pennything asked: squealing over your blog because i found it while i was supposed to be studying for my asian history final...haha
Anonymous asked: Are you able to keep the money you've funded so far after the deadline on indiegogo?
youareshauni asked: I have two questions about the Edo period regarding the daily life in Edo (Tokyo), and I hoped you could help me with them. 1) How did the police force work? What did the members of the police force (like the yoriki, the doshin, etc.) do outside of work? The sources I found on this topics are few, contain little information which often conflict with each other on top of that. 2) Information on the...
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Anonymous asked: This blog is great and you are great and thank you for your resources page and the time and effort you put into this blog.
ninjaruski asked: There's a deeper meaning to "Bugeisha" than what the previous ask said. Bugeisha literally meant "one who practiced the art of war." Art, in this case, meant not just a "way of doing something," that would be budoka (one who practiced the way of war), rather, Bugeisha intends an aesthetic perfection through martial practices. It treats the martial arts as...
eibomb asked: Hi. re: onnabugeisha. As was mentioned, "bugeisha" means martial artist. Bugei means martial arts and is the root of Bugeisha. In "Bugeisha", "Bugei" is the root and "sha" is an affix.
theblueviolin11 asked: Hey! Are you a student? What do you do in life?
Re: Asian Diaspora Readings
beyondsilkroads said: I think the best bet would be looking up things about the diasporas; Thai diaspora or Malaysian diaspora. Most of the things that I’ve seen about Asians in the UK were about the WWII Japanese-Brits or the Vietnamese refugees from Hong Kong fur-qan said: “Asians in Britain: 400 Years of History” by Rozina Visram might be a good start.
azakhm asked: Hi! I was wondering if you happen to know any good books about South Asian people in Britain during or before the first world war? It's for a story I'm planning... I know it's a very specific request and it's fine of course if you can't recommend anything that fits that exact subject, but I thought you'd be a good person to ask in addition to my own Google research....
Anonymous asked: Would you please give some link(or posts) on Tibetan history? Thank you very much.
Anonymous asked: Hi! Are you currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree?
kdiggs88 asked: whats your ethnicity?
Anonymous asked: You should have answered their question for both Feudal Japan and post-Feudal Japan, and just differentiated between the two. Taking their words literally instead of allowing them a little room for minor error and answering only literally, it's rather asinine.
ounu asked: prostitutes actually often wore their obi tied in the front, and rather more geisha (unlike from prostitutes for being considered more high class entertainers than prostitutes), because it was easier and faster to re-tie obis in the front than the back. it eventually became a typical marker for discerning geisha from typical pleasure district prostitutes.
micchek asked: What are some good documentaries or books that i can look up about Asia, thanks and good luck next year
natapuff asked: Hi! Well, I had a question to ask, just if you know whether it was true or not. Someone once told me that prostitutes in feudal Japan were recognised because they wore the ribbon of their obi at the front instead that at the back, but I haven't been able to find a proper source or anything that proves it. Do you know if this is true? Thank you!