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  • Nishiyama: EDO Culture Paper

    Nishiyama: EDO Culture Paper
    av Kazuo Nishiyama

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824817367

    Nishiyama Matsunosuke is one of the most important historians of Tokugawa (Edo) popular culture, yet until now his work has never been translated into a Western language. Edo Culture presents a selection of Nishiyama's writings that serves not only…

  • O'ahu Snorkelers and Shore Divers Guide

    O'ahu Snorkelers and Shore Divers Guide
    av Francisco B.De Carvalho

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824826468

    This guide to 26 of O'ahu's snorkeling and diving sites includes maps showing where it is safest to enter and exit the water, what to look for (coral, shells, fishes, underwater caverns) and what hazards to avoid. Also, each site is rated according…

  • Our House Divided

    Our House Divided
    av Tomi K. Knaefler

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824810450

    How does a man serving in the Imperial Japanese Army feel when he suddenly sees his brother in the uniform of the enemy United States? How does a Japanese mother, surrounded by barbed wire in an American internment camp for enemy aliens, feel when h…

  • Remembering Aizu

    Remembering Aizu
    av Shiba Goro

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824821302

    The Meiji Restoration of 1868 is most often seen as a glorious event marking the overthrow of Tokugawa feudalism and the beginning of Japan's modern transformation. Yet it had its dark side. The Aizu domain in northeastern Japan had staunchly suppor…

  • Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings in Contemporary Japanese Inari Workship

    Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings in Contemporary Japanese Inari Workship
    av Karen A. Smyers

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824820589

    The deity Inari has been worshipped in Japan since at least the early eighth century and today is a revered presence in such varied venues as Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples, factories, theaters, private households, restaurants, beauty shops, and r…

  • Civil Society in West Maui

    Civil Society in West Maui

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781952461019

    In this wide-ranging collection of essays, Civil Society in West Maui pieces together key political controversies that have animated the social and political life of West Maui. The book is a recounting of struggles. Working within the long shadow ca…

  • A History of Modern Japanese Aesthetics

    A History of Modern Japanese Aesthetics
    av Michael F. Marra

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824823696

    This collection of essays constitutes the first history of modern Japanese aesthetics in any language. It introduces readers through lucid and readable translations to works on the philosophy of art written by major Japanese thinkers from the late n…

  • Haunted Houses and Ghostly Encounters: Ethnography and Animism in East Timor, 1860-1975

    Haunted Houses and Ghostly Encounters: Ethnography and Animism in East Timor, 1860-1975
    av Christopher J. Shepherd

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824878672

    Haunted Houses and Ghostly Encounters: Ethnography and Animism in East Timor, 1860-1975 presents a history of Western ethnography of animism in East Timor during the Portuguese period. The book consists of ten chapters, each one a narrative of the w…

  • Ames: Focusing the Familiar: Pa

    Ames: Focusing the Familiar: Pa

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824824785

    The Zhongyong--translated here as Focusing the Familiar--has been regarded as a document of enormous wisdom for more than two millennia and is one of Confucianism's most sacred and seminal texts. It achieved truly canonical preeminence when it becam…

  • Heisig: Philosophers of Nothing Pa

    Heisig: Philosophers of Nothing Pa
    av James W. Heisig

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824824808

    The past twenty years have seen the publication of numerous translations and commentaries on the principal philosophers of the Kyoto School, but so far no general overview and evaluation of their thought has been available, either in Japanese or in…

  • Chinese Language

    Chinese Language
    av John DeFrancis

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824810689

  • The Challenge of Sustainable Forests: Forest Resource Policy in Malaysia, 1970 to 1995

    The Challenge of Sustainable Forests: Forest Resource Policy in Malaysia, 1970 to 1995
    av Fadzilah Majid Cooke

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824822460

    The Challenge of Sustainable Forests is an innovative piece of work that provides a range of insights into forest resource use in Malaysia and the power relations behind the working of forest policy at the local level. It explores the rich debate on…

  • Travels in Hawaii

    Travels in Hawaii
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Inbunden - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824802578

