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Ruben Lee

in Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133539
eISBN:
9781400836970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133539.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents a series of case studies illustrating how specific exchanges have actually been governed in particular contexts. The following institutions and contexts are described in turn: ... More


Let’s Take Our Rice Cookers to the World: Adapting Japanese Rice Cookers for the Chinese Consumer

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes how the National rice cooker team and William Mong worked together to adapt Japanese rice cookers for Chinese consumers. It begins in the year 1959, when Mong imported his ... More


Pay in Hong Kong; Pick up in China: Bringing Modern Convenience across the Border 1

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes the transnational flow of appliances from Japan to mainland China via Hong Kong from 1979 to the end of the 1980s. By the time China opened its doors to Hong Kong ... More


Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930

Greg Clancey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246072
eISBN:
9780520932296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246072.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Accelerating seismic activity in late Meiji Japan climaxed in the legendary Great Nobi Earthquake of 1891, which rocked the main island from Tokyo to Osaka, killing thousands. Ironically, the ... More


Introduction: Seki Hajime and Social Progressivism in Prewar Japan

Jeffrey E. Hanes

in The City as Subject: Seki Hajime and the Reinvention of Modern Osaka

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228498
eISBN:
9780520926837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228498.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Seki Hajime had a visionary plan to reinvent the city of Osaka, where he served benevolently from 1914 to 1935. He threw himself into the pursuit of urban social reform when he was named mayor, and ... More


The Livable City

John Mason Hart

in The City as Subject: Seki Hajime and the Reinvention of Modern Osaka

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228498
eISBN:
9780520926837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228498.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Seki Hajime sketched the parameters of urban planning in the mid-1900s to bring sweeping social reform to Osaka. He spoke to a group of economists in Kobe, and noted that Osaka had been fortunate to ... More


. A Great Earthquake

Gregory Clancey

in Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246072
eISBN:
9780520932296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246072.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

On the morning of October 28, 1891, an unusually powerful earthquake centered in the Nōbi Plain near Nagoya rocked central Japan from Osaka to Tokyo. Contemporary seismologists, estimating on the ... More


The Slum Setting: Moving In and Settling Down

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

After a description of a “ typical” hinmin day in Tokyo, the chapter examines the forces that caused Japan’s cities to mushroom and slums to explode numerically after the 1880s, in particular the ... More


| | Festivals Foreign and Familiar

in Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235392.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The post-war garden festival concept, originating in Germany, has moved beyond the Netherlands and Great Britain, with versions adopted elsewhere in Europe, as well as North America and Asia. Despite ... More


Museums, Heritage, and Everyday Life

Jordan Sand

in Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the evolution of representations of everyday life in Japanese museum exhibits from 1970 to the present, showing the trajectory in museums of a Japanese intellectual tradition of ... More


Prologue

Morgan Pitelka

in Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851576
eISBN:
9780824868277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851576.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Outlines the themes and arguments of the book, using an anecdote about Tokugawa Ieyasu and Toyotomi Hideyori to introduce the notion of “spectacular accumulation” that binds the book together. The ... More


Apotheosis: Ieyasu’s Early Modern and Modern Afterlives

Morgan Pitelka

in Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851576
eISBN:
9780824868277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851576.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Recounts the deification of Ieyasu after his death in 1616, focusing on the use of material culture associated with his life in mortuary rituals, pilgrimages, and other practices that acted to ... More


Fecal Matters: Prolegomenon to a History of Shit in Japan

David L. Howell

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a comprehensive history of shit in Japan and shit's environmental consequences. It argues that shit is something useful—a source of benefit for the individual and the nation—and ... More


Cooperation and Reorganization on the North-South Routes from Japan in the Interwar Period

Mariko Tatsuki

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter focuses on the Japanese shipping industry in the interwar years between the First and Second World Wars. It follows Japanese developments such as the expansion into Australian and New ... More


Globalization and International Competitiveness: The Experience of the Japanese Shipping Industry since the 1960s

Shin Goto

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the effect of globalisation and internationalisation on the Japanese shipping industry from the 1960s onwards. It discusses how the shipping industry was affected by the rapid ... More


A Guide to the Emergence of Japan's Modern Shipping Industries

Peter N. Davies

in International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the development of Japanese shipping, which grew at a considerable rate to become the second largest fleet in the world as of the year 2000. Peter N. Davies considers the unique ... More


High Hopes and Broken Promises (1900–1921)

Steve Rabson

in The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan: Crossing the Borders Within

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835347
eISBN:
9780824871772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835347.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the patterns of trade and migration between Okinawa and mainland Japan, particularly from the Okinawan side. Despite the strict prohibitions on immigration and travel during the ... More


Orienting the Gateway to the Pacific: Reconsidering Japan and Reshaping Civic Identity

Meredith Oda

in The Gateway to the Pacific: Japanese Americans and the Remaking of San Francisco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592602
eISBN:
9780226592886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226592886.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter charts Japan’s movement to the heart of San Francisco’s “Gateway to the Pacific” identity and the beginnings of the city’s transpacific urbanism. Local, regional, and global conditions ... More


The Agony Ends: 1945

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses events surrounding the world of kabuki in 1945. These include the wholesale decline of kabuki theater in the first six months of 1945 due to the collapse of the Japanese ... More


The Return of Two Maestros

Mari Yoshihara

in Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190465780
eISBN:
9780190943790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465780.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

In 1970, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic returned to Japan for the second tour, again with Seiji Ozawa. The tour was organized partly in conjunction with the Osaka Expo ’70, ... More


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