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Journal of World History Special Issue: Other Bandungs (Vol. 30, Nos. 1&2)

FIGURE 1. Sjahrir arrives for the Asian Socialist Conference. Left to right: Ali Algadri, SutanSjahrir, U Ba Swe, and U Kyaw Nyein   (Sjahrir Family Collection.
In “Asian Socialism and the Forgotten Architects of Post-Colonial Freedom, 1952–1956” by Su Lin Lewis, this issue. Sutan Sjahrir arrives for the Asian Socialist Conference. Left to right: Ali Algadri, Sutan Sjahrir, U Ba Swe, and U Kyaw Nyein (Sjahrir Family Collection).

Afro-Asian Internationalisms in the Early Cold War 

Excerpted from the Editors’ Introduction:

On the cover of the Jakarta Reporters Club handbook to the 1955 Asia-Africa Conference is an iconic photograph of a rickshaw driver looking up at a large billboard, featuring a map of the 29 participating nations stretching from China to Ghana. Bandung was once a colonial resort town, nestled in the mountainous tea plantations of West Java, and gained notoriety during the Indonesian Revolution, when Indonesians burned down part of their own town in response to the Dutch reoccupation of the city. Over six days in April, however, the modernist hillside bungalows housed not wealthy Dutchmen but the leaders of Asia’s largest powers. The city itself was overrun with diplomats, statesmen, journalists, and photographers enacting a spectacular moment of resurgence for nations emerging from colonial rule.

This special issue examines “other Bandungs”: conferences in the 1950s and 1960s that convened the decolonising world in different constellations. All the gatherings examined in this issue have in common that they were not styled as intergovernmental affairs. They did not convene heads of state, even though several of them were covertly or overtly state-sponsored. And none of them were completely disconnected from the state: delegations included civil servants, members of parliament, representatives of local and provincial governments, opposition leaders, government advisors, and state-appointed representatives. Together, they show the presence of a much broader Afro-Asian enthusiasm. While some of the early conferences foreshadow Bandung and solidify the connections that made the official conference possible, later conferences self-consciously claimed to be expressions of the Bandung Spirit, or at the very least located themselves vis-à-vis the Bandung conference.

Read the full introduction to the special issue by guest editors Su Lin Lewis and Carolien Stolte here. 

Articles

A Missing Peace: The Asia-Pacific Peace Conference in Beijing, 1952 and the Emotional Making of Third World Internationalism
Rachel Leow

Asian Socialism and the Forgotten Architects of Post-Colonial Freedom, 1952–1956
Su Lin Lewis

Where was the Afro in Afro-Asian Solidarity? Africa’s ‘Bandung Moment’ in 1950s Asia
Gerard McCann

“The People’s Bandung”: Local Anti-imperialists on an Afro-Asian Stage
Carolien Stolte

Building Egypt’s Afro-Asian Hub: Infrastructures of Solidarity and the 1957 Cairo Conference
Reem Abou-El-Fadl

Soviet “Afro-Asians” in UNESCO: Reorienting World History
Hanna Jansen

Dispatches from Havana: The Cold War, Afro-Asian Solidarities, and Culture Wars in Pakistan
Ali Raza

Plus book reviews.

Cross-Currents, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2019)

The new issue of Cross-Currents includes two special sections.

“Diasporic Art and Korean Identity,” is the fruit of a two-day conference held at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in May 2017 and explores new delineations of the political, social, cultural, and emotional landscapes inhabited by Koreans living in diaspora.

“Air-Water-Land-Human: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Health and Environment in East Asia” presents new directions for thinking through connections between health, well-being, and environment in the region.

Diasporic Art and Korean Identity

Painting in Hijoo Son article, Cross-Currents 8-1
From “The Diasporic Intimacy and Transindividuality of Artists
Himan Sŏk (1914–2003) and Jun Ch’ae (1926– )” by Hijoo Son, this issue. Left: Jun Ch’ae, Public Opinion (Yoron), 2002. Oil on canvas, 90 cm x
65.5 cm. Right: Jun Ch’ae, Glass Marbles (Yuri kusŭl), 2002. Acrylic on canvas, 162 cm x 130 cm. Source: Gyeongnam Art Museum.

 

Introduction

Hijoo Son, Jooyeon Rhee

The Forgotten Childhoods of Korea: Ounie Lecomte’s A Brand New Life (2009) and So Yong Kim’s Treeless Mountain (2009)

Ji-Yoon An

Performing in the “Cultural Borderlands”: Gender, Trauma, and Performance Practices of a North Korean Women’s Musical Troupe in South Korea

Iain Sands

The Diasporic Intimacy and Transindividuality of Artists Himan Sŏk (1914–2003) and Jun Ch’ae (1926–)

Hijoo Son

Air-Water-Land-Human: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Health and Environment in East Asia

Figure 1 &2 in Air/Qi Connections and China’s Smog Crisis: Notes from the History of Science by Ruth Rogaski, Cross-Currents 8-1
From “Air/Qi Connections and China’s Smog Crisis: Notes from the History of Science” by Ruth Rogaski, this issue. Left: Beijing University statue of a taijiquan practitioner wearing a face mask. Source: ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images. Right: Doing taijiquan in the smog. Source: AP Photo.

