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Narrating South Asian PartitionOral History, Literature, Cinema

Narrating South Asian Partition: Oral History, Literature, Cinema

Anindya Raychaudhuri

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190249748
eISBN:
9780190249779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book brings together “private” and “public” forms of memory narratives of the 1947 Indian/Pakistani partition, by looking at oral history testimonies (covering direct and inherited memories) on ... More

Fly Until You DieAn Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Chia Youyee Vang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190622145
eISBN:
9780190622176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Military History

The Vietnam War is the subject of hundreds of scholarly studies, policy reports, memoirs, and literary titles. As America’s longest and most controversial war, it coincided with domestic turmoil in ... More

Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

Panda NationThe Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More

Schooling DiasporaWomen, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Karen M. Teoh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Schooling Diaspora relates the previously untold story of female education and the overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, traversing more than a century of British imperialism, Chinese ... More

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Peter Francis Kornicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797821
eISBN:
9780191839139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797821.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a wide-ranging study of vernacularization in East Asia, and for this purpose East Asia includes not only China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam but also other societies that no longer exist, ... More

Guan YuThe Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Guan Yu: The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Barend J. ter Haar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803645
eISBN:
9780191842030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Guan Yu was a minor general in his own day, who supported one of numerous claimants to the throne in the early third century CE. He was captured and executed by enemy forces in 219. He eventually ... More

My Enemy's EnemyIndia in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Avinash Paliwal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. Challenging deeply held ... More

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim WorldCritical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World: Critical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Lutfi Sunar (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466887
eISBN:
9780199087556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466887.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Since its birth as a concept, civilization has been defined by an encounter with the ‘other’. Barbarism, the ever-ready counter concept, has provided civilization with its raison d'être—that of ... More

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Nile Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Recent international intervention in Afghanistan has reproduced familiar versions of the Afghan national story, from repeatedly doomed invasions to perpetual fault lines of ethnic division. Yet ... More

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