korea

    Income Inequality in Korea
    av Chong-Bum An

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674073197

    In the early 1990s, South Korea was showcased as a country that had combined extraordinary economic growth with a narrowing of income distribution, achieving remarkably low rates of unemployment and poverty. In the years following the financial cris…

  • Discourses of Seduction

    Discourses of Seduction
    av Hosea Hirata

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674016552

    If the postmodernist ethical onslaught has led to the demise of literature by exposing its political agenda, if all literature is compromised by its entanglement with power, why does literature's subterranean voice still seduce us into reading? Why…

  • Wretched Rebels

    Wretched Rebels
    av Lucien Bianco

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674035423

    This book, a condensed translation of the prize- winning "Jacqueries et revolution dans la Chine du XXe siecle", focuses on 'spontaneous' rural unrest, uninfluenced by revolutionary intellectuals. Yet it raises issues inspired by the perennial conce…

  • Public Spheres, Private Lives in Modern Japan, 1600-1950

    Public Spheres, Private Lives in Modern Japan, 1600-1950

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674016514

    The eleven chapters in this volume explore the process of carving out, in discourse and in practice, the boundaries delineating the state, the civil sphere, and the family in Japan from 1600 to 1950. One of the central themes in the volume is the de…

  • Information, Territory, and Networks

    Information, Territory, and Networks
    av Hilde De Weerdt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088429

    By the late eleventh century the Song court no longer dominated production of information about itself. Hilde De Weert demonstrates how the growing involvement of the literati in publishing such information altered the relationship between court and…

  • Government by Mourning

    Government by Mourning
    av Atsuko Hirai

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674066823

    From the early seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century, the Tokugawa shogunate enacted and enforced myriad laws and ordinances to control nearly every aspect of Japanese life, including observance of a person's death. In particular, the shoguns Ts…

  • Rituals of Self-Revelation

    Rituals of Self-Revelation
    av Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674773196

    Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit brings her method of analysis to this English translation of her book on the "sbisbosetsu", one of the most important yet misunderstood genres in Japanese literature. This study of the Japanese version of the I-novel provi…

  • Deliverance and Submission

    Deliverance and Submission
    av Kelly H. Chong

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674031074

    South Korea is home to some of the largest evangelical Protestant congregations in the world. This book investigates the meaning of - and the reasons behind - a particular aspect of contemporary South Korean evangelicalism: the intense involvement o…

  • Young China

    Young China
    av Mingwei Song

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088399

    Since the last years of the Qing dynasty, youth has been made a new agent of history in Chinese intellectuals' visions of national rejuvenation. Mingwei Song combines historical investigations of the origin and development of the modern Chinese yout…

  • The Money Doctors from Japan

    The Money Doctors from Japan
    av Michael Schiltz

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674062498

    Money and finance have been among the most potent tools of colonial power. This study investigates the Japanese experiment with financial imperialism--or "yen diplomacy"--at several key moments between the acquisition of Taiwan in 1895 and the outbr…

  • Itineraries of Power

    Itineraries of Power
    av Terry Kawashima

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674970526

    Movements?of people and groups, through travel, migration, exile, and diaspora?are central to understanding both local and global power relationships. But what of more literary moves: textual techniques such as distinct patterns of narrative flow, a…

  • The Dao of Muhammad

    The Dao of Muhammad
    av Zvi Ben-Dor Benite

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017740

    This book documents an Islamic-Confucian school of scholarship that flourished, mostly in the Yangzi Delta, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Drawing on previously unstudied materials, it reconstructs the network of Muslim scholars respon…