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Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

John Fitzgerald and Hon-ming Yip (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528264
eISBN:
9789888528929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528264.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Charity is common to diaspora communities the world over, from Armenian diaspora networks to Zimbabwean ones, but the forms charitable activity takes vary across communities and sites of settlement. ... More

The Compensations of PlunderHow China Lost Its Treasures

The Compensations of Plunder: How China Lost Its Treasures

Justin M. Jacobs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226711966
eISBN:
9780226712154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book provides a new interpretive framework for Western archaeological expeditions along the Silk Road in northwestern China during the first three decades of the twentieth century. By placing ... More

In the Ruins of the Japanese EmpireImperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia

In the Ruins of the Japanese Empire: Imperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia

Barak Kushner and Andrew Levidis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528288
eISBN:
9789882206571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The destruction of Japan’s empire in August 1945 under the military onslaught of the Allied Powers produced a powerful rupture in the histories of modern East Asia. Everywhere imperial ruins from ... More

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