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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Ken C. Kawashima If the problem of ideology, as Louis Althusser argues, is about the hailing of interpellation, then ideology can be understood as a problem of the voice. In this essay, I address the politics of the voice by analyzing Emperor Hirohito's so-called surrender speech, which...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
...,” English Historical Review 88, no. 346 (January 1973): 1–34, esp. 10 ff., on the icono- clast controversy as a debate on control over holiness. The icon is presented as linked to the idea of the holy man. The two together challenge the monopoly over holiness now claimed by the emperor and his...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 February 2013
... by the ethical turn of deconstruction. This form of postsecularism offers a sense of time that is spiritual rather than his- torical. We may say that many of its representatives are on their “way to Canossa,” that is, they are following a philosophical trek similar to the one Emperor Henry IV took...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
... materials mentioned above that Li teases out the five origins of the Chinese nation: the descendents of the Yellow Emperor, the Tungus, the Mon-­Khmers, the Shans, and the Tibeto-­Burmans. Li’s division of regions mainly serves the purpose of trac- ing the formation of the Chinese people. Although...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of exploitation and privation that resulted from decades of American military occupation 13. Nelson, Dancing with the Dead; Norma Field, In the Realm of the Dying Emperor (New York: Vintage Books, 1993); and Horiba Kiyoko, Inaguya Nanabachi—Okinawa Joseishi o Saguru [Women’s seven burdens: Toward...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the Emperor himself does not hope for that.” For instance, at a 2004 imperial garden party hosted by the current emperor, a famous shōgi player named Kunio Yonenaga said that, as a member of the Tokyo Board of Education, he wanted to allow all students to sing the Japanese national anthem. Akihito...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 127–168.
Published: 01 February 2008
... by the Romans in 303 AD to commemorate this emperor’s defeat of the Persians in Mesopotamia; the Rotunda of St. George, which first served as a mausoleum for Galerius, was converted into a Byzantine church around 400 AD, then into a Turkish mosque in the sixteenth century, back...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... about the “literary revolution.” I had seen the 1911 Revolution, the Second Revolution [the movement led by Sun Yat- sen in 1913], I had seen Yuan Shikai crowned as emperor, Zhang Xun’s restora- tion [of the Manchu emperor in 1917], I had seen so much that I...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 May 2005
... studies. His most recent book is The Emperor’s New Clothes: Paradigm Lost, and Regained (2004). Marilyn Ivy teaches in the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University, where she is an associate professor. She is the author of Discourses of the Vanishing: Modernity, Phantasm, Japan (1995...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Along with its lib- eral safeguards for human rights, gender equality, and land reform came the famous assertions of the ‘‘symbolic’’ nature of the emperor (with sovereignty resting in the people) and the fateful Article 9. Defeat in war brings a ‘‘different temporality’’ (chigau jikan)tothe...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... them remains that of descendants of the Yellow Emperor. Luxuriant plants may wither in confinement, yet flourish again through nourishment from without. Conse- quently, due to the revitalization of the old and the selective introduction of the new, a liberal and enlightened spirit prevails...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the tale of an emperor-like­ political leader who attempts to “clear the road” for his successor by taking up, even if reluc- tantly, the “historic” responsibility of a ruthless dictator. This treatment of imperious state power speaks to not only the theory and history of the high state...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2019
...: A One-Sided Wish? ” In Contemporary Tibet: Politics, Development, and Society in a Disputed Region , edited by Sautman Barry Dreyer June Teufel , 67 – 84 . New York : East Gate . Hevia James . 1993 . “ Lamas, Emperors, and Rituals: Political Implications in Qing Imperial...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... The word zhen used to mean “I,” but after the Qin and Han dynasties, it became the exclusive appellation by which emperors referred to themselves. “Mastering one’s own soul” thus means returning the self to myself, thereby freeing the self from the hier- archy characteristic of the monarchial...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 157–180.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... News a supreme pose. Riotous constitutes a fast designation. Fettered intention. Penalty teeming. Let a daughter be named perception: her name is economy. Coins imprinted with kings and emperors faces. (70) The first part of this passage contains a series of mordant puns about what may...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 53–80.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., while India does not—the historicity of each (or lack of it) established in relation to predominant forms of political subjectivity (the self- consciousness of freedom—even if this refers, as in Hegel’s China, only to the ‘‘freedom’’ of an emperor—as expressed in state form). What...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 February 2003
.... The new Bonaparte emperor was eager to form an alliance with England, and this political priority led to a fashion for all things English. Worth then married an employee, Marie Vernet, whose job was to model clothes...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 175–179.
Published: 01 February 2000
... as a derealizing patriarch who fails to see reality, treating the bad news of his last stronghold’s fall as non arrivée and exe- cuting the messenger who brought it (246). The second serves as a de- personalizing emperor...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2007
... polity and the emperor’s empire. Years ago, the social theorist Nikos Pou- lantzas, rephrasing Max Horkheimer, proposed that any consideration of imperialism requires also confronting the question of fascism. Even though   boundary 2  /  Spring 2007 neither Lenin nor Luxemburg lived to see...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of the Inner City, the northern sub- urbs and the Vienna Woods, green and sticky at this time of the year. He suddenly wanted to fall onto this forest. However, somewhere in the triangle between St. Stephen, the Mal- tese Church, and the Emperor’s Tomb he hit an invisible yet impenetrable barrier...