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Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities

Richard Pearson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837129
eISBN:
9780824870980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837129.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Who are the people of the Ryukyu Islands? How could they survive and prosper on small, isolated islands? How did the independent Ryukyu Kingdom become a major player in East Asian medieval trade? ... More


Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China

Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Anthony P. D'Costa (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082286
eISBN:
9780199082377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082286.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

India and China—the two largest and fastest growing economies in the world—are contributing to the realignment of the global economy while most of the advanced capitalist countries are reeling under ... More


Growth, Reforms, and Inequality: Comparing India and China

Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Anthony P. D’Costa

in Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082286
eISBN:
9780199082377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082286.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses two main questions. First, what is the trend in inequality in India and China? Second, what additional information can be obtained by decomposing aggregate trends in terms of: ... More


Retrospect

Richard Bowring

in In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This retrospect is a short appraisal of the narrative told in this book, emphasizing the degree to which Song–Ming Neo-Confucianism acted as a constant sounding board throughout the period, a period ... More


The Gusuku Period

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/9780824855178.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the Gusuku period (roughly the fifteenth century), when Ryukyu was divided into two cultural spheres – northern and southern. This period saw the rise of local fiefs, and ... More


Enduring Burmese Realities

Renaud Egreteau

in Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter seeks to provide a realistic assessment of the other long-term challenges that continue to plague Myanmar. While many are not necessarily hindering democratization, all pose considerable ... More


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