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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


The Making of a Cathedral, 1927–1941

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Conflicts between the Cathedral Body and the Bishop persisted. In 1928, a reformation of the Cathedral’s government was proposed. Pew rent was abolished. A new electorate was formed from those ... More


Beyond the vagina-clitoris debate: From naming the genitals to reclaiming the woman’s body

in Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This study brings into the open Hong Kong women's suppressed and hidden articulation of their feelings about their sexual body parts. By tracing the heavily regulated and always difficult process by ... More


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