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positions (2006) 14 (3): 567–595.
Published: 01 August 2006
...John C. de Boer Circumventing the Evils of Colonialism: Yanaihara Tadao and Zionist Settler Colonialism in Palestine John C. de Boer This essay links Japanese and Zionist settler colonialism through the writing of Yanaihara Tadao (1893 – 1961...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Tomiyama Ichirō Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Colonialism and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone: The Academic Analysis of Difference in "the Island Peoples" Tomiyama lchird "The Southern Islands" and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone The Sciences...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 201–233.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Law Wing-sang 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Northbound Colonialism: A Politics of Post–PC Hong Kong Law Wing-sang A year before the 1997 handover, I read with amusement an article in an entertainment magazine describing the political attitudes...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Philippa Levine Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 6 3-1 Modernity, Medicine, and Colonialism: The Contagious Diseases Ordinances in Hong Kong and the Straits Settlements Philippa...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 839–862.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Juyeon Bae Abstract This article examines mnemonic politics after 1987’s democratization in Taiwan by discussing the cinematic representation of colonial memory, mainly focusing on Wei Te‐Sheng's films set in the Japanese colonial era. After the end of martial law in 1987, prohibited issues...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 224–267.
Published: 01 February 1993
... as an essentially noncolonial national unit at the very moment academic scholarship on Asia turned to social ~cience.~Basi- cally there was inherent in the new scholarship a prevalent logic requiring colonialism in China to be doubly displaced...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jordan Sand The four essays presented in this special section emerged from a conference originally conceived by Miriam Silverberg and organized at the University of California, Los Angeles in collaboration with Mariko Tamanoi in 2007. Each essay takes up some aspect of life in the Japanese colonial...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... Japanese colonial elites were stunned by the large-scale protests. After gathering themselves and violently repressing the movement, the colonists reacted to the demonstrations in the standard fashion of consolidating the imperial binaries (civilized/savage, rational/irrational) they had deployed earlier...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... The significance of chair sitting and the ways that chairs were used in these different contexts reveal contrasting colonial sensibilities — that is, bodily awarenesses and experiences of the colonial milieu and colonial social relationships. Many Europeans in Asia adopted furniture suited to a posture...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 497–546.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in the context of modern colonial urbanism was an essential condition for the development of this culture of political diversity. This article describes the new forces brought about by the colonial regime — the imposition of a modern state apparatus, the introduction of French education, the opening of society...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Ben Tran This essay examines the cultural translation of the Western first-person grammatical category into Vietnamese literature during French colonial rule. In the 1930s, Vietnamese writers began to assimilate the first-person pronoun “ tôi ” into their writing. The prevalence of tôi suggests...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 607–636.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Christopher P. Hanscom This article addresses the conjunction of disease, desire, and language in modernist Korean fiction of the late colonial period, particularly in Pak T'aewŏn's representative novella One Day in the Life of the Author, Mr. Kubo (1934). I bring to bear two central concepts...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
... colonial authorities and Korean nationalists. And while Kang refrained from openly confronting the socialist patriarchy, she criticized it in its quotidian form, the chauvinism of leftist male intellectuals. Alongside a socialist commitment, the suggestion is that leftist women's literature had a genuinely...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., with the radical Left (excluding the anarchists) offering almost unconditional support to the “motherland of the world's proletariat,” the moderate Left and moderate nonleftist nationalists being positive about many but not necessarily all sides of the “Soviet experiment,” and the colonial government, together...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 317–347.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ou-Byung Chae This article examines the genealogy of postcolonial state culture in South Korea in the context of the changing imperial order in East Asia. First, we reveal an uneasy, uncomfortable, and antagonistically complicit relationship between colonial culture, anticolonial culture...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 185–215.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Fred Y. L. Chiu Preamble In 1966, a year before riots broke out in Hong Kong protesting British colonial rule, an official government inquiry sought to explain the political behavior of the Hong Kong Chinese. According to the authors of the Report of the Working Party on Local Administration...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 165–192.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Sunyoung Park Duke University Press 2006 The Colonial Origin of Korean Realism and Its Contemporary Manifestation Sunyoung Park The Question of Realism In recent years, realism has fallen out of favor in Korea, after having com- manded a towering...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 553–579.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Guo-Juin Hong Copyright 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Framing Time: New Women and the Cinematic Representation of Colonial Modernity in 1930s Shanghai Guo-Juin Hong What Is Time? Modern Time The February 1935 issue of Shanghai’s Liangyou huabao...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Joyce C. H. Liu This essay discusses what I define as the psyche politics employed in the discourse of identity and of subjectivity in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial period (1895-1945), and how the use of such politics of psyche recurred in postcolonial Taiwan, especially in the discourse...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Helen J. S. Lee This article uses the comic poetic genre senryu as a source through which to explore the dynamics of lived experience of working-class Japanese immigrants to Korea. Challenging the dominant paradigm by which we view colonial reality, as a neatly divided portrait of colonial society...