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KaibaraEkken’s Precepts for Daily Life in Japan

Mary Evelyn Tucker

in Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153973
eISBN:
9780231527194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153973.003.0028
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Precepts for Daily Life in Japan by Kaibara Ekken (1630–1714). Ekken was regarded by his contemporaries and by later generations as a major figure in Japanese intellectual ... More


Mrs. Tsenhor: A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt

Koenraad Donker van Heel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774166341
eISBN:
9781617975875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166341.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Reconstruction of the actual life of the ancient Egyptian female entrepreneur Tsenhor daughter of Nesmin (6th-5th century BCE). Her papers—papyri written in Demotic—are now kept in museums in London, ... More


What Is Airport Urbanism?

Max Hirsh

in Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816696093
eISBN:
9781452955148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696093.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

An autobiographical introduction that provides a unique frame for studying the cross-border movement of the “semi-privileged” air travelers in Asia. The chapter argues that these passengers, and the ... More


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