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Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature, 1868-1937

Mark Silver

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831882
eISBN:
9780824869397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book argues for a reassessment of existing models of literary influence between “unequal” cultures. Because the detective story had no pre-existing native equivalent in Japan, the genre's ... More


Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Kyung-Ae Park (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The concept of security has undergone significant change in the past few decades: it has been broadened to include a greater number of potential threats and an increased number of relevant actors. ... More


The Five Punishments 《五刑章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius and Master Zeng are talking about the crimes that are addressed by the Five Punishments, none of of which is graver than to be wanting in family reverence. According to ... More


Siam's New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand

Samson W. Lim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855253
eISBN:
9780824869106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855253.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Siam’s New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand is an analytical history of the visual tools—fingerprints, maps, diagrams, and photographs—employed by the Thai police when ... More


Murder, Reenacted

Samson Lim

in Siam's New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855253
eISBN:
9780824869106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855253.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The crime scene re-enactment is another prominent visual practice used by the Thai police. It is believed to have been introduced in the late 1920s as a way to categorize crime into what the police ... More


Do Traffickers Have Navels?

Sverre Molland

in The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the recent attention to the issue of human trafficking, first by addressing the claim that trafficking is the new slave trade. In particular, it considers what human trafficking ... More


The Market Metaphor

Sverre Molland

in The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the commonalities that underlie the diversity of the anti-trafficking sector and are expressed through legal binaries and a market metaphor. These common denominators are ... More


The Buddhist Context of Sin

Jonathan A. Silk

in Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830908
eISBN:
9780824868987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830908.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhist scholastic tradition speaks of a classification of five “sins of immediate retribution”: killing one's father, mother, or an arhat; drawing the blood of a buddha; and creating a schism in ... More


Introduction: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature

Mark Silver

in Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature, 1868-1937

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831882
eISBN:
9780824869397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831882.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the responses of Japanese authors to the problem of writing in the borrowed genre of detective fiction. It considers the implications of Japan's deliberate policy of Westernization ... More


Affirmations of Authority: Premodern and Early Meiji Crime Literature

Mark Silver

in Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature, 1868-1937

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831882
eISBN:
9780824869397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831882.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the state of Japanese crime literature prior to the emergence of detective fiction, from the Tokugawa period (1600–1868) to the early Meiji period (1868–1912). More ... More


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