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  • Before the Nation

    Before the Nation
    av Susan L. Burns

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822331728

    Exploring the emergence and evolution of theories of nationhood that continue to be evoked in present-day Japan, Susan L. Burns provides a close examination ofthe late-eighteenth-century intellectual movement kokugaku, which means "the study of our…

  • Before the Nation

    Before the Nation
    av Susan L. Burns

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822331834

    Exploring the emergence and evolution of theories of nationhood that continue to be evoked in present-day Japan, Susan L. Burns provides a close examination ofthe late-eighteenth-century intellectual movement kokugaku, which means "the study of our…

  • Men, Mobs, and Law

    Men, Mobs, and Law
    av Rebecca Hill

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822342809

    In Men, Mobs, and Law, Rebecca N. Hill compares two seemingly unrelated types of leftist protest campaigns: those intended to defend labor organizers from prosecution and those seeking to memorialize lynching victims and stop the practice of lynchin…

  • Men, Mobs, and Law

    Men, Mobs, and Law
    av Rebecca Hill

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822342571

    In Men, Mobs, and Law, Rebecca N. Hill compares two seemingly unrelated types of leftist protest campaigns: those intended to defend labor organizers from prosecution and those seeking to memorialize lynching victims and stop the practice of lynchin…

  • Phantasmatic Indochina

    Phantasmatic Indochina
    av Panivong Norindr

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317784

    This reflection on colonial culture argues for an examination of "Indochina" as a fictive and mythic construct, a phantasmatic legacy of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. Panivong Norindr uses postcolonial theory to demonstrate how French imperi…

  • Phantasmatic Indochina

    Phantasmatic Indochina
    av Panivong Norindr

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317876

    This reflection on colonial culture argues for an examination of "Indochina" as a fictive and mythic construct, a phantasmatic legacy of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. Panivong Norindr uses postcolonial theory to demonstrate how French imperi…

  • The Flash of Capital

    The Flash of Capital
    av Eric Cazdyn

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329398

    In Japan, perhaps uniquely, the history of capitalism coincides neatly with the history of film. What links these two histories and what their relationship reveals about film culture and everyday life in Japan, is the subject of this provocative wor…

  • The Flash of Capital

    The Flash of Capital
    av Eric Cazdyn

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329121

    The Flash of Capital analyzes the links between Japan's capitalist history and its film history, illuminating what these connections reveal about film culture and everyday life in Japan. Looking at a hundred-year history of film and capitalism, Eric…

  • Policing Chinese Politics

    Policing Chinese Politics
    av Michael Dutton

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822334774

    Beginning with the bloody communist purges of the Jiangxi era of the late 1920s and early 1930s and moving forward to the wild excesses of the Cultural Revolution, Policing Chinese Politics explores the question of revolutionary violence and the pol…

  • Policing Chinese Politics

    Policing Chinese Politics
    av Michael Dutton

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822334897

    Beginning with the bloody communist purges of the Jiangxi era of the late 1920s and early 1930s and moving forward to the wild excesses of the Cultural Revolution, Policing Chinese Politics explores the question of revolutionary violence and the pol…

  • Two Dreams in One Bed

    Two Dreams in One Bed
    av Hyun Ok Park

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336259

    Rethinking a key epoch in East Asian history, Hyun Ok Park formulates a new understanding of early-twentieth-century Manchuria. Most studies of the history of modern Manchuria examine the turbulent relations of the Chinese state and imperialist Japa…

  • Two Dreams in One Bed

    Two Dreams in One Bed
    av Hyun Ok Park

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336143

    Rethinking a key epoch in East Asian history, Hyun Ok Park formulates a new understanding of early-twentieth-century Manchuria. Most studies of the history of modern Manchuria examine the turbulent relations of the Chinese state and imperialist Japa…

  • Text and the City

    Text and the City
    av Akiko Maeda

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333463

    Maeda Ai was a prominent literary critic and an influential public intellectual in late-twentieth-century Japan. Text and the City is the first book of his work to appear in English. A literary and cultural critic deeply engaged with European critic…

  • Text and the City

    Text and the City
    av Akiko Maeda

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333340

    Maeda Ai was a prominent literary critic and an influential public intellectual in late-twentieth-century Japan. Text and the City is the first book of his work to appear in English. A literary and cultural critic deeply engaged with European critic…

  • Borders of Chinese Civilization

    Borders of Chinese Civilization
    av D.R. Howland

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317722

    D. R. Howland explores China's representations of Japan in the changing world of the late nineteenth century and, in so doing, examines the cultural and social borders between the two neighbors. Looking at Chinese accounts of Japan written during th…

  • Envisioning Taiwan

    Envisioning Taiwan
    av June Yip

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333678

    In discussions of postcolonial nationhood and cultural identity, Taiwan is often overlooked. Yet the island-with its complex history of colonization-presents a particularly fascinating case of the struggle to define a "nation." While the mainland Ch…