 

Introduction

Ruth Rogaski

Cholera and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Japan

William Johnston

Danger in the Air: Tuberculosis Control and BCG Vaccination in the Republic of China, 1930–1949

Mary Augusta Brazelton

Air/Qi Connections and China’s Smog Crisis: Notes from the History of Science

Ruth Rogaski

“Swimming in Poison”: Reimagining Endocrine Disruption through China’s Environmental Hormones

Janelle Lamoreaux

Sacred Trash and Personhood: Living in Daily Waste-Management Infrastructures in the Eastern Himalayas

Bo Wang

U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal, Vol. 54, 2018

This issue includes the following scholarly articles:

Introduction: Representing Youth and Gender in Japanese Popular Culture Century
日本大衆文化におけるジェンダーと青春を再検討する:
イントロダクション
Jennifer Coates 

Rethinking the Young Female Cinema Audience: 
Postwar Cinema-Going in Kansai, 1945-1952

若い女性観客を再検討:戦後関西の映画観客1945−1952
Jennifer Coates 

Marketing the Panpan in Japanese Popular Culture: Youth, Sexuality, and Power
日本の大衆文化でパンパンを売り出す時:青春、性及び権力
Irene González-López 

The Desire and Disgust of Sweets: Consuming
Femininities through Shōjo Manga
スイーツの欲望と嫌悪:少女まんがを通して
フェミニニティを消費する
Grace En-Yi Ting 

Beyond Borders: Shōjo Manga and Gender
<越境する>少女マンガとジェンダー
Fusami Ogi 


About the Journal

The U.S.–Japan Women’s Journal is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, biannual publication, available in print and online that promotes scholarly exchange on social, cultural, political, and economic issues pertaining to gender and Japan. The U.S.–Japan Women’s Journal encourages comparative study among Japan, the United States, and other countries. We welcome contributions from all academic fields in the social sciences and humanities and proposals for special issues. Our mission is to foster the work of young researchers and to ensure that the achievements of established scholars are not forgotten.

Biography Vol. 42 No. 1 (2019)

From the front cover: He mau palapala aina, a me na niele e pili ana. Hookahi ke pai ana. Lahaina, 1840. Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/item/98687131/.

INTERNATIONAL YEAR IN REVIEW

The International Year in Review is a collection of short, site-specific essays on the year’s most influential publications in life writing. This year’s collection includes entries from Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Estonia, France, the Gulf Cooperation Council, India, Italy, Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, the Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, South Africa, Spain, the UK, and two essays from the US, one on biography and one on memoir.

Contents

Editors’ Notes

Essays as Life Writing: The Year in Australia
Kylie Cardell

The Tercentenary of Maria Theresa (1717–1780): The Year in Austria and Germany
Tobias Heinrich

The Brazilian “I/Eye” at the IABA Global Conference: The Year in Brazil
Sergio da Silva Barcellos

Musicians’ Lives and National Identity: The Year in Canada
Alana Bell

Independent Biographical Documentaries: The Year in China
Chen Shen

Testigo de barbarie y resistencia: El año en Colombia
Gabriel Jaime Murillo-Arango

Life Writing’s Coming of Age: The Year in Estonia
Leena Kurvet-Käosaar and Maarja Hollo

The Ghosts of World War II: The Year in France
Joanny Moulin

Selves and Identities in the Arabian Gulf: The Year in the Gulf Cooperation Council
Szidonia Haragos

What the Stars Tell: The Year in India
Pramod K. Nayar

Biographies from the Alps to Capri: The Year in Italy
Ilaria Serra

Emergent Subjectivities: The Year in Korea
Heui-Yung Park

Archiving the Political, Narrating the Personal: The Year in Lebanon
Sleiman El Hajj

Politics and Violence: The Year in Mexico
Gerardo Necoechea Gracia

Mediators as the Subject of Dutch Biography: The Year in the Netherlands
Hans Renders and David Veltman

Voices against Erasure, Loss, and Dehumanization: The Year in Palestine
Adam Yaghi

A Time of Great Biographies—Gombrowicz and Herbert: The Year in Poland
Paweł Rodak

“No Coward Soul is Mine”: The Year in Portugal
Cláudia Faria

Auto/Biography After Disaster: The Year in Puerto Rico
Ricia Anne Chansky

Cultural Figures and the Biographical Turn: The Year in Romania
Ioana Luca

“Born-Frees” on South Africa’s Memory Traps: The Year in South Africa
Nick Mdika Tembo

Auto/Biography and Conflict: The Year in Spain
Ana Belén Martínez García

“The necessary disloyalty”: The Year in the UK
Tom Overton

#MeToo and the Memoir Boom: The Year in the US
Leigh Gilmore

American Biography: The Year in the US
Carl Rollyson

Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2017–2018


About the Journal

For over forty years, Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly has explored the theoretical, generic, historical, and cultural dimensions of life writing.

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Unsolicited manuscripts between 2,500 to 7,500 words are welcome. Email inquiries and editorial correspondence to biograph@hawaii.edu.