    In 1899 a chartered yacht, the Casco, brought to Honolulu Robert Louis Stevenson and his family. The writer was then already at the height of his popularity in Europe and the United States. He spent the next six months and another, shorter period in…

  • The Gates of Power: Monks, Courtiers, and Warriors in Premodern Japan

    The Gates of Power: Monks, Courtiers, and Warriors in Premodern Japan
    av Mikael S. Adolphson

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824822637

    The political influence of temples in premodern Japan, most clearly manifested in divine demonstrations--where rowdy monks and shrine servants brought holy symbols to the capital to exert pressure on courtiers--has traditionally been condemned and i…

  • Tomorrow's Memories

    Tomorrow's Memories
    av Angeles Monrayo

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824826888

    Angeles Monrayo began her diary on January 10, 1924, just before she moved from a sugar plantation in Waipahu to Pablo Manlapit's strike camp in Honolulu with her father and older brother. This is a young Filipino girl's view of life in Hawaii and c…

  • Victim as Hero: Ideologies of Peace and National Identity in Postwar Japan

    Victim as Hero: Ideologies of Peace and National Identity in Postwar Japan
    av James J. Orr

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824823559

    This is the first systematic, historical inquiry into the emergence of victim consciousness (higaisha ishiki) as an essential component of Japanese pacifist national identity after World War II. In his meticulously crafted narrative and analysis, th…

  • The Most Offending Soul Alive: Tom Harrisson and His Remarkable Life

    The Most Offending Soul Alive: Tom Harrisson and His Remarkable Life
    av Judith M. Heimann

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824821494

    An English eccentric and adventurer, Tom Harrisson (1911-1976) sought knowledge and renown in a dizzying number of fields, while breaking most of the rules of civilized society. He was a precursor in the field of modern market research; he won the D…

  • Zen Sand: The Book of Capping Phrases for Koan Practice

    Zen Sand: The Book of Capping Phrases for Koan Practice
    av Victor Sogen Hori

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824822842

    Zen Sand is a classic collection of verses aimed at aiding practitioners of k an meditation to negotiate the difficult relationship between insight and language. As such it represents a major contribution to both Western Zen practice and English-lan…

  • Organizing the Spontaneous: Citizen Protest in Postwar Japan

    Organizing the Spontaneous: Citizen Protest in Postwar Japan
    av Wesley Sasaki-Uemura

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824823115

    In 1960 millions of Japanese citizens took to the streets for months of protest against the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty (Anpo) and its forcible ratification by the Kishi government. In the decades that followed, the Anpo era citizens' movements exert…

  • Friday Legacies of the Sword Pap

    Friday Legacies of the Sword Pap
    av Karl F. Friday, Seki Humitake

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824818470

    Western scholars and educators are generally far less familiar with the samurai in his original-and, ostensibly, primary-role as warrior and masters of arms than in his other functions as landowner, feudal lord, literature, or philosopher. Yet, any…

  • Jullien: Treatise on Efficacy Pa

    Jullien: Treatise on Efficacy Pa
    av François Jullien

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824828158

    In this highly insightful analysis of Western and Chinese concepts of efficacy, Fran ois Jullien subtly delves into the metaphysical preconceptions of the two civilizations to account for diverging patterns of action in warfare, politics, and diplom…

  • On the Na Pali Coast

    On the Na Pali Coast
    av Kathy Valier

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824811549

    Outdoors adventurers interested in natural beauty will make this book a must for any anticipated visit to the island of Kauai. Valier's descriptions of park routes, natural wonders, and trails are supplemented by maps pinpointing each point of inter…

  • Japan's Colonization of Korea: Discourse and Power

    Japan's Colonization of Korea: Discourse and Power
    av Alexis Dudden

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824831394

    From its creation in the early twentieth century, policymakers used the discourse of international law to legitimate Japan's empire. Although the Japanese state aggrandizers' reliance on this discourse did not create the imperial nation Japan would…

  • Choo: Handbk of Korean Voc Paper

    Choo: Handbk of Korean Voc Paper
    av Miho Choo, William O'Grady

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824817381

    Vocabulary learning is the single most important component of second-language acquisition. In cases where the second language is unrelated to the learner's native tongue, this task presents special challenges because there are typically few clues in…

