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The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957From Foe to Friend

The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957: From Foe to Friend

Dean Aszkielowicz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390724
eISBN:
9789888390427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390724.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After the Second World War, the Australian military prosecuted almost a thousand alleged Japanese war criminals. These prosecutions were not only an attempt to punish Japan for its wartime ... More

Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie V. Wallace (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Focusing on a diverse cast of characters and/or depraved actions polemicized by writers from the Spring and Autumn period (771-476 B.C.E.) through the Song dynasty (960-1279 C.E.), this volume places ... More

Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Choson Korea

Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Choson Korea

Don Baker and Franklin Rausch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866266
eISBN:
9780824875633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A study of Korea’s first significant encounter with Western civilization, this work analyzes how Koreans reacted to Catholicism imported from China at the end of the 18th century. It explores the ... More

The Everlasting EmpireThe Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

Yuri Pines

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134956
eISBN:
9781400842278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134956.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Established in 221 BCE, the Chinese empire lasted for 2,132 years before being replaced by the Republic of China in 1912. During its two millennia, the empire endured internal wars, foreign ... More

Guan YuThe Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Guan Yu: The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Barend J. ter Haar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803645
eISBN:
9780191842030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Guan Yu was a minor general in his own day, who supported one of numerous claimants to the throne in the early third century CE. He was captured and executed by enemy forces in 219. He eventually ... More

Guilty of IndigenceThe Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Janet Y. Chen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early twentieth century, a time of political fragmentation and social upheaval in China, poverty became the focus of an anguished national conversation about the future of the country. ... More

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Peter Francis Kornicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797821
eISBN:
9780191839139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797821.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a wide-ranging study of vernacularization in East Asia, and for this purpose East Asia includes not only China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam but also other societies that no longer exist, ... More

The Makings of Indonesian IslamOrientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Michael Laffan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Indonesian Islam is often portrayed as being intrinsically moderate by virtue of the role that mystical Sufism played in shaping its traditions. According to Western observers—from Dutch colonial ... More

My Enemy's EnemyIndia in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Avinash Paliwal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. Challenging deeply held ... More

Myanmar in the Fifteenth CenturyA Tale of Two Kingdoms

Myanmar in the Fifteenth Century: A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Michael A. Aung-Thwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867836
eISBN:
9780824875688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867836.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When the kingdom of Pagan—representing the “classical state” and “golden age” of Myanmar—declined politically by the early fourteenth century, Upper Myanmar reconstituted itself into three smaller ... More

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