%{search_type} search results

8,102 catalog results

RSS feed for this result
Book
x, 263 , xvi pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
East Asia Library
Book
x, 237 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Cultivating and exploiting a "primitive" island : from Hainan's early history into the twentieth century
  • Political prospects in the early Republic : revolution, warlords, and diaspora, 1912-1926
  • From globetrotters to guerrillas : Hainan's early communists
  • An outrage of little consequence : the Japanese invasion and occupation of Hainan
  • New allies : the Baisha uprising and the Li-communist alliance, 1943
  • Holding aloft Hainan's red flag : disobedience and survival in the civil war, 1946
  • Sharing victory : the communist conquest of Hainan Island
  • Bringing Hainan to the nation's heel : anti-localism in the early PRC
  • Epilogue.
"Presents a new view of the Chinese revolution through the lens of the local Communist movement in Hainan between 1926 and 1956. Jeremy A. Murray's study of local Communist revolutionaries in Hainan between 1926 and 1956 provides a window into the diversity and complexity of the Chinese revolution. Long at the margins of the Chinese state, Hainan was once known by mainlanders only for its malarial climate and fierce indigenous people. In spite of efforts by the Chinese Nationalists and the Japanese to exterminate Hainan's Communists, the movement survived because of an alliance with the indigenous Li. For years it persevered, though in complete isolation from Communist headquarters on the mainland. Using Chinese-language sources, archival materials, and interviews, Murray draws a vivid picture of this movement from the Hainanese perspective, and broadens our understanding of how patriotism, Party loyalty, and Chinese identity have been experienced and interpreted in modern China"--Provided by publisher.
Green Library
Book
xii, 201 pages : illustration ; 23 cm.
  • Acknowledgements Introduction I Tradition and Transmission 1. Early Jewish Modernity and Arendt's Rahel 2. Tradition and the Hidden: Arendt Reading Scholem 3. Transmitting the Gap in Time: Arendt and Agamben II Law and Narration 4. "As if Not": Agamben as Reader of Kafka 5. Kafka, Narrative, and the Law 6. Kafka's Other Job: From Susman to iek III Messianic Language 7. Pure Languages: Benjamin and Blanchot on Translation 8. Ideas of Prose: Benjamin and Agamben 9. Reading Scholem and Benjamin on the Demonic IV Exile, Remembrance, Exemplarity 10. Paradoxes of Exemplarity: From Celan to Derrida 11. Two Kinds of Strangers: Celan and Bachmann 12. Exile as Experience and Metaphor: From Celan to Badiou 13. Geoffrey Hartman on Midrash and Testimony Epilogue: New Angels Notes Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780253024855 20170327
InGerman-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife, Vivian Liska innovatively focuses on the changing form, fate and function of messianism, law, exile, election, remembrance, and the transmission of tradition itself in three different temporal and intellectual frameworks: German-Jewish modernism, postmodernism, and the current period. Highlighting these elements of theJewish tradition in the works of Franz Kafka, Walter Benjamin, Gershom Scholem, Hannah Arendt, and Paul Celan, Liska reflects on dialogues and conversations between themandonthereception of their work.She shows how this Jewish dimension of their writings is transformed, but remains significant in the theories of Maurice Blanchot and Jacques Derrida and how it is appropriated, dismissed or denied by some of the most acclaimed thinkers at the turn of the twenty-first century such as Giorgio Agamben, Slavoj iek, and Alain Badiou.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780253024855 20170327
Green Library
Book
12 volumes ; 26 cm.
  • 1, chou bi yi
  • 2, chou bi er/ ge ming wen xian
  • 3, ge ming wen xian er/jia shu
  • 4, te jiao wen juan /te jiao dang an yi
  • 5, te jiao dang an er
  • 6, te jiao dang an san
  • 7, te jiao dang an si
  • 8, te jiao dang an wu
  • 9, te jiao dang an liu
  • 10, te jiao dang an qi
  • 11, te jiao dang an ba
  • 12, te jiao dang an jiu.
