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Japan: The Role of Insurance in The Rapid Modernization of Japan

Takau Yoneyama

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the Japanese insurance industry. Japan adopted an isolationist policy in 1639, which established national seclusion, disrupted trade, and reduced the opportunities ... More


The Criminalization of Leprosy in Hawai‘i

Kerri A. Inglis

in Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834845
eISBN:
9780824871383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834845.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the ways in which the disease and its victims were “criminalized” through their treatment in Hawaiʻi. At the heart of this discussion on medical treatment, objectification, ... More


Accommodation, Adaptation, and Resistance to Leprosy and the Law

Kerri A. Inglis

in Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834845
eISBN:
9780824871383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834845.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter considers the ways Hawaiians and those afflicted with the disease resisted the 1865 Act to Prevent the Spread of Leprosy and its application. At the same time the chapter reveals Western ... More


Living with Disease and Death at Makanalua

Kerri A. Inglis

in Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834845
eISBN:
9780824871383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834845.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter deals directly with life in the leprosy settlement—with the daily onslaught of disease and death—in a supposedly isolated environment. The physical environment was difficult for those ... More


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