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Erotic Grotesque NonsenseThe Mass Culture of Japanese Modern Times

Erotic Grotesque Nonsense: The Mass Culture of Japanese Modern Times

Miriam Silverberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222731
eISBN:
9780520924628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222731.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This history of Japanese mass culture during the decades preceding Pearl Harbor argues that the new gestures, relationship, and humor of ero-guro-nansensu (erotic grotesque nonsense) expressed a ... More

Eurasian"Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943"

Eurasian: "Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943"

Emma Jinhua Teng

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276260
eISBN:
9780520957008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276260.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the second half of the nineteenth century, global labor migration, trade, and overseas study brought China and the United States into closer contact than ever before. Out of these cross-cultural ... More

Farewell to the God of PlagueChairman Mao's Campaign to Deworm China

Farewell to the God of Plague: Chairman Mao's Campaign to Deworm China

Miriam Gross

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288836
eISBN:
9780520963641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288836.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Few public-health paradigms are as important or enduring as the Maoist primary-health-care medical model. It not only inspired the World Health Organization’s policies toward primary health care but ... More

Finding Women in the StateA Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1964

Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1964

Wang Zheng

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292284
eISBN:
9780520965867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292284.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This first book engendering the PRC high politics narrates a hidden history of socialist state formation in which feminists in the CCP operated in a politics of concealment in order to enact their ... More

Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Eric Rath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262270
eISBN:
9780520947658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262270.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How did one dine with a shogun? Or make solid gold soup, sculpt with a fish, or turn seaweed into a symbol of happiness? This look at Japanese culinary history delves into the writings of medieval ... More

Gender and Mission Encounters in KoreaNew Women, Old Ways

Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Hyaeweol Choi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book traces the genealogy of modern womanhood in the encounters between Koreans and American Protestant missionaries in the early twentieth century, during Korea's colonization by Japan. The ... More

The Gender of MemoryRural Women and China's Collective Past

The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Gail Hershatter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

What can we learn about the Chinese revolution by placing a doubly marginalized group—rural women—at the center of the inquiry? This book explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in ... More

Geographies of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Geographies of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Japan

David Howell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240858
eISBN:
9780520930872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240858.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This pioneering study looks beneath the surface structures of the Japanese state to reveal the mechanism by which markers of polity, status, and civilization came together over the divide of the ... More

The Gods Left FirstThe Captivity and Repatriation of Japanese POWs in Northeast Asia, 1945-1956

The Gods Left First: The Captivity and Repatriation of Japanese POWs in Northeast Asia, 1945-1956

Andrew E. Barshay

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276154
eISBN:
9780520956575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

As the Japanese empire collapsed in August 1945, over six hundred thousand Japanese soldiers in Manchuria surrendered to the Red Army and were transported to Soviet labor camps, mainly in Siberia. ... More

Golden-Silk SmokeA History of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010

Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010

Carol Benedict

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262775
eISBN:
9780520948563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262775.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

From the long-stemmed pipe to snuff, the water pipe, hand-rolled cigarettes, and finally, manufactured cigarettes, the history of tobacco in China is the story of a commodity that became a hallmark ... More

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