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VietnamState, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

David G. Marr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274150
eISBN:
9780520954977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

David Marr's Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution approaches the events following the 1945 August Revolution in Vietnam with a fresh outlook on the nation's efforts to renounce its colonial past and ... More

Vietnam 1946How the War Began

Vietnam 1946: How the War Began

Stein Tonnesson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256026
eISBN:
9780520944602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256026.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Based on multiarchival research conducted over almost three decades, this book tells how a few men set off a war that would lead to tragedy for millions. The author was one of the first historians to ... More

The Violence of LiberationGender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Charlene Makley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This wide-ranging, keenly observed study provides an account of the highly contested process through which the Tibetan Buddhist region of Labrang became incorporated into the People's Republic of ... More

Violence WorkersPolice Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Martha Huggins, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip Zimbardo

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Of the twenty-three Brazilian policemen interviewed in depth for this study, fourteen were direct perpetrators of torture and murder during the three decades that included the 1964–1985 military ... More

Visions of CharityVolunteer Workers and Moral Community

Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In the United States, public talk about charity for the poor is highly moralistic, even in our era of welfare reform. But how do we understand the actual experience of caring for the poor? This study ... More

Visuality and IdentitySinophone Articulations across the Pacific

Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific

Shu-mei Shih

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224513
eISBN:
9780520940154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224513.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book inaugurates the field of Sinophone studies in this vanguard excursion into sophisticated cultural criticism situated at the intersections of Chinese studies, Asian American studies, ... More

Voyage of RediscoveryA Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Ben Finney

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the summer of 1985, a mostly Hawai'ian crew set out aboard Hōkūle'a, a reconstructed ancient double canoe, to demonstrate what skeptics had steadfastly denied: that their ancestors, sailing in ... More

Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

John Deathridge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254534
eISBN:
9780520934610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254534.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a different and critical view of Richard Wagner based on recent research that does not shy away from some unpalatable truths about this most controversial of composers in the canon ... More

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Christopher Alan Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285569
eISBN:
9780520960978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285569.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During 1845–1846 Schumann and Wagner developed more contrapuntal approaches to composition. The extent to which their compositional styles changed in a common direction—toward a style that was both ... More

Wandering, Begging MonksSpiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Daniel Folger Caner

Jeffrey Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233249
eISBN:
9780520928503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233249.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the fourth and fifth centuries. Such monks often ... More

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