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Contesting the Myths of Samurai BaseballCultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Contesting the Myths of Samurai Baseball: Cultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Christopher T. Keaveney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455829
eISBN:
9789888455355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455829.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Japanese passion for the game of baseball stretches back over one hundred years, and has its origins in the Meiji period. Baseball has long been Japan’s national pastime, and the game constitutes ... More

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Børge Bakken (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Crime and the Chinese Dream” is edited by Børge Bakken. Although official propaganda emphasizes the Chinese Dream as the dream of all Chinese - a strong China with a prosperous population - but the ... More

Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Angela Ki Che Leung and Izumi Nakayama (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390908
eISBN:
9789888455096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390908.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This volume explores gender and health in the East Asian region during the long twentieth century. The nine chapters represent cases studies from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, with ... More

Meeting PlaceEncounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984

Meeting Place: Encounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984

Elizabeth Sinn and Christopher Munn (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390847
eISBN:
9789888455010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390847.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Meeting Place: Encounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984 presents detailed empirical studies of day-to-day interactions between people of different cultures in a variety of settings. The ... More

Metacinema in Contemporary Chinese Film

Metacinema in Contemporary Chinese Film

G. Andrew Stuckey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390816
eISBN:
9789888455133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390816.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Depictions within a movie of either filmmaking or film watching are hardly novel, but the dramatic expansion of the reach of the metacinematic into contemporary Chinese cinemas is nothing short of ... More

The Private Side of the Canton Trade, 1700-1840Beyond the Companies

The Private Side of the Canton Trade, 1700-1840: Beyond the Companies

Paul A. Van Dyke and Susan E. Schopp (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390939
eISBN:
9789888455171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390939.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Until now, the role of private traders in the Canton Trade has been largely overlooked. History books of the twentieth century say little about them, mostly because their narrative has often been ... More

Returning Home with GloryChinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Michael Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Returning Home with Glory highlights the importance of return and home in the history of the connections established and maintained between villagers in the Pearl River Delta and various Pacific ... More

Staging RevolutionArtistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Xing Fan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455812
eISBN:
9789888455164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455812.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a close examination of the artistry and aesthetics in model jingju. The author contextualizes model jingju by tracing its trajectory of political interaction from the 1930s to the ... More

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