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 Reflections on the Musical Diversity of Chinese Churches in the United States

Maria M. Chow

in Music in American Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173048
eISBN:
9780199872091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173048.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Based on a fifteen-month survey of different Chinese American churches and hymnals, this chapter examines the choices made by immigrants from different parts and different linguistic traditions in ... More


Becoming "Japanese": Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation

Leo Ching

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225510
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1895 Japan acquired Taiwan as its first formal colony after a resounding victory in the Sino-Japanese war. For the next fifty years, Japanese rule devastated and transformed the entire ... More


The Multilingual and Multiorthographic Taiwan-Based Internet: Creative Uses of Writing Systems on College-Affilated BBSs

Hsi-Yao Su

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter investigates creative uses of writing systems on the electronic bulletin boards (BBSs) of two college student organizations in Taipei, Taiwan. Data were collected from postings on ... More


Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Chün-fang Yü

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The term “revival” has been used to describe the resurgent vitality of Buddhism in Taiwan. Particularly impressive is the quality and size of the nun's order: Taiwanese nuns today are highly educated ... More


Taiwanese Merchants in the Economic Taiwanese Merchants in the Economic Relations between Taiwan and China, Relations between Taiwan and China, 1895–1937

Man-Houng Lin

in Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198292715
eISBN:
9780191602580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter outlines trade between Japanese colonial Taiwan and Mainland China. While Taiwan's economy was firmly integrated into the Japanese economy and the bulk of Taiwan's trade was conducted ... More


Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Henry T. Chen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a detailed study of the fishing nation of Taiwan at a regional and local level in order to address the lack of academic research into the Taiwanese fishing industry in comparison ... More


Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... More


Antigone Interculturated in Tainan of Southern Taiwan

Dongshin Chang

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter talks about a 2001 performance of Antigone in lyrical Taiwanese — the language used in Taiwan before Mandarin was mandated as the national language — at the historic Koxinga shrine. A ... More


Manufacturing Sales Agents: Cultural Capital and Management Strategies

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses variation among individual insurance firms. As the life insurance business relies heavily on sales agents, manufacturing a productive sales force is the core organizational ... More


Making the Global Supply Base

Timothy Sturgeon, John Humphrey, and Gary Gereffi

in The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In this chapter, Timothy Sturgeon, John Humphrey, and Gary Gereffi analyze the co-evolutionary character of market making, in which the initial trials with global sourcing in the 1970s and 1980s by a ... More


Transnational Contractors in East Asia

Richard P. Appelbaum

in The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In this chapter, Appelbaum examines a subset of these contract manufacturers in greater detail. The increase in global sourcing by large retailers and merchandisers has given rise to a few giant ... More


Kuo Hsiao-chuang —: A Theatre That “Belongs to Tradition, Modernity and to You and Me”

Eugenio Barba

in The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099944
eISBN:
9789882207394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099944.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines why jingju was crowned as “guoju” (national drama) and became deeply interwoven with the whole problem of Taiwanese identity. It determines how an individual young actress ... More


Wu Hsing-kuo —: Subversion or Innovation?

Eugenio Barba

in The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099944
eISBN:
9789882207394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099944.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the first experiment combining jingju and a Western work. It notes that in 1986, seven years after Kuo Hsiao-chuang and her Elegant Voice first assailed jingju circles, Wu ... More


Tzu Chi: The Modernization of Buddhist Compassion

Richard Madsen

in Democracy's Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252271
eISBN:
9780520941038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252271.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter studies the Tzu Chi, the religious organization responsible for building the Great Love villages, and introduces the organization's leader and foundress, Master Cheng Yen, who is also ... More


Is Taiwan Chinese?: The Impact of Culture, Power, and Migration on Changing Identities

Melissa Brown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231818
eISBN:
9780520927940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231818.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The “one China” policy officially supported by the People's Republic of China, the United States, and other countries asserts that there is only one China and Taiwan is a part of it. The debate over ... More


Anti-malaria Policy and Its Consequences in Colonial Taiwan

Ku Ya Wen

in Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095878
eISBN:
9789882206854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095878.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter aims to discuss the dynamics of change in anti-malaria policies in colonial Taiwan and their consequences. It initially examines how the Taiwanese and Japanese formed their respective ... More


Where Did the Aborigines Go?: Reinstating Plains Aborigines in Taiwan's History

Melissa J. Brown

in Is Taiwan Chinese?: The Impact of Culture, Power, and Migration on Changing Identities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231818
eISBN:
9780520927940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231818.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a historical overview of Taiwan that includes plains Aborigines from the early seventeenth century through the end of the twentieth century, presenting background information of ... More


The Kaohsiung Fishing Industry and Its Ancillary Industries

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the relationship between the established Kaohsiung fishing industry and six core ancillary industries: ice manufacturing, trucking, shipbuilding, equipment supply, security, and ... More


Daily Lives at Sea, Fishing Zones and Politics

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the roles, responsibilities, and socio-political hierarchies between Taiwanese fishermen at sea. It explores the individual roles onboard a fishing vessel, such as the fishing ... More


The Culture and Daily Life of the Kaohsiung Fishing Communities

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the daily lives of fishermen and fishing communities in Kaohsiung. It explores the migration networks of Taiwan and how ethnic boundaries impacted job prospects; the onshore ... More


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