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Sea of Opportunity: The Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii

Manako Ogawa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839611
eISBN:
9780824869595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book provides new insights into Japanese lives in Hawai‘i by offering an alternative chronological history unique to fishing communities. In Japan, fishermen and their families constantly ... More


The State of Renga in Our Time

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0040
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, Shinkei sees the present state of renga in a negative way and is equally pessimistic about its future. It is clear that he was lamenting the decline of poetry during his era similar ... More


From Meat to Machine Oil: The Nineteenth-Century Development of Whaling in Wakayama

Jakobina Arch

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/9780824836924.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the development of whaling in Wakayama during the nineteenth century. It begins with a discussion of the whales targeted by the shore-based whaling industry in the Kumano coast ... More


Passage to Hawai‘i: The Development of a Fishing Culture in Japan since Ancient Times

Manako Ogawa

in Sea of Opportunity: The Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839611
eISBN:
9780824869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the history and culture of fishing in Japan, especially Wakayama, Yamaguchi, and Hiroshima prefectures. These prefectures sent many fishermen to Hawai‘i who developed the modern ... More


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