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positions (1999) 7 (1): 253–267.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Venkat Rao Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Commentary Writing Orally: Decolonization from Below Venkat Rao Gaddar is not the name of the person whose work I am discussing here but, rather, of a movement and of a party...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 241–265.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... What is worth analyzing in social life remains abstract (for example, changes in ways of thinking), intractable (such as shifts in class power dimensions), and invisibly structured (capital in various manifestations). Without sustained effort to materialize analysis (in written and oral language...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., if not completely absent, in the postwar discussion of war-related issues such as jus post bellum (war crimes, compensation to the civilians and veterans) and commemoration of the war until 1990. In the 1990s, with the publication of oral history projects and autobiographical works, the history of the Taiwanese...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... from the transcribed taidan, now archived as an oral history document as part of the Teach311.org project. The taidan ultimately serves as a clarifying example of the need to excavate the relationships among places, radioisotopes, and research that have come to define human relationships. The issues...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., The End of August presents a challenge to historical revisionism’s desire for a single, document-based narrative, for Yū incorporates a multitude of oral accounts of personally experienced history into a nonlinear, highly fragmented narration. Zooming in on an episode in which a young Korean girl...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Xiuying Cheng Abstract Based on a critique of the history project titled “Oral History of Peasants’ Ordinary Life in the Revolutionary Era of China,” this article provides an analysis of class ideology production from Land Reform Movement to the Cultural Revolution in China. Thirty years...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of turmoil” in its aftermath. Stories circulate widely about men who were labeled as sodomites, humiliated and tortured in public, and sentenced to hard labor; some reportedly were beaten to death or committed suicide during this period. Using oral history and archival cases collected by the author...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 769–801.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... Drawing from written, oral, and visual sources, including propaganda films produced by the government, this article retraces the events of that era and attempts to raise questions about the roles of the state and civic society in the “othering” of a marginalized group during wartime. ray.sandeep...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2021
... environment, in which diverse media practices intersected. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Lu Xun media magic lantern the periodical orality References A Lun'na 阿伦娜 . 2010 . “ Dianhua jiaoyu de yunyu yu dansheng” 电化教育的孕育与诞生 ( “The Incubation and Inception of Audio...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 224–254.
Published: 01 February 1995
... to be overturned.”3 This essay will argue that the narratives of Nakagami Kenji (1946-1992) stand in defiance of the modern, separated, realistic landscape as Karatani has defined it, partly by excavating landscape’s oral origins. Karatani has...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... In this special issue, we address several storytelling forms oral, written, and visual and engage them as situated testimonies. For contributor Laurie positions 29:1 February 2021 6 Sears (2013), situated testimonies are eyewitness accounts that do not aim merely to explain and describe but strive to activate...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
... grateful to Yale- NUS College for supporting this research with a startup grant. I also thank the National Archives of Singapore for allowing me to access their oral history recordings, the journal s reviewers for their insights, and the editorial staff for their generous assistance. Ma Pauses, Cuts...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 May 2008
... this answer immediately. If the discussions of anonymous villagers simulates face-to-face communication that characterizes indigenous oral society, then the double way in which they relate to the social event demonstrates in the Japanese text...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
... sources demonstrates the myriad possibilities for analysis that combines the empirical, the discursive, and the self-reflexive. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 archival sources oral history methodology PRC history Science for the People Undergraduate students often enter my...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 631–668.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... Stylistically, poetry was classically understood as having put an end to the stage of oral tradition that existed prior to the introduction of writing. Grounded on these values, Ishimoda considered the Kojiki and Nihonshoki as texts that contained within...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 February 1996
... into this “foreign” tribe. The “foreign” tribe preferred living in the lowlands in order to cultivate rice, a technology they introduced to Japan.15And yet, the mountain people have remained in the oral tradition of folktales recounted...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 285–332.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., did they negotiate a social, group identity as assimilated native doctors? Based on written and oral sources, I found that, much like their fore- runners in the prewar period, Taiwanese medical students and practitioners...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 589.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Kong. Her Tears and Laughters: An Oral History of Hong Kong Women (in Chinese) was published in 1998. Jing Tsu is a doctoral student in East Asian languages and civilizations at Harvard University. He is interested...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... for cultural communities whose tradition rests on orality, there is an underlying fear that physical death — of approximately one- fth of the Cambodian population, and virtually the whole nation of Champa — would also mean cultural death...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 461–487.
Published: 01 May 2014
... light area of folklore based on the oral language, is a very interesting theme. Either way, at the dawn of the folkloric sensibility at the turn of positions 22:2  Spring 2014 466 the century, Ireland and Japan...