1-20 of 571 Search Results for

japan

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 February 2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Benjamin A. Elman The “rise of China” narrative in the twenty-first century is replacing the long-standing “rise of Japan” story line of the twentieth century. This article examines the role of wars in redirecting public opinion and, in particular, the effect of the 1894–95 war in refracting Qing...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 August 2002) 10 (3): 547–573.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Koichi Iwabuchi 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Nostalgia for a (Different) Asian Modernity: Media Consumption of “Asia” in Japan Koichi Iwabuchi Over the 1990s Japan’s gradual tilt toward Asia was clearly visible. Follow- ing a long retreat after the...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 February 2003) 11 (1): 183–215.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Yukiko Koshiro 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Beyond an Alliance of Color: The African American Impact on Modern Japan Yukiko Koshiro Few people realize the extent to which Japanese people have interacted with and been influenced by African Americans...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 August 2003) 11 (3): 765–778.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Laura Hein 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Statistics for Democracy: Economics As Politics in Occupied Japan Laura Hein What is the best way to institutionalize democracy? This question was by no means an academic exercise in late 1945 in Japan. The...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 August 2004) 12 (3): 611–641.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Reiko Tomii 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Historicizing “Contemporary Art”: Some Discursive Practices in Gendai Bijutsu in Japan Reiko Tomii We now reach a point at which we should not relegate gendai into the generic concept of contemporain, a...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 May 2004) 12 (2): 401–429.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Ashley Carruthers 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Cute Logics of the Multicultural and the Consumption of the Vietnamese Exotic in Japan Ashley Carruthers The idea for this essay came to me while interviewing a Vietnamese jour- nalist and small...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 February 2005) 13 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Sharon Hayashi; Anne McKnight 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Good-bye Kitty, Hello War: The Tactics of Spectacle and New Youth Movements in Urban Japan Sharon Hayashi and Anne McKnight Tokyo’s Miyashita Park is usually an oasis of scrubbiness in the semiotically...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 May 2005) 13 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Yoshikuni Igarashi 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Edogawa Rampo and the Excess of Vision: An Ocular Critique of Modernity in 1920s Japan Yoshikuni Igarashi In recent years, the works and life of the mystery writer Edogawa Rampo (1894–1965) have...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 May 2006) 14 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Duke University Press 2006 Important Dates in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan in Proletarian Arts positions 14:2  doi 10.1215/10679847-2006-001 Copyright 2006 by Duke University Press...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 May 2006) 14 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Ping Liu Duke University Press 2006 Translated by Krista Van Fleit Hang The Left-Wing Drama Movement in China and Its Relationship to Japan Ping Liu The View of 1930s Left-Wing Literature in the Field of Chinese Literature Studies After the end of the Cultural...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 August 2007) 15 (3): 637–671.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Ian Condry Copyright 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Yellow B-Boys, Black Culture, and Hip-Hop in Japan: Toward a Transnational Cultural Politics of Race Ian Condry My name is Yellow B-Boy ore no namae wa kiiroi B-Boy I’m all that, and number one...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 February 2009) 17 (1): 13–42.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Philosophy in Wartime Japan Chris Goto-Jones The history of political philosophy is a singularly self-defensive subfield. It is perhaps even more defensive than the history of philosophy as a whole, within which it occupies an important and...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 August 2009) 17 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Ken C. Kawashima This article reconsiders the concept of the state apparatus by looking at the micropolitics and history surrounding the largest “Korean welfare organization” in interwar Japan, the Sôaikai ( ), or Mutual Love Association. As a welfare organization of Korean workers in Japan, the...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 February 2009) 17 (1): 207–237.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., I hope to illuminate more effectively than has been done so far Takeuchi's rather dark and enigmatic book and to revalorize its significance as arguably one of the most intriguing, and certainly most idiosyncratic, wartime contributions on the topic of philosophy and the political in wartime Japan...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 August 2008) 16 (3): 711–742.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Simon Avenell Duke University Press 2008 From the “People” to the “Citizen”: Tsurumi Shunsuke and the Roots of Civic Mythology in Postwar Japan Simon Avenell What could be more emblematic of postwar Japanese democracy than the spontaneous birth of...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 February 2010) 18 (1): 51–87.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Gyewon Kim This essay examines the interlayered relations between photography, archive, and science in imperial Japan and postcolonial Korea. It specifically takes its cue from two archival contexts: the archive made by Uchida Keitarô, a Japanese ichthyologist who surveyed in colonial Korea during...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 May 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...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 November 2012) 20 (4): 1009–1039.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Katsuhiko Endo This article closely examines the very “ambiguity” of Osugi Sakae's “philosophy of labor movement” in relation to the ongoing “street fighting” in Japan and elsewhere. In doing so, it attempts to reveal the significance of his work in today's context. On the one hand, Osugi's thought...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 February 2013) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2013
... 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 held at...
Journal Article
positions: asia critique (1 November 2012) 20 (4): 1191–1213.
Published: 01 November 2012
... between Japan and the West, especially the United States. This review essay attempts to understand Barney vis-à-vis a lineage of Western artists and scholars who have interpreted Japan in diverse ways. It asks whether and how Barney is echoing the Orientalist tendencies of earlier artists and whether and...