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Discourse and Cultural Identity: Towards a Global Identity for Hong Kong

Anthony Fung

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how various social and political forces have shaped and negotiated the hybridized postcolonial identity in Hong Kong and shows how global values are embedded in the local ... More


The Arts of Kingship: Hawaiian Art and National Culture of the Kalakaua Era

Stacy L. Kamehiro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832636
eISBN:
9780824868864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832636.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book offers an account of Hawaiian public art and architecture during the reign of David Kalākaua, who ruled the Hawaiian Kingdom from 1874 to 1891. The book provides visual and historical ... More


Introduction: Religion and the Novel

Christina Phillips

in Religion in the Egyptian Novel: Themes and Approaches

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474417068
eISBN:
9781474476737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417068.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces the topic of religion and literature, theorises the novel as a secular genre, and develops a concept of religion as the other in the Arabic novel. It begins with a discussion ... More


The Other Side: Ways of Being and Place in Vanuatu

John Patrick Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833022
eISBN:
9780824869335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833022.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the first major ethnographic and historical study of the Sia Raga people of north Pentecost Island, a region that was home to the late Father Walter Lini, Vanuatu's first prime minister. ... More


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