  • Becoming Tongan: An Ethnography of Childhood

    Becoming Tongan: An Ethnography of Childhood
    av Helen Morton

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824817589

    In this first detailed account of growing up in Tonga, Helen Morton focuses on the influence of anga fakatonga (the Tongan way) in all facets of Tongan childhood, from the antenatal period to late adolescence. Childhood is a crucial period when cult…

  • Kodomo No Tame Ni--For the Sake of the Children: The Japanese American Experience in Hawaii

    Kodomo No Tame Ni--For the Sake of the Children: The Japanese American Experience in Hawaii
    av Dennis M. Ogawa, Glen Grant

    Inbunden - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824805289

  • Kamala: Forest Recollections Paper

    Kamala: Forest Recollections Paper
    av Tiyavanich Kamala

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824817688

    I stayed in the forest] for two nights. The first night, nothing happened. The second night, at about one or two in the morning, a tiger came--which meant that I didn't get any sleep the whole night. I sat in meditation, scared stiff, while the tige…

  • Beginning of Heaven and Earth: The Sacred Book of Japan's Hidden Christians

    Beginning of Heaven and Earth: The Sacred Book of Japan's Hidden Christians

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824818067

    In 1865 a French priest was visited by a small group of Japanese at his newly built church in Nagasaki. They were descendants of Japan's first Christians, the survivors of brutal religious persecution under the Tokugawa government. The Kakure Kirish…

  • Architecture of Bali: A Source Book of Traditional and Modern Forms

    Architecture of Bali: A Source Book of Traditional and Modern Forms
    av Made Wijaya

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824826833

    This is at once a compendium for designers and an entertaining essay on the architecture of Asia's most glamorous tropical island by one of its foremost admirers. Landscape and architectural designer Made Wijaya draws on his photographic archives, c…

  • Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa

    Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824821692

    Southern Exposure is the first anthology of Okinawan literature to appear in English translation, and it appears at a propitious time. Although Okinawa Prefecture comprises only one percent of Japan's population, its writers have been winning a disp…

  • Thought War: Japanese Imperial Propaganda

    Thought War: Japanese Imperial Propaganda
    av Barak Kushner

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824829209

    A major contribution both to the study of Japan and propaganda in the twentieth century. Barak Kushner meticulously and convincingly reveals the full scope of what was assumed to not have existed; namely an organized, multifaceted, and disturbingly…

  • Village on the Edge

    Village on the Edge
    av Michael French Smith

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824825218

  • ABC Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (Yanyu)

    ABC Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (Yanyu)
    av John S. Rohsenow

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824822217

    This Chinese-English dictionary of proverbs (yanyu) consists of approximately 4,000 Chinese proverbs alphabetically arranged by the first word(s) (ci) of the proverb according to the Hanyu Pinyin transcription and Chinese characters (standard simpli…

  • Generals and Scholars: Military Rule in Medieval Korea

    Generals and Scholars: Military Rule in Medieval Korea
    av Edward Shultz

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824821883

    Generals and Scholars is the first work in English to examine fully military rule during the Koryo. Although it lasted for only a century, the period was one of dynamic change--a time of institutional development, social transformation, and the reas…

  • Goldin: Culture of Sex Anct China P

    Goldin: Culture of Sex Anct China P
    av Paul R. Goldin

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824824051

    The subject of sex was central to early Chinese thought. Discussed openly and seriously as a fundamental topic of human speculation, it was an important source of imagery and terminology that informed the classical Chinese conception of social and p…

  • Being Benevolence: The Social Ethics of Engaged Buddhism

    Being Benevolence: The Social Ethics of Engaged Buddhism
    av Sallie B. King

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824828646

    Engaged Buddhism is the contemporary movement of nonviolent social and political activism found throughout the Buddhist world. Its ethical theory sees the world in terms of cause and effect, a view that discourages its practitioners from becoming ad…

  • Red Azalea

    Red Azalea

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824812560

  • Dog Shogun: The Personality and Policies of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi

