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The Private Side of the Canton Trade, 1700-1840: Beyond the Companies

Paul A. Van Dyke and Susan E. Schopp (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390939
eISBN:
9789888455171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390939.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Until now, the role of private traders in the Canton Trade has been largely overlooked. History books of the twentieth century say little about them, mostly because their narrative has often been ... More


Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Michael Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Returning Home with Glory highlights the importance of return and home in the history of the connections established and maintained between villagers in the Pearl River Delta and various Pacific ... More


From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World

Elidor Mëhilli

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714153
eISBN:
9781501709593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714153.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book interprets socialism as a form of globalization by telling the unknown history of a small country that found itself entangled in some of the biggest developments of the Cold War. Within two ... More


Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Qi Wang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a historically informed examination of independent moving image works made between 1990 and 2010 in China. Showcasing an evolving personal mode of narrating memory, documenting ... More


Good Quality: The Routinization of Sperm Banking in China

Ayo Wahlberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297777
eISBN:
9780520969995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297777.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

From crude and uneasy beginnings, sperm banking has become a routine part of China’s pervasive and restrictive reproductive complex within the space of thirty years. It covers the introduction of ... More


A Silent Transformation

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chinese thought and culture emphasize transitions, invisible germinations, and sentient life in contrast to Western culture that is focused on fixed identity. Gentleness is tied to this gradual ... More


China's Digital Nationalism

Florian Schneider

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190876791
eISBN:
9780190876838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876791.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

China’s Digital Nationalism explores online networks and their nationalist discourses in digital China. It asks what happens to national community sentiments when they go digital. Nationalism, in ... More


Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Marie-Eve Reny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190698089
eISBN:
9780190698126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the early years of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese state has sought to regulate the practice of religion. The institutions it created for that purpose were meant to ensure that ... More


The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War International Order

Hanns W. Maull (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828945
eISBN:
9780191867422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828945.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This books surveys the evolution of the international order in the quarter century since the end of the Cold War through the prism of developments in key regional and functional parts of this ... More


Boki’s Predicament: Sandalwood and the China Trade

Gregory Rosenthal

in Beyond Hawai'i: Native Labor in the Pacific World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295063
eISBN:
9780520967960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295063.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 begins with the opening of a trans-Pacific triangular trade in the 1780s among the United States, China, and Hawaiʻi. Boki was an aliʻi (ruling chief) and kiaʻāina (governor) of Oʻahu who ... More


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