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positions (1993) 1 (2): 526–549.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Tessa Morris-Suzuki Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Commentary Rewriting History: Civilization Theory in Contemporary Japan Tessa Morris-Suzuki There was a time when European historians were a confident breed. They cheerfully...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 779–804.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Prasenjit Duara Bifurcating linear History: Nation and Histories in China and India Prasenjit Duara In a certain astonishing way, the practice and pedagogy of history remain fundamentally rooted in the ideology of the nation-state. History, simply...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 805–815.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Li Tuo Commentary Narratives of History in the Cinematography of Hou Xiaoxian Li Tuo The first time I saw City of Sadness (Bezqing chengshi) was probably in the winter of 1990 (or spring of 1991)in New York City. Since then one ques...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Tani Barlow This essay addresses a crucial object world of modern urban China, commodity advertising. It shows how attention to advertisements requires forceful wresting of images out of linear time. That the ads are themselves illustrations of linear time in popular narratives of modern history...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
... the dichotomy of empire and nation-state. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Circumstances, Politics, and History: Reading Notes on Wang Hui’s “General Introduction” to The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought Claudia Pozzana and Alessandro Russo translated from Italian by Michela Duranti...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Shi-chi Mike Lan This article studies the history and historiography of Taiwanese World War II veterans (commonly known as Taiji Riben bing or Taiwanese-native Japanese soldiers), who served as Japanese paramilitary fighting the Chinese and Allied forces. Hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese were...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 175–180.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ian Condry Online communication has a tendency to operate without clear contextual cues. What does the Visualizing Cultures controversy say about the contexts in which race, Asians, and history intersect? The website All Look Same offers an intriguing example of the difficulties of combating racism...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 255–292.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hoyt J. Long This article explores the intermedial as a conceptual framework for Asia media critique and history. Although not a new concept in media studies, it proves useful for troubling the divide often imposed on old and new media forms—including technologies of communication...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 356–381.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Lung-kee Sun Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Review Essay Historians’ Warp: Problems in Textualizing the Intellectual History of Modern China Lung-kee Sun The Autopsy of a Rhetoric American social sciences thinking predating 1975 abounded...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 446–463.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Dipesh Chakrabarty Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 References Ahmad , Aijaz . 1992 . In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures. London: Verso. Certeau , Michel de . 1988 . The Writing of History. Trans. Tom Conley. New York: Columbia University Press...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Claudia Pozzana Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 ae3 Spring, Temporality, and History in Li Dazhao Claudia Pozzana At this moment of radical crisis for Marxism...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Sheila Miyoshi Jager Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 A Vision for the Future; or, Making Family History in Contemporary South Korea Sheila Miyoshi Jager In the bright hours of a cool April afternoon, a group of Seoul National...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 217–251.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Andrew E. Barshay Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Toward a History of the Social Sciences in Japan Andrew E. Barshay The Triple Paradox of Japanese Social Science Japanese social science is social science. Although a form of national excep...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 525–546.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Jian Xu 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Radical Ethnicity and Apocryphal History: Reading the Sublime Object of Humanism in Zhang Chengzhi’s Late Fictions Jian Xu Zhang Chengzhi is a well-known contemporary Chinese writer whose sen- timents...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 695–727.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Andrew F. Jones 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Child As History in Republican China: A Discourse on Development Andrew F. Jones Development is a hard imperative. —Deng Xiaoping Something of the semicolonial predicament faced by scholars...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Wynn Wilcox 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Women and Mythology in Vietnamese History: ) ) Lê Ngo. c Hân, H`ô Xuân Hu o ng, and the Production of Historical Continuity in Vietnam Wynn Wilcox Three Myths about Two Vietnamese Women Lê...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 405–425.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Yoon-shik Kim Duke University Press 2006 Translated by Yoon Sun Yang KAPF Literature in Modern Korean Literary History Yoon-shik Kim The Modern as Both Universality and Particularity In this essay, I will introduce a model that I have developed for explain...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 457–486.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Bruce Suttmeier Copyright 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Seeing Past Destruction: Trauma and History in Kaiko¯ Takeshi Bruce Suttmeier Twenty years ago I watched a man die on a trail near the village of My Khe. I did not kill him. But I...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 580–608.
Published: 01 August 2007
.... Gerald Fabian and Guy Wernham, illus. Nemi Frost [San Francisco: Alamo Square, 1991 Courtesy of Bert Herrman and Alamo Square Press Performers of the Paternal Past: History, Female Impersonators, and Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction Ta-wei Chi In Emerging from...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 13–42.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Chris Goto-Jones As a discipline, the history of political thought itself has a history of competing methods: on the one hand, there are political theorists whose principle interest is in the use to which the ideas they find can be put—they seek to put the discoveries to work on instances...