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Are there discontinuities in financial prices?

Neil Shephard

in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter explores whether there are discontinuities in financial price processes using daily data on the Japanese yen and United States dollar. It opens with a brief description of the data, ... More


Zen Buddhism as the Ideology of the Japanese State: Eisai and the Kōzen gokokuron

Albert Welter

Dale S. Wright (ed.)

in Zen Classics: Formative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175257
eISBN:
9780199784608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175255.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter reassesses Eisai and his attempt to reform the Japanese Buddhist state along the lines suggested by the model of Sung Ch’an, by examining the message of the Kōzen Gokokuron and the ... More


The Campaign for the Base Areas

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 10, the author describes the second logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which involved the fight for the base areas held by each side, principally the French control of the Red ... More


Life in the Camp I

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the internees's life in the camp where the greatest complaints centred on food. It notes that “of all the hardships and privations to which the internees in Stanley were ... More


Life in the Camp III

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the securing of goods or money by illegal means known as the “black market” in Stanley Camp. It notes that trading is considered illegal as it is against the rules of the ... More


Introduction

Isidore Cyril Cannon

in Public Success, Private Sorrow: The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer Translator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099616
eISBN:
9789882207301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099616.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Several specialists in Chinese recognize Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor as the translator who provided the only full English version of the San Kuo chih Yen-i entitled Romance of the Three Kingdoms. ... More


Epilogue: Money and Hegemony

Mark Metzler

in Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter surveys Japan's reintegration into the Western world order. After Inoue Junnosuke's failure, American-style liberal economics did not return to Japan for eighteen years. When it did, ... More


Youth

Benjamin J. Cohen

in Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The earliest stage in the life cycle of an international currency is youth – the vital formative years when a national money first starts to show signs of acceptance for international purposes. The ... More


Maturity

Benjamin J. Cohen

in Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

At the stage of maturity in the life cycle of an international currency, the challenge is: What should the issuing government do with its currency power? The options are exploitation, evasion, or ... More


Decline

Benjamin J. Cohen

in Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After maturity comes decline – the end that history suggests must come to every international currency. At this stage, the challenge is how best to live with fading eminence. Again the choices are ... More


Calls to the North

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the call for the U.S. Navy's support for the impending crisis in northern China. The Navy was called to protect the Americans, particularly the American Legation in Peking, ... 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


Control and Campaigns

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Between December 1950 and July 1951, the PLA helped the PAVN establish four more divisions by rearming and training them in China, including the 316th, 320th, and 325th Infantry Divisions and 351st ... More


Internationalizing the Yen: 1981–2003

Shinji Takagi

in Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 5 reviews attempts by Japanese authorities to promote international use of the yen, mainly in trade invoicing and cross-border capital transactions. Because efforts involved developing ... More


Mikkyū Space, Zen Time

Pamela D. Winfield

in Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199753581
eISBN:
9780199332519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753581.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter Two: Mikkyō Space, Zen Time explores Kūkai’s primarily spatial, and Dōgen’s primarily temporal interpretations of Kegon (Ch. Hua-yen) doctrine. These provide the important ... More


How to Tell a Story of Imprisonment: Ideology, Truth, and Melodramatic Body in the Making of

Li Li

in The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics": Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390892
eISBN:
9789888455003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390892.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

 Red Crag, published at the end of 1961 under the names of Luo Guangbin (Luo Kuang-pin) and Yang Yiyan (Yang Yi-yen), initially aimed at depicting the painful experiences of its authors and other ... More


“Farewell, Saigon, I Promise I Will Return”: Social Work and the Meaning of Exile

Phuong Tran Nguyen

in Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041358
eISBN:
9780252099953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041358.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter’s subtitle focuses on the social work performed by artists, journalists, and activists, who, during the late 1970s, comforted grieving souls through the construction of a refugee ... More


A Theater of Actresses: The Mandarin Theater, 1927–1928

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera

By its fourth year in operation, the Mandarin boasted a Los Angeles branch, troupes in Mexicali and elsewhere, and a close relationship with the Jock Ming On Theater in New York City. This chapter ... More


Land Deeds and the Japanese Occupation, 1941–1945

Patrick H. Hase

in Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Many sales took place during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong 1941-1945. The surviving land deeds reflected a traditional society breaking down as people sold their trust property. These ... More


Taxation and Currency Reserves During the Russo-Japanese War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter continues to explore external war finance while also emphasizing the capacity to extract revenue, this time by comparing Japanese and Russian war finance policies. The Japanese ... More


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