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positions (2005) 13 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Carolyn Eisenberg 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Imperial Crisis and Domestic Dissent Carolyn Eisenberg Among leftist historians and writers on American foreign policy, one can observe a certain paradox in discussions about the current Bush...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 607–639.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Alan S. Christy Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Making of Imperial Subiects in Okinawa Alan S. Christy I wonder sometimes whether school inspectors and government functionaries are aware of the role they play...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
... into question the practices of imperial statecraft and categories of possible democratic citizenship in pursuit of a new political imaginary. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Deporting Cambodian Refugees: Youth Activism, State Reform, and Imperial Statecraft Soo Ah Kwon...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2013
... This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Guest Editor’s Introduction Imperial Japan and Colonial Sensibility: Affect, Object, Embodiment Jordan Sand These articles grew out of presentations at a symposium...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and their divergent and even self-conflicted views toward maritime commerce, immigrants, and people of different races. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 imperial identity pirates Sino-Java diplomatic history cultural memory genre References Abramson Marc S. 2008 . Ethnic...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 761–787.
Published: 01 November 2016
... anthropology anthropological exhibition race and ethnicity visual technology Visual Technologies of Imperial Anthropology: Tsuboi Sho¯goro¯ and Multiethnic Japanese Empire Inhye Kang Throughout the late nineteenth century, at a time when many national lead...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 159–205.
Published: 01 February 2009
... and imperialistic formations in the two countries is striking. This article investigates the formation of Japanese area studies in the United States in view of transpacific complicity between the United States and Japan and considers how certain aspects of Japanese imperial nationalism had to be overlooked...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Laurie J. Sears Storytelling brings into vivid focus the emotions and affects that different classes and races of people experienced in the imperial Dutch Indies island worlds. The storyteller explored in this article is Maria Dermoût (1888–1962), a mixed-race Dutch woman ( Indo ) who was born...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 35–60.
Published: 01 February 2022
... publications categorized certain ideas, texts, enunciations, and slogans and distributed them based on the presumed degree of danger they posed to the imperial polity. It reveals how the expanded classifications and distributions of dangerous thought transformed policing in the 1920s, thereby extending...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 219–255.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Chin Sung Chung Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The Origin and Development of the Military Sexual Slavery Problem in Imperial Japan Chin Sung Chung Introduction It has been nearly fifty years since the end of the Second World War...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... violence? What was the impact of the Cold War on Japanese women’s movements for their own liberation? What are the implications for today? This article discusses the effects of Japan’s imperial legacies during the Cold War and the current aftermath with examples taken from the history of the women’s...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 51–90.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Vijay Prashad 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Bruce Lee and the Anti-imperialism of Kung Fu: A Polycultural Adventure Vijay Prashad Kung fu is back. Jackie Chan enlivens it on the big screen, Sammo Hung on the small. Children abandon soccer practice...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Huei-chu Chu Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 “Fictionalizing” Indigenous Mourning: Taiwanese Funerals under Japanese Imperialization Huei-chu Chu In 1941, a year when the Japanese wartime campaign of kminka (imperi- alization...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Brian Tsui This article examines the politics of time and space in Nationalist China in connection with the regime's compromised anti-imperialism. It demonstrates that the Guomindang's nation-building project, which failed to confront capitalist social relations and the imperialist powers...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 813–837.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Christina Yi This article examines the intersection of kokugo (national language) ideology and the kōminka (imperialization) movement in the early 1940s through the juxtaposition of two key texts: the Japanese-language story “Hikari no naka ni” (“Into the Light,” 1939), written by the Korean writer...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 73–95.
Published: 01 February 2009
...John Namjun Kim This contribution examines how the Kyoto School philosopher Miki Kiyoshi sought to justify Japanese imperialism as a project in “cosmopolitan liberation” in his anonymously authored treatise The Principles of Thought for a New Japan . It traces how Miki adopted and critiqued...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
... the main source of Western pop, providing opportunities for Korean musicians to hone their skills and enrich their repertoire. While this might be seen as a classic example of cultural imperialism, it actually developed a much more complex pattern of glocalization, especially in the case of rock music...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 523–550.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Oscar V. Campomanes Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 New Formations of Asian American Studies and the Question of U.S. Imperialism Oscar V. Campomanes There may be no better way for a country to know itself than to examine the myths...
Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 2 Panel labeled “Gyŏryŭi Shiryŏn” (“National Crisis by Japanese Imperialism”) in the second exhibition hall of the Independence Hall of Korea. More
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 573–602.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Mikkel Bunkenborg Classical descriptions of popular religion in China have noted how the pantheon of deities constitutes a celestial administration organized and approached much like a bureaucratic state. While the view of popular religion as a mere reflection of imperial rule seems inadequate...