  • Civilization and Monsters

    Civilization and Monsters
    av Gerald Figal

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324188

    Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern, or, at best, seen as representative of traditio…

  • Civilization and Monsters

    Civilization and Monsters
    av Gerald Figal

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323846

    Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern, or, at best, seen as representative of traditio…

  • Kingdom of Beauty

    Kingdom of Beauty
    av Kim Brandt

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822340003

    A Study of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Kingdom of Beauty shows that the discovery of mingei (folk art) by Japanese intellectuals in the 1920s and 1930s was central to the complex process by which Japan became both a mo…

  • South Koreans in the Debt Crisis

    South Koreans in the Debt Crisis
    av Jesook Song

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344643

    South Koreans in the Debt Crisis is a detailed examination of the logic underlying the neoliberal welfare state that South Korea created in response to the devastating Asian Debt Crisis (1997-2001). Jesook Song argues that while the government procl…

  • The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema

    The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema
    av Kyung Hyun Kim

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332787

    In one of the first English-language studies of Korean cinema to date, Kyung Hyun Kim shows how the New Korean Cinema of the past quarter century has used the trope of masculinity to mirror the profound sociopolitical changes in the country. Since 1…

  • The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema

    The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema
    av Kyung Hyun Kim

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332671

    In one of the first English-language studies of Korean cinema to date, Kyung Hyun Kim shows how the New Korean Cinema of the past quarter century has used the trope of masculinity to mirror the profound sociopolitical changes in the country. Since 1…

  • Memoirs from the Beijing Film Academy

    Memoirs from the Beijing Film Academy
    av Zhen Ni

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329565

    After graduating from the Beijing Film Academy in 1982, directors like Chen Kaige and Zhang Yimou transformed Chinese cinema with Farewell My Concubine, Yellow Earth, Raise the Red Lantern, and other international successes. Memoirs from the Beijing…

  • Memoirs from the Beijing Film Academy

    Memoirs from the Beijing Film Academy
    av Zhen Ni

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329701

    After graduating from the Beijing Film Academy in 1982, directors like Chen Kaige and Zhang Yimou transformed Chinese cinema with Farewell My Concubine, Yellow Earth, Raise the Red Lantern, and other international successes. Memoirs from the Beijing…

  • Uncovering Heian Japan

    Uncovering Heian Japan
    av Thomas Lamarre

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324829

    The poetry of the Heian court of Japan has typically been linked with the emergence of a distinct Japanese language and culture. This concept of a linguistically homogeneous and ethnically pure "Japaneseness" has been integral to the construction of…

  • Uncovering Heian Japan

    Uncovering Heian Japan
    av Thomas Lamarre

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325185

    Combining a visual analysis of the calligraphy with which this poetry was transcribed, a more traditional textual analysis, and a review of the politics of the period, Thomas LaMarre presents a view of Heian poetry and culture. He challenges the ass…

  • Japan's Holy War

    Japan's Holy War
    av Walter Skya

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344254

    Japan's Holy War reveals how a radical religious ideology drove the Japanese to imperial expansion and global war. Bringing to light a wealth of new information, Walter A. Skya demonstrates that whatever other motives the Japanese had for waging war…

  • Women on the Verge

    Women on the Verge
    av Karen Kelsky

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328056

    Over the past few decades, many young Japanese women have emerged as Japan's most enthusiastic "internationalists," investing in study or work abroad, or in romance with Western men as opportunities to circumvent what they consider their country's o…

  • Women on the Verge

    Women on the Verge
    av Karen Kelsky

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328162

    Over the past few decades, many young Japanese women have emerged as Japan's most enthusiastic "internationalists," investing in study or work abroad, or in romance with Western men as opportunities to circumvent what they consider their country's o…

  • Dancing with the Dead

    Dancing with the Dead
    av Christopher T. Nelson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822343714

    Challenging conventional understandings of time and memory, Christopher T. Nelson examines how contemporary Okinawans have contested, appropriated, and transformed the burdens and possibilities of the past. Nelson explores the work of a circle of Ok…

  • Staging the World

    Staging the World
    av Rebecca E. Karl

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328520

    In Staging the World Rebecca E. Karl rethinks the production of nationalist discourse in China during the late Qing period, between China's defeat in the Sino-Japanese War in 1895 and the proclamation of the Republic in 1911. She argues that at this…

  • Staging the World

    Staging the World
    av Rebecca E. Karl

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328674

    In Staging the World Rebecca E. Karl rethinks the production of nationalist discourse in China during the late Qing period, between China's defeat in the Sino-Japanese War in 1895 and the proclamation of the Republic in 1911. She argues that at this…