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Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Alan Karras and Laura J. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This volume responds to provocations that Jerry Bentley tendered in his scholarship and through his professional activities. The collection interrogates the institutional settings, disciplinary ... More


Trading Nature: Tahitians, Europeans, and Ecological Exchange

Jennifer Newell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832810
eISBN:
9780824870744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832810.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

When Captain Samuel Wallis became the first European to land at Tahiti in June 1767, he left not only a British flag on shore but also three guinea hens, a pair of turkeys, a pregnant cat, and a ... More


Conclusion

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

in Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833732
eISBN:
9780824870782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833732.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter attempts to make some general remarks on the overall study, at the same time acknowledging that the sheer diversity of material explored in this volume will make such comments ... More


Close Encounters of the Methodological Kind: Contending with Enlightenment Legacies in World History

Laura J. Mitchell

in Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.003.0013
Subject:
History, Historiography

Professional and public perceptions of history remain deeply influenced by the discipline’s Enlightenment roots. Without a set of common assumptions, the field would be paralyzed, but unless scholars ... More


Hawai‘i, the IPR, and the Japanese Immigration Problem: A Focus on the First and Second IPR Conferences of 1925 and 1927

Nobuo Katagiri

in Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832254
eISBN:
9780824869267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832254.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter narrates how the Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) resolved cross-cultural conflicts like the immigration problem between Japan and the United States and antiforeign nationalism in ... More


Conclusion

Jennifer Newell

in Trading Nature: Tahitians, Europeans, and Ecological Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832810
eISBN:
9780824870744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832810.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter looks back to the lessons discussed in the previous chapters in drawing out the major themes the above scenes of ecological exchange imply. Selecting Tahiti as a focus, a ... More


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