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Women of the Conquest Dynasties: Gender and Identity in Liao and Jin China

Linda Cooke Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834043
eISBN:
9780824870300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834043.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's historical women warriors hailed from the northeast (Manchuria) during the Liao (907–1125) and Jin (1115–1234) dynasties. They rode horseback astride, were good at hunting and shooting, and ... More


Feasting in Southeast Asia

Brian Hayden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Feasting emerges from the pages of this book as far more than gustatory and social diversions from daily work routines. Instead, feasting in tribal societies plays a critical role in village social, ... More


Hill Tribes in General

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the range of variation in hill tribes in the Southeast Asia culture area. It examines commonalities and differences in subsistence, village and kinship ... More


Laotian Tribal Feasts

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Several exploratory survey trips to Laos revealed relatively poorly developed feasting traditions apparently due to very low levels of food production and wealth. However, a number of ritual ... More


Maori Traditions in Analogy with the Past

Toon van Meijl

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter proposes a new analytical concept for studying indigenous discourses on tradition: traditions as reconstructions of cultural practices analogous to similar actions performed in the past. ... More


“Every Woman Deviating from the Code”: Cultural Lag, Moral Contagion, and Social Disintegration

Maureen A. Molloy

in On Creating a Usable Culture: Margaret Mead and the Emergence of American Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831165
eISBN:
9780824869236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831165.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Mead's least well known work, The Changing Culture of an Indian Tribe (1932). Located in the American Midwest—far from her usual ethnographic locus in the Pacific—the book ... More


The Scythians and Their Neighbors

Anatoly M. Khazanov

in Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839789
eISBN:
9780824869526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839789.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The socio-political organization and political culture of the Scythian kingdoms from the second half of the 7th century until the mid-3rd century BCE demonstrate principle similarity with those of ... More


The Use of Sociopolitical Terminology for Nomads: An Excursion into the Term Buluo in Tang China

İsenbike Togan

in Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839789
eISBN:
9780824869526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839789.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

While the question of what a tribe is has been addressed in the literature, and the Chinese term currently used for tribe is buluo, this paper suggests the value of reexamining the meaning and the ... More


The Colo War of 1876

Robert Nicole

in Disturbing History: Resistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832919
eISBN:
9780824870478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832919.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the Colo War of 1876, extensively chronicling the context within which the war took place. The Colo War has its origins in the twenty-year period that preceded the signing of ... More


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