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Banished to the Great Northern WildernessPolitical Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Ning Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713187
eISBN:
9781501714016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713187.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After Mao Zedong's Anti-Rightist Campaign of 1957–58, Chinese intellectuals were subjected to “re-education” by the state. This book draws on labor farm archives, interviews, and memoirs to provide a ... More

Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

Imperial IntoxicationAlcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina

Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina

Gerard Sasges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866884
eISBN:
9780824876883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866884.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in 1897 the French state monopolized the production and sale of rice liquor in Indochina. The result was one of the colonial era’s defining institutions, with French-owned factories ... More

The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics"Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics": Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

Rosemary Roberts

Li Li (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390892
eISBN:
9789888455003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390892.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book brings together research on China’s “red classics” across the entire Maoist period through to their re-emergence in the reform era. It critically investigates the changing nature and ... More

Monastery, Monument, MuseumSites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Maurizio Peleggi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866068
eISBN:
9780824876913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Monastery, Monument, Museum examines cultural sites, artifacts, and institutions of Thailand as both products and vehicles of cultural memory. From rock caves to reliquaries, from cultic images to ... More

Panda NationThe Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More

Reduced to a Symbolical ScaleThe Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Reduced to a Symbolical Scale: The Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Tony Banham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390878
eISBN:
9789888390489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In July 1940, the wives and children of British families in Hong Kong, military and civilian, were compulsorily evacuated, following a plan created by the Hong Kong government in 1939. That plan ... More

Sanitized SexRegulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Robert Kramm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295971
eISBN:
9780520968691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295971.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sanitized Sex analyzes the development of new forms of regulation concerning prostitution, venereal disease, and intimacy during the occupation of Japan after the Second World War, focusing on the ... More

Terrestrial LessonsThe Conquest of the World as Globe

Terrestrial Lessons: The Conquest of the World as Globe

Sumathi Ramaswamy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226476575
eISBN:
9780226476742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226476742.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Terrestrial Lessons is an unconventional history of a commonplace object we moderns have likely encountered at some point of time in our lives, especially as school-going children. For the last half ... More

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