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positions (2014) 22 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Gao Bingzhong This article narrates how a temple fair worshipping a dragon god, the object of superstition for about sixty years, became an official piece of intangible cultural heritage. This story takes place in three chapters: First, the temple fair as a local tradition was revived after China...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Li Li The cultural phenomena or objects that are gloriously listed on the national register of Intangible Cultural Heritage are mostly dispersed in rural villages around China. With “intangible cultural heritage” rapidly becoming a prominent academic topic in China, the relationship between...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 219–243.
Published: 01 February 2001
...James L. Hevia 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 World Heritage, National Culture, and the Restoration of Chengde James L. Hevia On 4 July 1995 China Daily, the English-language newspaper of the gov- ernment of the People’s Republicof China (PRC...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... communities overseen by the haveli 's amir (overlord) dissipated with the declining financial and social powers of the Mughal emperor, and India's many regents and noblemen. Since the mid-twentieth century, havelis largely populate the nation's landscape as heritage sites or decaying buildings parceled out...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 297–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and Southeast Asian minorities who are presumed by official multiracialist and Asian values rhetoric to locate their “uncontaminated” cultural heritage in these other countries. As two simultaneously gendered and racialized figures embodying these three relations, the female Indonesian domestic worker...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 423–450.
Published: 01 May 2021
... , and Comaroff John L. . 2009 . Ethnicity, Inc . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Coombe Rosemary J. , and Weiss Lindsay . 2015 . “ Neoliberalism, Heritage Regimes, and Cultural Rights .” In Global Heritage: A Reader , edited by Meskell Lynn , 43 – 69 . Malden, MA : Wiley...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 885–919.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to rebuild the place into a tourist spot — for both economic and political reasons. Accompanying the state’s efforts was UNESCO’s decision to register the ancient city of Lijiang as a World Heritage Site in 1997. In the recent development of Lijiang...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 543–550.
Published: 01 August 2014
... successfully worked itself into the official discourse of Lai ❘ Guest Editor’s Introduction 547 intangible cultural heritage — by means of a “double naming” strategy. And villagers in Mikkel Bunkenborg’s article deal with state...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 May 2003
... should not matter. What matters to me is the beauty and elegance of the dress, of the material employed. PZ: Where does your inspiration for your clothes come from? HL: For sure from my Chinese heritage; I like to use designs and materials...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
... serious apparent strike against it is its promotional nature: like many other publications of its kind, it is designed to advance local economic interests by presenting a particular community as rich in cultural heritage, and thus worthy of state and commercial investment. Biased? Yes. And yet this book...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 735–763.
Published: 01 August 2003
... as Chinese-Americans, we realized the need to establish a new position for ourselves and our people in American society, which meant a realization of our heritage as Chinese, a recognition of exploitation and racism in America and a unification...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 659–662.
Published: 01 August 2005
... in the wake of tragedy, the Peking trials aim to turn a revolution and potent political confrontations into a juridical and police matter that concerns only a few supposed common law “criminals.” Yet these trials retain from the Maoist heritage...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 May 2005
... to repositioning Rampo in the Japanese national liter- ary canon, but also suggests better ways to use the Lacan patrimony. More than a universalizing prescription, the heritage of Lacanian Freudianism be- comes, in Igarashi’s hands, another historical...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Press . Sun Shirley . 2016 . Socio-Economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia . New York : Routledge . UNESCO . 2010 . “ World Heritage Committee Inscribes Seven Cultural Sites on World Heritage List .” UNESCO , July 31 . whc.unesco.org/en/news/642/ . World Health...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... Feeling ancestral describes the dialectic between the celebratory color blindness of racial mixture in global commerce, on the one hand, and cultural memory in the empathic and often painful identification with heritage and geneal...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 356–381.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of modern Chinese to their cultural heritage was intimately tied to his undisguised concern with his own Jewish past.”3 Levenson thrived at a time when the historical profession was less alert to the problem of textualization and the pitfalls...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 523–528.
Published: 01 August 2003
...- arship that is sufficiently strong that it can punch through the new and old ideologies of class. Wang echoes Lee’s point. What Wang calls without irony “housekeeping,” or rummaging through the intellectual, critical heritage for Editor’s Introduction...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 263–268.
Published: 01 May 2000
... beneath them other, more expansive and complex social, cultural, ideological processes of personhood. Each scholar forwards complex reasons to call some of that process into question and their citations bear the common heritage of cultural criticism...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 2014
... cunmin zhijian de wenhua yichan (Cultural Heritage between Scholars and Villagers, 2010). Anna Lora-Wainwright­ is associate professor in human geography of China at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Fighting...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 451–452.
Published: 01 May 2021
... multiethnic Sichuan province, she has been conducting interdisciplin- ary field research in China s minority regions for more than a decade. Her publications have appeared or will appear in Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature, Heritage and Soci- ety, and Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, among other...