    Dog Shogun: The Personality and Policies of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi
    av Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824829780

    Tsunayoshi (1646-1709), the fifth Tokugawa shogun, is one of the most notorious figures in Japanese history. Viewed by many as a tyrant, his policies were deemed eccentric, extreme, and unorthodox. His Laws of Compassion, which made the maltreatment…

  • Nakasone: Okinawan Diaspora Paper

    Nakasone: Okinawan Diaspora Paper

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824824068

    The first Okinawan immigrants arrived in Honolulu in January 1900 to work as contract laborers on Hawai'i's sugar plantations. Over time Okinawans would continue migrating east to the continental U.S., Canada, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Mexic…

  • Marital Acts

    Marital Acts
    av Jiemin Bao

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824828790

    Waves of migration, from China to Thailand and from Thailand to the US, have helped shape the identities of three generations of diasporic Chinese Thai. Jiemin Bao focuses on how cultural identities - as seen through the lens of marriage - play a ce…

  • Intimacy or Integrity: Philosophy and Cultural Difference

    Intimacy or Integrity: Philosophy and Cultural Difference
    av Thomas P. Kasulis

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824824761

    How can I know something? How can I convince someone of the rightness of my position? How does reality function? What is artistic creativity? What is the role of the state? It is well known that people from various cultures give dissimilar answers t…

  • The Potent Dead

    The Potent Dead

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824825553

    The dead are potent and omnipresent in modern Indonesia. Presidents and peasants alike meditate before sacred graves to exploit the power they confer, and mediums do good business curing the sick by interpreting the wishes of deceased forebears. Amo…

  • Leaves from an Autumn of Emergencies: Selections from the Wartime Diaries of Ordinary Japanese

    Leaves from an Autumn of Emergencies: Selections from the Wartime Diaries of Ordinary Japanese
    av Samuel Hideo Yamashita

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824829360

    The fall of Singapore and the brilliant victories achieved since the start of the war mean we are protected, but I don't know just how grateful I should be. --Takahashi Aiko, housewife, February 1942 This is my final departure from the home islands.…

  • Thinking about Traffic in West Maui

    Thinking about Traffic in West Maui

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781952461002

    West Maui's long-time residents, tourists, and day workers alike have spent hours sitting in their cars, frustrated, as they ask the ubiquitous modern-day question, "why can't they do something about this traffic?" Thinking about Traffic in West Mau…

  • Indonesian Politics in Crisis: The Long Fall of Suharto,1996-98

    Indonesian Politics in Crisis: The Long Fall of Suharto,1996-98
    av Stefan Eklof

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788787062688

    Despite a severe economic crisis, social unrest and growing pressure for political change, President Suharto's position seemed secure until the revolt of 1998. This book describes the unfolding events since 1996 which led to his resignation and eval…

  • Na Mele O Hawaii Nei

    Na Mele O Hawaii Nei
    av Samuel H. Elbert

    Pocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870222191

    Here for the first time is a large collection of Hawaiian songs in an authoritative text with translation (music not included). The texts have never before been written consistently with the glottal stops (indicating syllabic breaks between vowels)…

  • Enchi: A Tale of False Fortunes Pa

    Enchi: A Tale of False Fortunes Pa
    av Fumiko Enchi

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824821357

    A Tale of False Fortunes is a masterful translation of Enchi Fumiko's (1905-1986) modern classic, Namamiko monogatari. Written in 1965, this prize-winning work of historical fiction presents an alternative account of an imperial love affair narrated…

  • Beichman: Embracing the Firebird Pa

    Beichman: Embracing the Firebird Pa
    av Janine Beichman

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824822088

    How did a girl from the provinces, meant to do nothing more than run the family store, become a bold and daring poet whose life and work helped change the idea of love in modern Japan? Embracing the Firebird is the first book-length study in English…

  • Modern Korean Literature: An Anthology

    Modern Korean Literature: An Anthology

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824812553

    The history of Korea in the twentieth century has been a grim succession of oppressions, humiliations, and betrayals. Yet through it all, modern Korean writers have been able not only to find their own distinctive voices but to forge a national lite…