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Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Edward J. M. Rhoads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Educational Mission was one of the earliest efforts at educational modernization in China. As part of the Self-Strengthening Movement, the Qing government sent 120 students to New England ... More


Afterword

Laura Victoir and Victor Zatsepine

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The European built form in Asia represents the presence of the colonial powers, and their social, legal, military, and economic privilege. It also symobolizes the developments and changes that the ... More


Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Huaiyin Li

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers the first systematic analysis of writings on modern Chinese history by historians in China from the early twentieth century to the present. It traces the construction of major ... More


Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, and Brett L. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the relationship between Japan's history, culture, and physical environment. It expands the focus of previous work on Japanese modernization by examining Japan's role in global ... More


Building a Heaven on Earth: Religion, Activism, and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea

Albert L. Park

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839659
eISBN:
9780824869434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839659.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Why and how did Korean religious groups respond to growing rural poverty, social dislocation, and the corrosion of culture caused by forces of modernization under strict Japanese colonial rule ... More


To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Janice C.H. Kim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Linking economic and social historical research methods with special reference to the evolution of the industrial labor force, this book offers an account of the popular expansion of gender, labor, ... More


An Ambiguous Intimacy: Farang as Siamese Occidentalism

Pattana Kitiarsa

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the historical constructions of farang (Westerners) in Thai thought and outlines the influence of this notion on the historical project of the making and remaking of Thai ... More


Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Wen-hsin Yeh (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This volume evaluates the dual roles of war and modernity in the transformation of twentieth-century Chinese identity. The chapters argue that war, no less than revolution, deserves attention as a ... More


Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Elyssa Faison

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the turn of the twentieth century, Japan embarked on a mission to modernize its society and industry. For the first time, young Japanese women were persuaded to leave their families and enter the ... More


Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Wen-hsin Yeh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Rich with details of everyday life, this social and cultural history of China's leading metropolis in the twentieth century offers a kaleidoscopic view of Shanghai as the major site of Chinese ... More


From Imperial Capital to Republican City

Madeleine Yue Dong

in Republican Beijing: The City and Its Histories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230507
eISBN:
9780520927636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230507.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter relates the story of Republican Beijing's modernization, focusing especially on changes in the city's basic spatial plan and administrative system. It explains that the foundation of ... More


The Four Modernizations

Immanuel C. Y. Hsü

in China without mao: The Search for a New Order

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195060560
eISBN:
9780199854370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195060560.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

If there was such a thing as a national consensus in China, it focused on the commitment to the Four Modernizations — of agriculture, industry, science and technology, and national defense. The ... More


From Revolution to Modernization: The Paradigmatic Transition in Reform Era Historiography

Huaiyin Li

in Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the rise of the modernization discourse and its impact on Chinese historiography in the late 1980s and the 1990s. Dissatisfied with the “outdated” revolutionary narrative, ... More


Doctrine and Training

Daivd Shambaugh

in Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225077
eISBN:
9780520938106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225077.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the substantial evolution and thoroughgoing revision of People's Liberation Army (PLA) war-fighting doctrine, strategy, tactics, and training in recent years, showing in ... More


The End of the Kingdom

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/9780824855178.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In what became controversially known as the “Ryukyu Shobun,” the new Meiji government gradually took over Ryukyu, starting by using a massacre of Ryukyuan sailors in Taiwan as a pretext to claim ... More


Developing Chinas Tourism and Shipping

Anna Pao Sohmen

in Y. K. Pao, My Father: My Father

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888083312
eISBN:
9789888180844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083312.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Deng Xiaoping strived to modernize China and entertained the notion that the process of modernization must start with economic growth. Tourism was considered one of the two important growth sectors, ... More


Friendship with a Man of Vision

Anna Pao Sohmen

in Y. K. Pao, My Father: My Father

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888083312
eISBN:
9789888180844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083312.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Deng Xiaoping was regarded as a man of vision, and he tolerated opinions that differed from his. His open-mindedness and determination was conducive to establishing a new China with remarkable ... More


Wholesome Modernization

Charles R. Kim

in Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855949
eISBN:
9780824875602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855949.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The postwar crisis encompassed a cultural crisis wrought by wartime devastation and the rapid influx of Euro-American things and ways. Among mainstream intellectuals, wholesome modernization was the ... More


Modernization Versus Fetishism of Revolution in Twentieth-Century China

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study discusses the predicament of China’s modernization by relating it to changing conceptions of revolution. It argues that the so-called “modernizing process” was a process set in motion by ... More


Technologies of Asian Development

Aaron Stephen Moore

in Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785396
eISBN:
9780804786690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785396.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the discourse around technology as it circulated among engineers and technology bureaucrats. Through an analysis of the writings and policies of Miyamoto Takenosuke, a ... More


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