Journal of Korean Religions Vol. 10 No. 1 (2019)

Vol. 10 No. 1 is a special issue on Buddhism in the Colonial Period with Guest Editor Richard D. McBride II. From the Guest Editor’s Introduction:

The Korean colonial period (1910-1945) was a time of tumultuous transformation, not merely because Korea lost its sovereignty and suffered the humiliation of being subjugated by Japan–a country that Korean elites had long viewed  as culturally inferior–but because a whole host of social, educational, cultural, economic, and political changes were instituted that altered the fabric of life irrevocably. Although progressive reformers sought to introduce some changes by means of a failed coup d’état in 1884 (Kapsin chŏngbyŏn), and other reformers encouraged King Kojong (r. 1863-1907) to make changes known collectively as the Kabo Reforms (Kabo kaehyŏk, 1894-1896) in the late Chosŏn period and during the short-lived Great Han Empire (1897-1910), radical changes and challenges to traditional ways of life occurred primarily in the colonial period.

The Remains from Ancient Times: Newly Formed Connections with Buddhist Culture Designated as ‘‘Art’’ or ‘‘CulturalAssets’’
Hee-jung Kang

The Making of Modern Monastic Families in Colonial Korea: An Examination of Master-Disciple Relations in Monks’ Household Registers
Jeongeun Park

Must Read Texts for Buddhists and the Modernization of Korean Buddhist Ritual
Richard D.McBride II

Accounting for North Korea: Korean Reunification, the CCIA, and the Korean Christians Federation
Paul S. Cha

 


Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society – Volume 12:1 (2019)

Figure 1: Location of the Dejing dialect area where Yang is spoken
Location of the Dejing dialect area where Yang is spoken, a figure in Eric Jackson’s “Two-Part Negation in Yang Zhuang” this issue.

The first issue of Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society‘s 12th volume is complete and available on the university open-access platform, ScholarSpace.

Research Papers (Peer-Reviewed)

Spatial Relations along the In-On Continuum in Thai Sign Language
Cassie Wallace

Vietnamese Initial Consonant Clusters in Quốc Ngữ Documents from the 17th to Early 19th Centuries
Duc Nghieu Vu

Types and Functions of Reduplication in Palembang
Mardheya Alsamadani and Samar Taibah

Request Modifications Used by Chinese Learners and Native Speakers of Thai
Yingyot Kanchina and Sujaritlak Deepadung

Two-part Negation in Yang Zhuang
Eric Jackson

Tonal Variation in Pyen
Christina Scotte Hornéy

The Labial Causative In Trans-Himalayan
Guillaume Jacques

Non-finite Clauses in Thai
Pornsiri Singhapreecha

Data Papers, Book Reviews, and Other Notes

Proposing a Facilitated Participatory Approach for Southeast Asian Minority Language Orthography Design
Sigrid Lew

Tones in the Cuoi Language of Tan Ki District in Nghe An Province, Vietnam
Huu Hoanh Nguyen and Van Loi Nguyen

Book Notice: Mainland Southeast Asian Languages – A Concise Typological Introduction, by N. J. Enfield

In Memoriam: Thomas M. Tehan (1951-2019)
Brian Migliazza

A View on Proto-Karen Phonology and Lexicon
Theraphan Luangthongkum

China Review International Vol. 24 No. 2 (2017)

Volume 24 Number 2 of China Review International begins with one feature review and 19 more reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese Studies.

FEATURE REVIEW

A Matter of Life and Death: The Translator Fou Lei (reviewing Mingyuan Hu, Fou Lei: An Insistence on Truth)
Reviewed by John Minford

REVIEWS

Roger T. Ames and Jinhua Jia, editors, Li Zehou and Confucian Philosophy
Reviewed by Anna Ghiglione

David G. Atwill, Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960
Reviewed by Morris Rossabi

Rostislav Berezkin, Many Faces of Mulian: The Precious Scrolls of Late Imperial China
Reviewed by Daniel L. Overmyer

Franck Billé and Sören Urbansky, editors, Yellow Perils: China Narratives in the Contemporary World
Reviewed by David Martinez-Robles

Renee Y. Chow, Changing Chinese Cities: The Potentials of Field Urbanism
Reviewed by Perry P. J. Yang

Stephen Durrant, Wai-yee Li, Michael Nylan, and Hans van Ess, The Letter to Ren An & Sima Qian’s Legacy
Reviewed by Allan H. Barr

Rania Huntington, Ink and Tears: Memory, Mourning, and Writing in the Yu Family
Reviewed by Cathy Silber

Roger B. Jeans, editor, The Letters and Diaries of Colonel John Hart Caughey, 1944–1945: With Wedemeyer in World War II China
Reviewed by Peter Chenmain Wang

Pei-Chia Lan, Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US
Reviewed by Yu-chin Tseng

Gina Marchetti, Citing China: Politics, Postmodernism, and World Cinema
Reviewed by Yingjin Zhang

Max Oidtmann, Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet
Reviewed by Yingcong Dai

Patrick Fuliang Shan, Yuan Shikai: A Reappraisal 

Reviewed by Qiang Fang

Zhihua Shen and Yafeng Xia, A Misunderstood Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, and Sino-North Korean Relations, 1949–1976
Reviewed by Adam Cathcart

Wendy Swartz, Reading Philosophy, Writing Poetry: Intertextual Modes of Making Meaning in Early Medieval China
Reviewed by Ping Wang

