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Above the CloudsStatus Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book provides an ethnographic study of the modern Japanese aristocracy. Established as a class at the beginning of the Meiji period, the kazoku ranked directly below the emperor and his family. ... More

After the MassacreCommemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Heonik Kwon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Though a generation has passed since the massacre of civilians at My Lai, the legacy of this tragedy continues to reverberate throughout Vietnam and the rest of the world. This engrossing study ... More

Alliance CapitalismThe Social Organization of Japanese Business

Alliance Capitalism: The Social Organization of Japanese Business

Michael Gerlach

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520208896
eISBN:
9780520919105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208896.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Business practices in Japan inspire fierce and even acrimonious debate, especially when they are compared to American ones. This book attempts to explain the remarkable economic success of Japan in ... More

The Anxieties of MobilityMigration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Johan A. Lindquist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, ... More

Arbitraging JapanDreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Hirokazu Miyazaki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273474
eISBN:
9780520953956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273474.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For many financial market professionals worldwide, the era of high finance is over. The times in which bankers and financiers were the primary movers and shakers of both economy and society have come ... More

Aryans and British India

Aryans and British India

Thomas Trautmann

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205468
eISBN:
9780520917927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205468.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“Aryan,” a word that today evokes images of racial hatred and atrocity, was first used by Europeans to suggest bonds of kinship, as this book shows in its far-reaching history of British Orientalism ... More

Autobiography of an ArchiveA Scholar's Passage to India

Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India

Nicholas Dirks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169677
eISBN:
9780231538510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169677.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book uses a scholar's intellectual journey to India to look at how, between 1970 and the end of the twentieth century, the discipline of history turned its focus from high politics and formal ... More

Bad YouthJuvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

David Ambaras

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A study of the political, social, and cultural history of juvenile delinquency in modern Japan, this book treats the policing of urban youth as a crucial site for the development of new state ... More

Beyond BordersStories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma

Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma

Wen-Chin Chang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453311
eISBN:
9780801454516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453311.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Yunnanese from southwestern China have for millennia traded throughout upland Southeast Asia. Burma in particular has served as a “back door” to Yunnan, providing a sanctuary for political ... More

The Binding TieChinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

The Binding Tie: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

Kristina Göransson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832599
eISBN:
9780824870195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832599.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since gaining independence in 1965, Singapore has become the most trade-intensive economy in the world and the richest country in Southeast Asia. This transformation has been accompanied by the ... More

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