Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Colonial Project, National GameA History of Baseball in Taiwan$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Andrew Morris

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780520262799

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520262799.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 26 July 2021

Making Racial Harmony in Taiwan Baseball, 1931–1945

Making Racial Harmony in Taiwan Baseball, 1931–1945

Chapter:
(p.30) 2 Making Racial Harmony in Taiwan Baseball, 1931–1945
Source:
Colonial Project, National Game
Author(s):

Andrew D. Morris

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520262799.003.0003

Taiwan had been transformed into a stable, peaceful, and prosperous Japanese colony in the year 1930. It had become a consistent “sugar bowl” and “rice basket,” providing foods and light industrial products for Japan's home islands. Baseball maintained a virtually hegemonic grasp on Taiwanese imaginations of modern identity and culture. There was no analogue in colonial Taiwan to Ireland's culture of “Gaelic games,” sports valued for their difference from British games and codified in the late nineteenth century as specifically Irish by the anti-colonial Gaelic Athletic Association. An association like “Gaelic games” meant to set Irish men apart from British and colonial modes of masculinity.

Keywords:   Gaelic games, baseball, Taiwan, British, Japanese

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.