Combined Academic Publishers

Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society

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  1. Thought Crime
    Max Ward explores the Japanese state's efforts to suppress political radicalism in the 1920s and 1930s through the enforcement of what it called thought crime, providing a window into understanding how modern states develop ideological... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. The Sublime Perversion of Capital
    In The Sublime Perversion of Capital Gavin Walker examines the Japanese debate about capitalism between the 1920s and 1950s, using it as a "prehistory" to consider current problems of uneven economic development and... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2016
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. The Limits of Okinawa
    Since its incorporation into the Japanese nation-state in 1879, Okinawa has been seen by both Okinawans and Japanese as an exotic “South,” both spatially and temporally distinct from modern Japan. In The Limits of... Learn More
    Published: 23rd March 2015
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. Bad Water
    Bad Water is a sophisticated theoretical analysis of Japanese thinkers and activists' efforts to reintegrate the natural environment into Japan's social and political thought in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth.... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2014
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. Public Properties
    Published: 27th November 2013
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  6. Cinema of Actuality
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Money, Trains, and Guillotines
    During the 1960s, a group of artists challenged the status quo in Japan through interventionist art. William Mariotti situates the artists in relation to postwar Japan and the international activism of the 1960s.... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2013
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. The Great Enterprise
    Surveying histories of Korea written during the twentieth century, Henry H. Em examines how the project of national sovereignty shaped the work of Korean historians and their representations of the country's past.... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2013
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Ontology of Production
    Nishida KitarM (1870–1945) was a Japanese philosopher, and the founder of what has been called the Kyoto School of philosophy. Havor has selected these three essays for translation because they will be politically and philosophically... Learn More
    Published: 17th February 2012
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  10. Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature
    A history of book production and consumption in Japan showing how the Tokyo-based publishing industry manufactured the very concept of modern Japanese literature.... Learn More
    Published: 20th August 2010
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World
    Describes Mao Zedongs life and thought in relation to the Chinese revolution and twentieth-century history.... Learn More
    Published: 13th August 2010
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  12. Backward Glances
    An analysis of the dominant patterns in the representation of erotic and romantic love between women in contemporary film, television, and fiction from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2010
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  13. Painting the City Red
    An examination of the role of cinema and theater in representing urban transformations in China from 1949 to the present.... Learn More
    Published: 7th April 2010
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  14. South Koreans in the Debt Crisis
    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... Learn More
    Published: 18th August 2009
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  15. The Proletarian Gamble
    A Marxist interpretation of Korean migrant workers struggles in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s.... Learn More
    Published: 17th April 2009
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  16. The Culture of Japanese Fascism
    Focusing on Japan, scholars of history, literature, film, art history, and anthropology demonstrate the necessity of understanding fascisms cultural manifestations.... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2009
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £24.99
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