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Cinema and the Cultural Cold WarUS Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Sangjoon Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the ways in which postwar Asian cinema was shaped by transnational collaborations and competitions between newly independent and colonial states at the height of Cold War politics. ... More

Fluid JurisdictionsColonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the story of the Arab diaspora within the context of British and Dutch colonialism, unpacking the community's ambiguous embrace of European colonial authority in Southeast Asia. The ... More

Imperial RomanceFictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Imperial Romance: Fictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Su Yun Kim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751882
eISBN:
9781501751905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751882.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book argues that the idea of colonial intimacy within the Japanese empire of the early twentieth century had a far broader and more popular influence on discourse makers, social leaders, and ... More

Lovesick JapanSex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores an official vision of love, sex, and marriage in contemporary Japan. A comprehensive body of evidence describes a society characterized by a presupposed absence of physical and ... More

Paradox and RepresentationSilenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Paradox and Representation: Silenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Machiko Ishikawa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501751943
eISBN:
9781501751967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751943.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How can the “voiceless” voice be represented? This primary question underpins this book's analysis of selected works by Buraku writer, Nakagami Kenji (1946–1992). In spite of his Buraku background, ... More

Piercing the Structure of TraditionFlute Performance, Continuity, and Freedom in the Music of Noh Drama

Piercing the Structure of Tradition: Flute Performance, Continuity, and Freedom in the Music of Noh Drama

Mariko Anno

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781939161079
eISBN:
9781942242970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781939161079.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What does freedom sound like in the context of traditional Japanese theater? Where is the space for innovation, and where can this kind of innovation be located in the rigid instrumentation of the ... More

Reinventing LicentiousnessPornography and Modern China

Reinventing Licentiousness: Pornography and Modern China

Y. Yvon Wang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501752971
eISBN:
9781501752995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752971.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book navigates an overlooked history of representation during the transition from the Qing Empire to the Chinese Republic — a time when older, hierarchical notions of licentiousness were ... More

Uneasy Military EncountersThe Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Ruth Streicher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book presents a historically and theoretically grounded political ethnography of the Thai military's counterinsurgency practices in the southern borderland, home to the greater part of the ... More

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