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Collateral DamageSino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance

Collateral Damage: Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance

Nicholas Khoo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150781
eISBN:
9780231521635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150781.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Although the Chinese and the Vietnamese were Cold War allies in wars against the French and the Americans, their alliance collapsed and they ultimately fought a war against each other in 1979. More ... More

The Colonial BastilleA History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Peter Zinoman

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book focuses on the colonial prison system in French Indochina and its role in fostering modern political consciousness among the Vietnamese. Using prison memoirs, newspaper articles, and ... More

Colonial Project, National GameA History of Baseball in Taiwan

Colonial Project, National Game: A History of Baseball in Taiwan

Andrew Morris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262799
eISBN:
9780520947603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262799.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This cultural history of baseball in Taiwan traces the game's social, ethnic, political, and cultural significance since its introduction on the island more than one hundred years ago. Introduced by ... More

The Common CausePostcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

Leela Gandhi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226019871
eISBN:
9780226020075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020075.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an ethical history of democracy in the first half of the twentieth-century. In this era, Leela Gandhi argues, the concept of ethics had obtained a ubiquitous application. No longer the ... More

The Company and the ShogunThe Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

Adam Clulow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164283
eISBN:
9780231535731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164283.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Dutch East India Company was a hybrid organization combining the characteristics of both corporation and state that attempted to thrust itself aggressively into an Asian political order in which ... More

The Compelling IdealThought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

The Compelling Ideal: Thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

Jan Kiely

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300185942
eISBN:
9780300186376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is about the early twentieth-century institutional formation of the system of penal reformation (ganhua) in China, its subsequent expansion and extension, and the related initial emergence ... More

Confluences of Medicine in Medieval JapanBuddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Andrew Edmund Goble

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835002
eISBN:
9780824870317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835002.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is the first book-length exploration in English of issues of medicine and society in premodern Japan. The book expands the parameters of the study of medicine in East Asia and introduces the ... More

Conquer and GovernEarly Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Robin McNeal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's Warring States era (c. fifth–third centuries BCE) was the setting for an explosion of textual production, and one of the most sophisticated and enduring genres of writing from this period was ... More

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

Constructing East AsiaTechnology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Aaron Stephen Moore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785396
eISBN:
9780804786690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785396.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, spiritualist, and irrational. Yet such a cut and dried picture is not at all ... More

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