  • 1, 籌筆一
  • 2, 籌筆二/革命文獻
  • 3, 革命文獻二/家書
  • 4, 特交文卷/特交檔案一
  • 5, 特交檔案二
  • 6, 特交檔案三
  • 7, 特交檔案四
  • 8, 特交檔案五
  • 9, 特交檔案六
  • 10, 特交檔案七
  • 11, 特交檔案八
  • 12, 特交檔案九
East Asia Library
Book
xvii, 445 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
xv, 458 pages ; 27 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
xv, 583 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
Book
xiii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Mothers as experts, 1965-1967
  • Strengthening channels of communication, 1968-1970
  • Developing "third world" feminist networks, 1970
  • Establishing feminist perspectives on war, 1969-1972
  • Connecting U.S. intervention with social injustice, 1970-1972
  • Shifting alliances in the postwar period, 1973-1978.
In 1965, fed up with President Lyndon Johnson's refusal to make serious diplomatic efforts to end the Vietnam War, a group of female American peace activists decided to take matters into their own hands by meeting with Vietnamese women to discuss how to end U.S. intervention. While other attempts at women's international cooperation and transnational feminism have led to cultural imperialism or imposition of American ways on others, Jessica M.Frazier reveals an instance when American women crossed geopolitical boundaries to criticize American Cold War culture, not promote it. The American women Frazier studies not only solicited Vietnamese women's opinions and advice on how to end the war but also viewed them as paragons of a new womanhood by which American women could rework their ideas of gender, revolution, and social justice during an era of reinvigorated feminist agitation. Unlike the many histories of the Vietnam War that end with an explanation of why the memory of the war still divides U.S. society, by focusing on linkages across national boundaries, Frazier illuminates a significant moment in history when women formed effective transnational relationships on genuinely cooperative terms.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469631790 20170403
Green Library
Book
351 pages ; 21 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm, computer discs ; 3 4/3 in.
  • 1. Genshi, kodai
  • -- 6-7. Kindai 1-2
  • 1. 原始・古代
  • -- 6-7. 近代 1-2
East Asia Library

11. Arman Dimashq [2016]

Book
315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
116 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • 1. Saeroun Asia ŭi torae
  • 2. Segye nŭn pakkwigo itta
  • 3. Asia ka ttŏorŭgo itta
  • 4. Miguk kwa Chungguk i puditch'igo itta
  • 5. Han'guk kwa Chungguk, Ilbon ŭn ŏdi ro.
  • 1. 새로운 아시아 의 도래
  • 2. 세계 는 바뀌고 있다
  • 3. 아시아 가 떠오르고 있다
  • 4. 미국 과 중국 이 부딪치고 있다
  • 5. 한국 과 중국, 일본 은 어디 로.
East Asia Library
Book
374 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
East Asia Library
Book
xiv, 392 pages ; 27 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
190 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
152 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
2 volumes (xxvii, 928 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 29 cm.
Green Library
Book
xvii, 443 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
The first book to explore the critical problem of provisioning the "megacity" Over the past decade policymakers and scholars have come to realize that getting food, water, and services to the millions who live in the world's few dozen megacities is one of the twenty-first century's most formidable challenges. As these populations continue to grow, apocalyptic scenarios-sprawling slums plagued by hunger, disease, and social disarray-become increasingly plausible. In Feeding Manila in Peace and War, Daniel F. Doeppers traces a century in the life of Manila, one of the world's great megacities, to show how it grew and what sustained it. Although the export of commodities played a role, Doeppers argues that change in this era was also fueled by the relationship between the metropolis and the surrounding countryside, and in particular by the country's ability to provide the city's population with food and drink. Doeppers follows each commodity-rice, produce, fish, fowl, meat, milk, flour, coffee-in its complex connections with other commodities. In the process he considers the changing ecology of the region as well as the social fabric that weaves together farmers, merchants, transporters, storekeepers, and door-to-door vendors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780299305109 20160704
Green Library
Book
xv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: Gendering Dalits
  • Dirty "other" vamp : (mis)representing Dalit women
  • Paradoxes of victimhood : iconographies of suffering, sympathy, and subservience
  • Dalit Viranganas : (en)gendering the Dalit reinvention of 1857
  • Feminine, criminal, or manly? : imaging Dalit masculinities
  • Intimate and embodied desires : religious conversions and Dalit women
  • Goddesses and women's songs : negotiating Dalit popular religion and culture
  • Caste, indentured women, and the Hindi public sphere
  • Glossary.