Kenneth M. Swope, On the Trail of the Yellow Tiger: War, Trauma, and Social Dislocation in Southwest China during the Ming-Qing Transition
Reviewed by Jodi L. Weinstein

Cai Xiang, Revolution & Its Narratives: China’s Socialist Literary and Cultural Imaginaries, 1949–1966
Reviewed by Yiju Huang

Victor Cunrui Xiong, Capital Cities and Urban Form in Pre-modern China: Luoyang, 1038 BCE to 938 CE  

Reviewed by Dong Wang

Xiaowei Zheng, The Politics of Rights and the 1911 Revolution in China
Reviewed by Edward McCord

Li Zhi, edited and translated by Rivi Handler-Spitz, Pauline C. Lee, and Haun Saussy, A Book to Burn & a Book to Keep (Hidden): Selected Writings
Reviewed by Nanxiu Qian

Works Received 


About the Journal

Every quarter, China Review International presents timely, English-language reviews of recently published China-related books and monographs. Its multidisciplinary scope and international coverage make it an indispensable tool for all those interested in Chinese culture and civilization, and enable the sinologist to keep abreast of cutting-edge scholarship in Chinese studies.

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China Review International publishes reviews of recent scholarly literature and “state-of-the-art” articles in all fields of Chinese studies. Reviews are generally published by invitation only; however, unsolicited reviews will be considered for publication based on merit and guidelines can be found here.

China Review International
Vol. 24. No. 2 (2017)

Journal of World History, Vol. 29, No. 4 (2018)

This issue of the Journal of World History includes the following scholarly articles:

Daud Shah and Dar ul-Islam: Transnational Elements of Socio-religious Reforms among Muslims in the Madras Presidency*
By Sundara Vadlamudi

Colonial British India witnessed a large increase in the formation of socio-religious reform movements during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The major religious groups in British India sought to address the criticisms of Christian missionaries, enact responses to changing social and economic conditions under British imperialism, and attempt to resolve problems in their communities. This article examines the work of Daud Shah, an advocate for socio-religious reforms among Tamil-speaking Muslims in the Madras Presidency and the Bay of Bengal littoral. Existing research on Shah has examined his work within the context of social and political developments within the colonial Madras Presidency. This article argues that a proper assessment of Shah’s contribution to socio-religious reform can only be made by including the transnational aspects of his reform efforts, including sources of his religious knowledge and the impact of his actions on the diasporic community of Tamil Muslims in the Indian Ocean.

Divide to Unite: Ou Jujia, New Guangdong, and Provincial Consciousness in 1900s China
By Ying-Kit Chan

Under the “revolution paradigm” of existing Chinese historiography, Han Chinese intellectuals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries are viewed as either supporting or resisting monarchical rule in Qing China (1644–1912). This article examines the implications of Guangdong intellectual Ou Jujia’s (1870–1912) magnum opus, New Guangdong, for late Qing politics. New Guangdong called for Guangdong’s independence from the Qing so that it could later reunite with other provinces as a federated China. Although Ou Jujia’s attempts to launch an independence movement had remained marginal to the reformist and revolutionary visions of governance and national unity, he embedded provincial consciousness in the modern, Western-inspired language of federalism. By suggesting that Guangdong could become a unique model province of a reformed China, Ou Jujia defined the “province” as the basic unit of Chinese federalism and made it central to discussions of China’s future in the 1900s.

Mysterious Ships, Troublesome Loans, and Rumors of War: The Tokugawa Arrest of Suetsugu Heizō Shigetomo
By Timothy Romans

By the late seventeenth century, independent maritime organizations such as the Suetsugu could not survive the changing dynamics of an East Asian maritime world that became increasingly polarized by Tokugawa Japan and the Qing Empire. Through their alliance to the Zheng family, the Suetsugu sought to maintain an independent network of merchants, smugglers, and pirates. Suetsugu connections to the Zheng family expanded Tokugawa commercial relations to ports throughout Asia. However, when the Qing conquered China in the mid-seventeenth century, Tokugawa Japan came to increasingly fear war with this emerging empire. The activities of the Zheng family and their allies, the Suetsugu, nearly brought East Asia to the brink of conflict in 1676. Instead of risking war with the Qing Empire, the Tokugawa chose to arrest and banish Suetsugu Heizō IV to maintain the stability of their regime within a multipolar international framework that was East Asia’s new reality.

Taking Children, Ruling Colonies: Child Removal and Colonial Subjugation in Australia, Canada, French Indochina, and the United States, 1870–1950s
By Christina Firpo and Margaret Jacobs

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the French colonial government in Indochina and the settler colonial nations of the United States, Australia, and Canada all engaged in the systematic removal of Indigenous and/or mixed-race children from their families. All four governments placed the children in institutions that were meant to sever ties to their home communities, re-educate and assimilate them, and then slot them into particular roles in the colonial social order. By comparing child removal programs in these four colonial contexts, we contend that diverse colonial administrations used child removal as a key strategy of governance to address various political and demographic problems. In the settler colonial nations, child removal functioned primarily as a means of eliminating Indigenous identities, cultures, and land claims. In Indochina, the French carried out child removal to create a French colonial elite that would reside permanently in the colony. This comparative approach reveals significant insight into colonial practices, including authorities’ preoccupation with intimate family lives and children’s upbringing, how officials and reformers turned   to benevolent discourses to describe violent and coercive practices, how Indigenous women suffered from particular vilification, and how authorities removed Indigenous and/or mixed-race children to manage racial dynamics. The article particularly demonstrates the value of collaborative and comparative scholarship.

