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Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Linda A. Newson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Scholars have long assumed that Spanish colonial rule had only a limited demographic impact on the Philippines. Filipinos, they believed, had acquired immunity to Old World diseases prior to Spanish ... More

Creating the New ManFrom Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Yinghong Cheng

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830748
eISBN:
9780824870164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The idea of eliminating undesirable traits from human temperament to create a “new man” has been part of moral and political thinking worldwide for millennia. During the Enlightenment, European ... More

Crossing Empire's EdgeForeign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Crossing Empire's Edge: Foreign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Erik Esselstrom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832315
eISBN:
9780824868932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

For more than half a century, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Gaimushō) possessed an independent police force that operated within Japan's informal empire on the Asian continent. Charged ... More

Cultivating CommonsJoint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Philip C. Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833923
eISBN:
9780824871710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833923.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges the common understanding of Japanese economic and social history by uncovering diverse landholding practices in early modern Japan. It argues that it was joint landownership of ... More

Darwin, Dharma, and the DivineEvolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

G. Clinton Godart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine demonstrates that evolutionary theory was never passively accepted, but played active and controversial roles in modern Japanese thought. Evolutionary theory was ... More

Demonic WarfareDaoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Revealing the fundamental continuities that exist between vernacular fiction and exorcist, martial rituals in the vernacular language, this book argues that a specific type of Daoist exorcism helped ... More

Diaspora and Nation in the Indian OceanTransnational Histories of Race and Urban Space in Tanzania

Diaspora and Nation in the Indian Ocean: Transnational Histories of Race and Urban Space in Tanzania

Ned Bertz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851552
eISBN:
9780824868352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851552.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Swahili coast port city of Dar es Salaam hosts a diasporic population that emanated in waves from the Indian subcontinent. Based on archival, oral, and newspaper sources from Tanzania and India, ... More

The Diplomacy of NationalismThe Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Yucheng Qin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a striking, original portrait of the Chinese Six Companies (Zhonghua huiguan), or Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, the most prominent support organization for Chinese immigrants ... More

Divided by a Common LanguageFactional Conflict in Late Northern Song China

Divided by a Common Language: Factional Conflict in Late Northern Song China

Ari Daniel Levine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832667
eISBN:
9780824869298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1044 and 1104, ideological disputes divided China's sociopolitical elite, who organized into factions battling for control of the imperial government. Advocates and adversaries of state ... More

Eastern Learning and the Heavenly WayThe Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Eastern Learning and the Heavenly Way: The Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Carl Young

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838881
eISBN:
9780824868451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Tonghak, or Eastern Learning, founded in 1860, combined aspects of a variety of Korean religious traditions. It became best known for its prominent role in the largest peasant rebellion in Korean ... More

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