Caste and gender are complex markers of difference that have traditionally been addressed in isolation from each other, with a presumptive maleness present in most studies of Dalits ("untouchables") and a presumptive upper-casteness in many feminist studies. In this study of the representations of Dalits in the print culture of colonial north India, Charu Gupta enters new territory by looking at images of Dalit women as both victims and vamps, the construction of Dalit masculinities, religious conversion as an alternative to entrapment in the Hindu caste system, and the plight of indentured labor. The Gender of Caste uses print as a critical tool to examine the depictions of Dalits by colonizers, nationalists, reformers, and Dalits themselves and shows how differentials of gender were critical in structuring patterns of domination and subordination.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780295995649 20160704
Green Library
Book
ix, 351 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Acknowledgments Introduction \ Jeffrey Veidlinger Part I. History of the Ethnographic Impulse 1. Thrice Born, or Between Two Worlds: Reflexivity and Performance in An-sky's Jewish Ethnographic Expedition and Beyond \ Nathaniel Deutsch 2. Between Scientific and Political: Jewish Scholars and Russian-Jewish Physical Anthropology in the Fin-de-Siecle Russian Empire\ Marina Mogilner 3. To Study Our Past, Make Sense of Our Present and Develop Our National Consciousness:" Lev Shternberg's Comprehensive Program for Jewish Ethnography in the USSR \ Sergei Kan 4. "What Should We Collect?": Ethnography, Local Studies, and the Formation of a Belorussian Jewish Identity \ Elissa Bemporad 5. Yiddish Folklore and Soviet Ideology during the 1930s \ Mikhail Krutikov 6. After An-sky: I.M. Pul'ner and the Jewish Section of the State Museum of Ethnography in Leningrad \ Deborah Yalen 7. "Holy Sacred Collection Work": The Relationship between YIVO and its Zamlers \ Sarah Ellen Zarrow 8. The Last "Zamlers": Avrom Sutzkever and Shmerke Kaczerginski in Vilna, 1944-1945 \ David E. Fishman Part II. Findings from the Field 9. Ethnography and Folklore among Polish Jews in Israel--Immigration and Integration \ Haya Bar-Itzhak 10. The Use of Hebrew and Yiddish in the Rituals of Contemporary Jewry of Bukovina and Bessarabia \ Alexandra Polyan 11. Food and Faith in the Soviet Shtetl \ Jeffrey Veidlinger 12. Undzer Rebenyu: Religion, Memory, and Identity in Postwar Moldova \ Sebastian Z. Schulman Part III. Reflections on the Ethnographic Impulse 13. Ex-Soviet Jews: Collective Autoethnography \ Larisa Fialkova and Maria Yelenevskaya 14. Family Pictures at an Exhibition: History, Autobiography, and the Museum Exhibit on Jewish od "In Mrs. Goldberg's Kitchen" \ Halina Goldberg 15. Seamed Stockings and Ponytails: Conducting Ethnographic Fieldwork in a Contemporary Hasidic Community \ Asya Vaisman Schulman Part IV. By Way of Conclusion 16. From Function to Frame: The Evolving Conceptualization of Jewish Folklore Studies \ Simon J. Bronner List of Contributors Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780253019141 20160619
Taking S. An-sky's expeditions to the Pale of Jewish Settlement as its point of departure, the volume explores the dynamic and many-sided nature of ethnographic knowledge and the long and complex history of the production and consumption of Jewish folk traditions. These essays by historians, anthropologists, musicologists, and folklorists showcase some of the finest research in the field. They reveal how the collection, analysis, and preservation of ethnography intersect with questions about the construction and delineation of community, the preservation of Jewishness, the meaning of belief, the significance of retrieving cultural heritage, the politics of accessing and memorializing "lost" cultures, and the problem of narration, among other topics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780253019141 20160619
Green Library