Plus book reviews.

 

Journal of World History Vol. 29 Issue 4
Journal of World History, Vol. 29, No. 4 (2018)

Republic of Apples, Democracy of Oranges: New Eco-Poetry from China and the United States (MĀNOA 31:1)

Qutang Gorge Entrance II, Daixi, 2003. Photograph by Linda Butler. In June 2003, when the reservoir formed, the confluence of the Daixi tributary and the Yangtze River disappeared beneath the waters, which washed over the feet of the distant mountains. The ruins of Daixi town also vanished.
Qutang Gorge Entrance II, Daixi, 2003. In June 2003, when the reservoir formed, the confluence of the Daixi tributary and the Yangtze River disappeared beneath the waters, which washed over the feet of the distant mountains. The ruins of Daixi town also vanished. Photograph by Linda Butler, this issue.

Republic of Apples, Democracy of Oranges presents nearly 100 poets and translators from China and the U.S.―the two countries most responsible for global carbon dioxide emissions and the primary contributors to extreme climate change. These poetic voices express the altered relationship that now exists between the human and non-human worlds, a situation in which we witness everyday the ways environmental destruction is harming our emotions and imaginations.

“What can poetry say about our place in the natural world today?” ecologically minded poets ask. “How do we express this new reality in art or sing about it in poetry?” And, as poet Forrest Gander wonders, “how might syntax, line break, or the shape of the poem on the page express an ecological ethics?”

Eco-poetry freely searches for possible answers. Sichuan poet Sun Wenbo writes:

… I feel so liberated I start writing about
the republic of apples and democracy of oranges. When I see
apples have not become tanks, oranges not bombs,
I know I’ve not become a slave of words after all.

The Chinese poets are from throughout the PRC and Taiwan, both minority and majority writers, from big cities and rural provinces, such as Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture and Xinjiang Uyghur, Tibet, and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regions. The American poets are both emerging and established, from towns and cities across the U.S.

Included are images by celebrated photographer Linda Butler documenting the Three Gorges Dam, on the Yangtze River, and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, on the Mississippi River Basin.

