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Building HistoriesThe Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226283470
eISBN:
9780226331898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226331898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Building Histories traces the lives of five monuments in Delhi—Red Fort; Rasul Numa Dargah; Jama Masjid; Purana Qila; and the Qutb Complex—from the mid-nineteenth century to the twentieth century. ... More

Chinese History and CultureSeventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More

Chinese History and CultureSixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More

Darwin, Dharma, and the DivineEvolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

G. Clinton Godart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine demonstrates that evolutionary theory was never passively accepted, but played active and controversial roles in modern Japanese thought. Evolutionary theory was ... 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

The History ProblemThe Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Hiro Saito

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Seventy years after the Asia-Pacific War ended, Japan is still embroiled in intense controversies with South Korea and China over how to commemorate it. Why did the controversies—known as East Asia’s ... More

Luxurious NetworksSalt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China

Luxurious Networks: Salt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China

Yulian Wu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804798112
eISBN:
9781503600799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798112.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the transformation of Huizhou salt merchants’ social and political status in eighteenth-century China. These merchants left their homes in the remote countryside of Huizhou, ... 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

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