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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 3 “Enlightenment—Introduction of Advertising (1876–1910),” 2009. Photograph by the author. More
Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 6 Introduction to the Happy Life photo exhibition, Tiantan Xili, May 2018. © Gerda Wielander. More
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positions (1993) 1 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Tani E. Barlow Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Editor's Introduction Three deep-seated problems confront contemporary historians. First, since history is always implicated in local constructions of common sense, what...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Tani E. Barlow Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Editor‘s Introduction With its inaugural issue positions poses the question of colonial modernity. The journal’s larger project, as articulated in the statement of purpose...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... This anniversary issue showcases a wide range of contemporary art of “Asia.” Editor’s Introduction positions: asia critique: twenty years after With issue positions: east asia cultures critique becomes positions: asia critique. This change opens wider the “Asia...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): v–viii.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Tani E. Barlow Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Editor’s Introduction One way to read the work presented here is by way of what it criticizes. The immediate historiographic targets are fairly clear. Some contributors...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christina Schwenkel; Ann Marie Leshkowich The recent global economic crisis has called into question triumphalist narratives of neoliberal capitalism and its global uniformity. In this introduction to the special issue on Vietnam, we examine Vietnamese “market socialism” as a fertile site...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Claudia Pozzana; Alessandro Russo The authors discuss the role that two key categories of Wang Hui's “General Introduction” to The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought , namely, the pair “heavenly principles/axiomatic” and “temporal circumstances,” play in opening a basic renovation of the investigation...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Fiona I. B. Ngô; Mimi Thi Nguyen; Mariam B. Lam In the introduction to the special issue, Ngô, Nguyen, and Lam argue that Southeast Asian American studies can model both epistemological and ontological inquiries about the circulation of, the negotiation with, or challenges to the knowledge regimes...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 947–952.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Editor’s Introduction Issue 20.4 includes an appalling note. Teresa Kuan’s “The Horrific and the Exemplary: Public Stories and Education Reform in Late Socialist China...
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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 (2013) 21 (2): 225–267.
Published: 01 May 2013
... collectivism, and the ways collectivism shapes artists' practices of making and showing art in an environment they operate. In particular, this introduction proposes a periodization of kindai (modern), gendai (contemporary), and kontemporarī (“contemporary” in a global sense) based on three different...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Editor’s Introduction Tani Barlow David J. Kim’s “Critical Mediations: Haewo˘n Chinhon Kut, a Shamanic Ritual for Korean ‘Comfort Women’ ” describes an elaborate performance...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Editor’s Introduction This general issue focuses on intimacy, politicization, and depoliticization. Arnika Fuhrmann’s critical poiesis introduces contemporary Thai artist...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Introduction Tani Barlow “Filming the Queerness of Comfort Women: Byun Young-­Joo’s The Mur- muring, 1995” opens an underlying theme that suffuses this general issue: how...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Editor’s Introduction Tani Barlow In his accounting of Mantetsu and Man’ei ethnographic films, “Phantasma- goric Manchukuo: Documentaries Produced by the South Manchurian Rail...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 543–550.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Editor’s Introduction: The Local Intimacies of China’s Rural-­Urban Divide Lili Lai Reading through published books, news reports, web logs, and forum dis- cussions in China, one finds that most of the well-­intentioned discourses that take...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 745–748.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Introduction Kirsten Cather’s “The Politics and Pleasures of Historiographic Porn” draws on a Nagai Kaf (1879 – 1959) short story and its film adaptation Under- neath...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Editor’s Introduction Three essays in this general issue, Ignacio Adriasola’s “Megalopolis and Wasteland: Peripheral Geographies of Tokyo (1961/1971 Peter Tillack’s “Concrete...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2015
... not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Sino-Japanese history digital media online pedagogy global academy visual culture Visualizing Cultures controversy nationalism censorship open content digital humanities Guest Editors’ Introduction Unpacking a Controversy: National Histories...