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Deathsong of the River: A Reader’s Guide to the Chinese TV Series Heshang Paperback 9780939657544 $10.00$5.00
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Disarming the Allies of Imperialism: The State, Agitation, and Manipulation during China’s Nationalist Revolution, 1922-1929 Hardback 9781885445322 $55.00$10.00
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Early One Spring: An Intermediate Chinese Reader to Accompany the Film Video February Paperback 9781885445124 $10.00$5.00
Endless War: Fiction and Essays by Wang Wen-Hsing Hardback 9781933947280 $65.00$10.00
Endless War: Fiction and Essays by Wang Wen-Hsing Paperback 9781933947587 $25.00$5.00
Family Change and the Life Course in Japan Paperback 9780939657445 $10.00$5.00
Farmers’ Dance: Poems by Shin Kyong-Nim Paperback 9781885445056 $10.00$5.00
Five Plays by Kishida Kunio Paperback 9781885445513 $18.00$5.00
From Yalta to Panmunjom: Truman’s Diplomacy and the Four Powers, 1945-1953 Paperback 9780939657643 $10.00$5.00
Frozen Moments: Writings on Kabuki, 1966-2001 Paperback 9781885445414 $25.00$5.00
Gendered Landscapes: Short Fiction by Modern and Contemporary Korean Women Novelists Hardback 9781939161673 $65.00$10.00
Gendered Landscapes: Short Fiction by Modern and Contemporary Korean Women Novelists Paperback 9781939161871 $35.00$5.00
Han Sorya and North Korean Literature: The Failure of Socialist Realism in the DPRK Hardback 9780939657841 $43.00$10.00
Han Sorya and North Korean Literature: The Failure of Socialist Realism in the DPRK Paperback 9780939657698 $20.00$5.00
Hogen monogatari: Tale of the Disorder in Hogen Paperback 9781885445995 $22.00$5.00
I Heard Life Calling Me: Poems of Yi Song-bok Paperback 9781933947457 $20.00$5.00
I Saw A Pale Horse and Selected Poems from Diary of a Vagabond Hardback 9781885445667 $34.00$10.00
In Little Need of Divine Intervention: Takezaki Suenaga’s Scrolls of the Mongol Invasions of Japan Paperback 9781885445131 $29.00$5.00
Informal Empire in Crisis: British Diplomacy and the Chinese Customs Succession, 1927-1929 Hardback 9780939657797 $28.00$10.00
Informal Empire in Crisis: British Diplomacy and the Chinese Customs Succession, 1927-1929 Paperback 9780939657742 $10.00$5.00
International Perspectives on Yanagita Kunio and Japanese Folklore Studies Paperback 9780939657377 $15.00$5.00
Inventing Nanjing Road: Commercial Culture in Shanghai, 1900-1945 Hardback 9781885445636 $35.00$10.00
Inventing Nanjing Road: Commercial Culture in Shanghai, 1900-1945 Paperback 9781885445032 $20.00$5.00
Japan in the Muromachi Age Paperback 9781885445094 $29.00$5.00
Japan’s National Security: Structures, Norms and Policy Responses in a Changing World Paperback 9780939657582 $20.00$5.00
Japan’s Renaissance: The Politics of the Muromachi Bakufu Paperback 9781885445087 $20.00$5.00
Kitahara Hakushu: His Life and Poetry Paperback 9780939657650 $10.00$5.00
Kojiki-den. Book 1: Motoori Norinaga Paperback 9781885445872 $20.00$5.00
Korean Adoption and Inheritance: Case Studies in the Creation of a Classic Confucian Society Hardback 9781885445704 $25.00$10.00
Land of Volcanic Ash: A Play in Two Parts, Revised Edition Paperback 9780939657834 $22.00$5.00
Landlords, Peasants and Intellectuals in Modern Korea Hardback 9781885445384 $59.00$10.00
Landlords, Peasants and Intellectuals in Modern Korea Paperback 9781885445285 $25.00$5.00
Like a Knife: Ideology and Genre in Contemporary Chinese Popular Music Paperback 9780939657575 $19.00$5.00
Like Clouds or Mists: Studies and Translations of No Plays of the Genpei War Hardback 9781933947297 $65.00$10.00
Like Clouds or Mists: Studies and Translations of No Plays of the Genpei War Paperback 9781933947594 $29.00$5.00
Lives in Motion: Composing Circles of Self and Community in Japan Paperback 9781885445063 $25.00$5.00
Making Law Work: Chinese Laws in Context Hardback 9781933947242 $51.00$10.00
Max Loehr and the Study of Chinese Bronzes: Style and Classification in the History of Art Paperback 9781933947419 $55.00$5.00
Metaphorical Circuit: Negotiations Between Literature and Science in 20th Century Japan Paperback 9781885445193 $22.00$5.00
Minako Oba: Of Birds Crying Hardback 9781933947303 $35.00$10.00
Minako Oba: Of Birds Crying Paperback 9781933947600 $25.00$5.00
More Than A Momentary Nightmare: The Yokohama Incident and Wartime in Japan Hardback 9781885445520 $34.00$10.00
More Than A Momentary Nightmare: The Yokohama Incident and Wartime in Japan Paperback 9781885445926 $16.00$5.00
Nanking Letters 1949 Paperback 9780939657230 $17.00$5.00
Negotiated Power in Late Imperial China: The Zongli Yamen and the Politics of Reform Hardback 9781933947075 $42.00$10.00
Negotiated Power in Late Imperial China: The Zongli Yamen and the Politics of Reform Paperback 9781933947372 $25.00$5.00
New Chronicles of Yanagibashi and Diary of a Journey to the West: Narushima Ryuhoku Reports from Home  and Abroad Paperback 9781933947518 $30.00$5.00
Ode to Stone Paperback 9780939657520 $10.00$5.00
On the Eve of the Uprising and Other Stories from Colonial Korea Hardback 9781933947198 $35.00$10.00
Pining Wind: A Cycle of No Plays Paperback 9780939657179 $10.00$5.00
Pioneers of Modern Japanese Poetry: Muro Saisei, Kaneko Mitsuharu, Miyoshi Tatsuji, Nagase Kiyoko Hardback 9781939161093 $45.00$10.00
PLAYING WITH FIRE Paperback 9781885445858 $19.00$5.00
Poverty and Growth in a South China County: Anxi, Fujian, 1949-1992 Hardback 9780939657810 $28.00$10.00
Poverty and Growth in a South China County: Anxi, Fujian, 1949-1992 Paperback 9780939657728 $14.00$5.00
Principles of Poetry (Shi no genri) Hardback 9781885445766 $34.00$10.00
Principles of Poetry (Shi no genri) Paperback 9781885445964 $16.00$5.00
Psychoanalysis in China: Literary Transformations, 1919-1949 Paperback 9780939657551 $18.00$5.00
Rat Fire: Korean Stories from the Japanese Empire Hardback 9781933947877 $65.00$10.00
Rat Fire: Korean Stories from the Japanese Empire Paperback 9781933947679 $25.00$5.00
Reading Wang Wenxing: Critical Essays Hardback 9781939161581 $45.00$10.00
Reading Wang Wenxing: Critical Essays Paperback 9781939161789 $25.00$5.00
Restless Spirits from Japanese Noh Plays of the Fourth Group: Parallel Translations with Running Commentary Hardback 9780939657780 $50.00$10.00
Restless Spirits from Japanese Noh Plays of the Fourth Group: Parallel Translations with Running Commentary Paperback 9780939657766 $23.00$5.00
Sacred Rites in Moonlight: Ben no Naishi Nikki Hardback 9781885445407 $55.00$10.00
Sacred Rites in Moonlight: Ben no Naishi Nikki Paperback 9781885445223 $20.00$5.00
Sangaku Proofs: A Japanese Mathematician at Work Paperback 9781939161758 $19.00$5.00
Sangaku Reflections: A Japanese Mathematician Teaches Hardback 9781939161697 $25.00$10.00
Selected Poems of Kim Namjo Hardback 9780939657056 $20.00$10.00
Selected Poems of Kim Namjo Paperback 9780939657636 $10.00$5.00
Sending the Ship Out to the Stars: Poems of Park Je-chun Hardback 9781885445582 $20.00$10.00
Sending the Ship Out to the Stars: Poems of Park Je-chun Paperback 9781885445889 $10.00$5.00
