Nianhua, Art, and History in Rural North China
The Cult of Happiness is among the first studies in any field to treat folk art and folk print as historical text. As such, this richly illustrated volume will appeal to a wide range of scholars in Asian studies, history, art history, folklore and print, as well as anyone having a passion for the creativity and culture of rural society.
Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy
This sophisticated collection of essays provides an innovative analysis of gender relations at the nexus of globalization, Chinese patriarchy, and post-colonialism in Hong Kong.
Localizing Sanctity in Asian Religions
Anthropologists, religious scholars, and art historians contemplate sacred place and sacred biography in Asia to show how secular politics, religious experience, and sectarian rivalry intersect.
Popular Culture in Asia
Covering topics from pop music in Korea to TV commercials in Malaysia, this collection shows how imported cultural forms have been invested with fresh meaning and transformed by local artists to result in new forms of assertion and resistance.
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