Pacific Spaces: Comparisons and Connections Across the Pacific Ocean in Early Modern and Modern Times

Pacific Spaces: Comparisons and Connections Across the Pacif...

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The Pacific region has become increasingly prominent in contemporary global economics, politics, and cultural affairs. Historical studies of these phenomena trace the evolution of Pacific connections and migrations in the early modern and modern eras. This conference, held at the Huntington Library on Nov. 5 and 6, 2010, featured scholarship from both Asia and the Americas in order to better understand how Pacific crossings fit into the regional histories of maritime Asia and the Americas. The conference was convened by R. Bin Wong, of the University of California, Los Angeles; and David Igler, of University of California, Irvine.
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The Pacific region has become increasingly prominent in contemporary global economics, politics, and cultural affairs. Historical studies of these phenomena trace the evolution of Pacific connections and migrations in the early modern and modern eras. This conference, held at the Huntington Library on Nov. 5 and 6, 2010, featured scholarship from both Asia and the Americas in order to better understand how Pacific crossings fit into the regional histories of maritime Asia and the Americas. The conference was convened by R. Bin Wong, of the University of California, Los Angeles; and David Igler, of University of California, Irvine.
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Roundtable Discussion and...

06 Nov 2010 | 01 hr 02 mins 30 secs

Roundtable Discussio...

06 Nov 2010 | 01 hr 02 mins 30 secs

“Competing Cartographies ...

06 Nov 2010 | 39 mins 03 secs

“Competing Cartograp...

06 Nov 2010 | 39 mins 03 secs

“Pacific Crossings: A Con...

06 Nov 2010 | 33 mins 33 secs

“Pacific Crossings: ...

06 Nov 2010 | 33 mins 33 secs

“Angel Island: Immigrant ...

06 Nov 2010 | 41 mins 46 secs

“Angel Island: Immig...

06 Nov 2010 | 41 mins 46 secs

“The Chinese Transnationa...

06 Nov 2010 | 34 mins 43 secs

“The Chinese Transna...

06 Nov 2010 | 34 mins 43 secs

“Ryuku Trade Networks and...

05 Nov 2010 | 42 mins 22 secs

“Ryuku Trade Network...

05 Nov 2010 | 42 mins 22 secs

“Archaeological Ceramics ...

05 Nov 2010 | 37 mins 52 secs

“Archaeological Cera...

05 Nov 2010 | 37 mins 52 secs

“Object Lessons: The East...

05 Nov 2010 | 38 mins 47 secs

“Object Lessons: The...

05 Nov 2010 | 38 mins 47 secs

“Pacific Overtures: Ameri...

05 Nov 2010 | 33 mins 02 secs

“Pacific Overtures: ...

05 Nov 2010 | 33 mins 02 secs

Introduction

05 Nov 2010 | 04 mins 37 secs

Introduction

05 Nov 2010 | 04 mins 37 secs

Session 1: Cultural Featu...

05 Nov 2010 | 04 mins 15 secs

Session 1: Cultural ...

05 Nov 2010 | 04 mins 15 secs

Welcoming Remarks

05 Nov 2010 | 03 mins 26 secs

Welcoming Remarks

05 Nov 2010 | 03 mins 26 secs