Silvery World and Other Stories: Anthology of Korean Literature Volume 1 Hardback 9781939161024 $45.00$10.00
Singing Like a Cricket, Hooting Like an Owl: Selected Poems of Yi Kyu-bo Hardback 9781885445681 $24.00$10.00
Singing Like a Cricket, Hooting Like an Owl: Selected Poems of Yi Kyu-bo Paperback 9781885445780 $12.00$5.00
Stateless Subjects: Chinese Martial Arts Literature and Postcolonial History Hardback 9781933947822 $55.00$10.00
Stateless Subjects: Chinese Martial Arts Literature and Postcolonial History Paperback 9781933947624 $27.00$5.00
Still Hear the Wound: Toward an Asia, Politics, and Art to Come Hardback 9781939161611 $45.00$10.00
Still Hear the Wound: Toward an Asia, Politics, and Art to Come Paperback 9781939161819 $25.00$5.00
Stories from the Samurai Fringe: Hayashi Fusao’s Proletarian Short Stories and the Turn to Ultranationalism in Early Shōwa Japan Hardback 9781939161703 $65.00$10.00
Stories from the Samurai Fringe: Hayashi Fusao’s Proletarian Short Stories and the Turn to Ultranationalism in Early Shōwa Japan Paperback 9781939161901 $25.00$5.00
Strange Tales from Strange Lands: Stories by Zheng Wanlong Hardback 9780939657858 $28.00$10.00
Strange Tales from Strange Lands: Stories by Zheng Wanlong Paperback 9780939657667 $13.00$5.00
Strike Hard! Anti-Crime Campaigns and Chinese Criminal Justice, 1979-1985 Hardback 9781885445643 $40.00$10.00
Strike Hard! Anti-Crime Campaigns and Chinese Criminal Justice, 1979-1985 Paperback 9781885445049 $20.00$5.00
Supernatural Beings from Japanese Noh Plays of the Fifth Group Hardback 9781933947310 $55.00$10.00
Supernatural Beings from Japanese Noh Plays of the Fifth Group Paperback 9781933947617 $29.00$5.00
Takeuchi Yoshimi: Displacing the West Paperback 9781885445209 $22.00$5.00
Tamakatsuma: A Window into the Scholarship of Motoori Norinaga Hardback 9781933947891 $65.00$10.00
Tamakatsuma: A Window into the Scholarship of Motoori Norinaga Paperback 9781933947693 $29.00$5.00
Teishinkoki: What Did a Heian Regent Do? The Year 939 in the Journal of Regent Fujiwara no Tadahira Hardback 9781933947105 $45.00$10.00
Teishinkoki: What Did a Heian Regent Do? The Year 939 in the Journal of Regent Fujiwara no Tadahira Paperback 9781933947402 $25.00$5.00
The Capitalist Dilemma in China’s Cultural Revolution Paperback 9781939161727 $25.00$5.00
The Dynamics of Confucianism and Modernization in Korean History Hardback 9781933947068 $65.00$10.00
The Dynamics of Confucianism and Modernization in Korean History Paperback 9781933947365 $25.00$5.00
The Early Lyrics 1941-1960: Poems by So Chong Ju Paperback 9781885445902 $10.00$5.00
The Economic Transformation of South China: Reform & Development in the Post-Mao Era Paperback 9780939657704 $20.00$5.00
The Last Biwa Singer: A Blind Musician in History, Imagination and Performance Hardback 9781933947136 $56.00$10.00
The Last Biwa Singer: A Blind Musician in History, Imagination and Performance Paperback 9781933947433 $25.00$5.00
The Lioness Roars: Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China Paperback 9781885445810 $18.00$5.00
The Naked Tree Paperback 9781885445834 $19.00$5.00
The Noh Ominameshi: A Flower Viewed from Many Directions Paperback 9781885445186 $31.00$5.00
The Prophet and Other Stories Hardback 9781885445612 $20.00$10.00
The Prophet and Other Stories Paperback 9781885445018 $10.00$5.00
The Pursuit of Harmony: Poetry and Power in Early Heian Japan Hardback 9781933947099 $55.00$10.00
The Pursuit of Harmony: Poetry and Power in Early Heian Japan Paperback 9781933947396 $25.00$5.00
The Red Ghost and the White Ghost: Stories and Essays by Kita Morio Hardback 9781939161680 $45.00$10.00
The Residue of Dreams: Selected Poems of Jao Tsung-i Hardback 9781939161628 $45.00$10.00
The Residue of Dreams: Selected Poems of Jao Tsung-i Paperback 9781939161826 $25.00$5.00
The Return of the Gods: Japanese Drama and Culture in the 1960s Paperback 9781885445162 $24.00$5.00
The Role of Central Banking in China’s Economic Reform Paperback 9780939657599 $10.00$5.00
The Secret Island and the Enticing Flame: Worlds of Memory, Discovery, and Loss in Japanese Poetry Hardback 9781933947129 $40.00$10.00
The Secret Island and the Enticing Flame: Worlds of Memory, Discovery, and Loss in Japanese Poetry Paperback 9781933947426 $15.00$5.00
The Snow Falling on Chagall’s Village: Selected Poems by Kim Ch’un-Su Hardback 9781885445537 $24.00$10.00
The Snow Falling on Chagall’s Village: Selected Poems by Kim Ch’un-Su Paperback 9781885445933 $12.00$5.00
The Snow Falling on Chagall’s Village: Selected Poems by Kim Ch’un-Su (Bilingual Edition) Paperback 9781885445476 $12.00$5.00
The Wind from Vulture Peak: The Buddhification of Japanese Waka in the Heian Period Paperback 9781933947662 $29.00$5.00
Tosaka Jun: A Critical Reader Hardback 9781933947884 $65.00$10.00
Tosaka Jun: A Critical Reader Paperback 9781933947686 $39.00$5.00
Total War and Modernization Hardback 9781885445605 $55.00$10.00
Total War and Modernization Paperback 9781885445001 $20.00$5.00
Traces in the Way: Michi and the Writings of Komparu Zenchiku Hardback 9781933947020 $53.00$10.00
Traces in the Way: Michi and the Writings of Komparu Zenchiku Paperback 9781933947327 $24.00$5.00
Troubled Souls: From Japanese Noh Plays of the Fourth Group: Parallel Translations with Running Commentary Hardback 9781885445551 $50.00$10.00
Troubled Souls: From Japanese Noh Plays of the Fourth Group: Parallel Translations with Running Commentary Paperback 9781885445957 $25.00$5.00
Variations: Three Korean Poets Paperback 9781885445100 $19.00$5.00
Vision of a Phoenix: The Poems of Ho Nansorhon Hardback 9781885445421 $37.00$10.00
Vision of a Phoenix: The Poems of Ho Nansorhon Paperback 9781885445179 $17.00$5.00
Visioning Eternity: Aesthetics, Politics, and History in the Early Modern Noh Theater Hardback 9781933947082 $66.00$10.00
Visioning Eternity: Aesthetics, Politics, and History in the Early Modern Noh Theater Paperback 9781933947389 $28.00$5.00
Visions for the Masses: Chinese Shadow Plays from Shaanxi and Shanxi Paperback 9781885445216 $25.00$5.00
Vocabulary and Notes to Ba Jin’s Jia: An Aid for Reading the Novel Paperback 9780939657087 $10.00$5.00
Voices of Taiwanese Women: Three Contemporary Plays Hardback 9781939161574 $35.00$10.00
Voices of Taiwanese Women: Three Contemporary Plays Paperback 9781939161772 $20.00$5.00
Walking on a Washing Line: Poems of Kim Seung-Hee Paperback 9781933947501 $25.00$5.00
Warrior Ghost Plays: From the Japanese Noh Theater Paperback 9780939657605 $21.00$5.00
What the Doctor Overheard: Dr. Leopold Müller’s Account of Music in Early Meiji Japan Hardback 9781939161659 $65.00$10.00
White Poppies and Other Stories Hardback 9781933947235 $35.00$10.00
Women and Millenarian Protest in Meiji Japan: Deguchi Nao and Omotokyo Paperback 9780939657612 $18.00$5.00
Years of Sadness: Selected Autobiographical Writings of Wang Anyi Hardback 9781933947174 $29.00$10.00
Years of Sadness: Selected Autobiographical Writings of Wang Anyi Paperback 9781933947471 $29.00$5.00
Yi Kwang-su and Modern Literature: Mujong Hardback 9781885445377 $35.00$10.00

