Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society

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  1. Learning Places
    Under globalization, the project of area studies and its relationship to the fields of cultural, ethnic, and gender studies has grown more complex and more in need of the rigorous reexamination that this volume and its distinguished... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2002
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  2. The Flash of Capital
    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... Learn More
    Published: 4th November 2002
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  3. Chinese Reportage
    Chinese Reportage details for the first time in English the creation and evolution of a distinctive literary genre in twentieth-century China. Reportage literature, while sharing traditional journalism’s commitment to the... Learn More
    Published: 11th October 2002
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  4. Parallax Visions
    Collection of essays by Cumings on the complex problems of political economy and ideology, power and culture in East and Northeast Asia, providing an understanding of the United States's role in these regions and the consequences... Learn More
    Published: 4th May 1999
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  5. Staging the World
    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... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2002
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  6. Women on the Verge
    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... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2001
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  7. Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies in the Age of Theory
    These groundbreaking essays use critical theory to reflect on issues pertaining to modern Chinese literature and culture and, in the process, transform the definition and conceptualization of the field of modern Chinese studies... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2001
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  8. Kurosawa
    The films of Akira Kurosawa have had an immense effect on the way the Japanese have viewed themselves as a nation and on the way the West has viewed Japan. In this comprehensive and theoretically informed study of the influential... Learn More
    Published: 31st March 2000
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  9. Uncovering Heian Japan
    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... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2000
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  10. Civilization and Monsters
    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,... Learn More
    Published: 17th January 2000
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  11. Phantasmatic Indochina
    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... Learn More
    Published: 24th January 1997
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  12. Phantasmatic Indochina
    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... Learn More
    Published: 24th January 1997
    Hardback | £82.00
  13. Global/Local
    This groundbreaking collection focuses on what may be, for cultural studies, the most intriguing aspect of contemporary globalization—the ways in which the postnational restructuring of the world in an era of transnational... Learn More
    Published: 27th May 1996
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  14. Borders of Chinese Civilization
    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... Learn More
    Published: 25th April 1996
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  15. Children of the Atomic Bomb
    Despite familiar images of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan and the controversy over its fiftieth anniversary, the human impact of those horrific events often seems lost to view. In this uncommon memoir, Dr. James N. Yamazaki... Learn More
    Published: 19th July 1995
    Hardback | £24.99
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