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positions (1995) 3 (1): 69–96.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Hu Ying Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 The Translator Transfigured: lin Shu and the Cultural logic of Writing in the late Qing Hu Ying It might seem that the translator ought, despite or perhaps because of his or her oath...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Peggy Wang In studies of contemporary Chinese art, Lin Tianmiao’s work has been overwhelmingly discussed in terms of women’s crafts and maternal roles. Citing her use of embroidery and the female figure, these interpretations have led to broad and often simplified characterizations of her work...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 305–341.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Yi-Ping Lin This article analyzes how the first collective action toxic tort in Taiwanese history, Former RCA Employees’ Mutual Aid Association v. Radio Corporation of America (RCA) , produced a space of deliberation about the causal effects of chronic exposure to organic solvents to human health...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Htein Lin Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Images Htein Lin positions 16:1  doi 10.1215/10679847-2007-018 Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press Htein Lin. War and Peace. © Htein Lin. Reproduced...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 411–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Sylvia Li-chun Lin This essay examines the current state of Taiwanese culture through the project of restoration of history, focusing on a corpus of literary works that represent Taiwan's 2/28 Incident and its aftermath, the White Terror. Post-martial law Taiwan witnessed the birthing of a new...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 163–182.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Zawawi Ibrahim; Lin Hongxuan The Penan of Sarawak, East Malaysia, on the island of Borneo, are an indigenous community who have adapted to survive under the strictures and expectations of the Malaysian nation-state while proudly holding on to their traditions and identities. One such tradition...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 333–364.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Sean Hsiang-lin Lei 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 How Did Chinese Medicine Become Experiential? The Political Epistemology of Jingyan Sean Hsiang-lin Lei 1. Translating Experience It is now common wisdom that Chinese medicine, unlike modern biomedi...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 277–306.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... 56 See Lin Lean Lim, ed., The Sex Sector: The Economic and Social Bases of Prostitution in South- east hia (Geneva: International Labour Office, 1998). 57 In addition, this institutionalization of the Asian sex industry fosters a whole new generation...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 377–400.
Published: 01 May 2004
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 193–218.
Published: 01 February 2006
... by the novel’s heroine, Lin Daojing: “Xu Ning, do tell me: Are metaphysics and formal logic the same thing?” “Since the three principles of the dialectic can be applied in every situ- ation, then how do we explain...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
... presence in Chinese of a new word, youmo, derived in 1924 by Lin Yutang from the European word humor, is tangible evidence of its historical significance. What follows is a study of how the concept of youmo took on a life and meaning of its own...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 192–200.
Published: 01 February 1999
... be artistically inferior work. As time passes, viewers will be misled and come to consider such work good television. TD and MK: Would you explain the significance of the last scene in Chicken Feathers, where Xiao Lin is washing the car...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 February 2000
... data when he calls explicitly for the political construc- tion of Taiwanese ethnonationalism. Lin Zhong-zheng, an economist, and Lin He-ling, a sociologist, understand their research as “outlin[ing] in broad strokes the basic contours of ethnic...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 389–420.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to graphic memoirs by Li- chin Lin (2012a, 2012b) and Sean Chuang (2013, 2015) compared with educational historical comics to estimate their potential appeal and relevance for readers. More specifically, I will consider these books approaches to national history and historical continuity in the light...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 356–381.
Published: 01 May 1994
...-tiered. The first, the epochal, shows how leading texts by Joseph Levenson, Lin Yusheng, Vera Schwarcz, and Laurence Schneider are imbued with the tension-crisis-dilemma rhetoric. The second is cultural; it discerns a genealogy for the notion...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 379–410.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the professional styles of these two teams, because each deployed at least on some occasions very dissimilar, if not antagonistic, concepts and practices. The Chung Yuan team was headed by Hu Pao-lin, a professor in the Department...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 211–239.
Published: 01 February 2012
... the community of international friends originally based in Burma that had last been together in Kunming, China. The author of this letter and its recipient, the manager of the Trust Department of the Bank of China, Peter Lin 12 forged social networks...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 395–425.
Published: 01 May 2003
... coda to the book, the famous scholar-official Ruan Yuan observed that from 1803 “there was a gradual declineThe terraces crumbled into ruins and the flowers all fell from the trees.”56 But Ruan’s kinsman, Lin Sumen (b. 1749), had another story to tell...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 February 2008
... in 1966 in Burma’s northern Irrawaddy Delta, Htein Lin is a former political prisoner whose painting depicts incarceration in Myanmar. Htein Lin joined political resistance in his early twenties at Rangoon University. This led him to join in armed...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 535–574.
Published: 01 August 2005
... by her adversaries: “Comrade Tan Houlan has two small braids,” says Lin Biao. But “she has cannons pointed against Nie Yuanzi [of the opposite Sky faction Mao says, commenting also: “Two of you are women [Tan and Nie]—extraordinary...