Riding Waves and Writing Places; Author John Clark Records Hawai’i

John R. Kukeakalani Clark is the author of ten books about Hawaii’s beaches, surf spots, and ocean lore, including North Shore Place Names: Kahuku to Ka‘ena and Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions from the Past. He is also a former lifeguard and a retired deputy fire chief of the Honolulu Fire Department. We decided to ask John what had inspired him to start writing about the islands.


From the author:

“In 1970 I completed a two-year tour of duty in the Army and returned home to Hawaii. A friend of mine was working as a City and County of Honolulu lifeguard and told me they were looking for more guards. I applied and was hired immediately by Captain Aloha Kaeo. He assigned me and another guard, Daryl Picadura, to Sandy Beach as its first full-time lifeguards.

“Daryl and I made a lot of rescues, and early in 1972 I decided we should be pro-active and try to reach people, especially our visitors, before they reached the beach. I thought we might be able to do it through a book, so I started writing, first about Sandy Beach, and then about all the other beaches on Oahu. I have a BA in Hawaiian Studies from UHM, so in addition to the water safety information, I included some Hawaiian history about the beaches with a focus on the moolelo, the stories, behind their names.

“Later in 1972 I gave up my job as a lifeguard and joined the Honolulu Fire Department, but I continued to work on my manuscript. The UH Press published my first book, Beaches ofOahu, in 1977. One book led to another and during my 33 years with HFD, I wrote six more books. I continued to write even after I retired at the end of 2005, and as of 2018, I have written 10 books on Hawaii’s beaches, surf spots and shoreline place names.”

 

 


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