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A National Network: Travel and Correspondence

Terrence Jackson

in Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853587
eISBN:
9780824868840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853587.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Improved travel and postal infrastructures were two components leading to the development of proto-nationalism during this period, and impacted the activity of scholars. They allowed rangakusha to ... More


The Ryukyu Kingdom under the <i>Bakuhan</i> System

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

in The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Toyotomi Hideyoshi moved to unify Japan and gave the Shimazu clan in Satsuma the right (not acknowledged by Ryukyu) to control Ryukyu. Satsuma successfully invaded Ryukyu in 1609, forcing King Shō ... More


Being and Time in Nagasaki, Japan

Toru Yamada

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0045
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reflects on a physical and ethnographic encounter with a particular concept of time—tidal time—during fieldwork in Japan's island communities. “Tidal time” is a schedule that follows the ... More


The World of Dutch Studies and an Information Revolution

Terrence Jackson

in Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853587
eISBN:
9780824868840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853587.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the early modern period, Japan underwent a widespread information revolution that helped feed momentum toward both cultural integration across Japan and cultural secession from the orthodox ... More


Creating Community: The Culture of Early Modern Salons

Terrence Jackson

in Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853587
eISBN:
9780824868840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853587.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates the rising importance of salons within the cultural communities of eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Japan. Most rangaku enthusiasts could also be categorized as bunjin ... More


The Zheng Regime and the Tokugawa Bakufu: Asking for Japanese Intervention

Patrizia Carioti

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Zheng maritime organization used its commercial influence over Japan as a political instrument to pressure the Tokugawa bakufu (shogunate) to intervene in the Ming–Qing ... More


Determining the Law of the Sea: The Long History of the Breukelen Case, 1657–1662

Adam Clulow

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the history of the Breukelen case that lasted from 1657 to 1662. In June 1657, a Dutch East India Company (VOC) ship called the Breukelen attacked and seized a Chinese junk in ... More


Shame and Scandal in the Family: Dutch Eavesdropping on the Zheng Lineage

Leonard Blussé

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the mutual interactions and inner dynamics of the Zheng lineage, casting new light on Koxinga and his son Zheng Jing to show that not all was harmonious and peaceful within the ... More


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