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positions (2008) 16 (3): 711–742.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Simon Avenell 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 the “citizen” (shimin) in the...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Andrew Sartori Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Robert Redfield‘s Comparative Civilizations Project and the Political Imagination of Postwar America And rew Sa rto r i I am convinced that there is no other way strategically to put our country’s mind...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 261–302.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Yoshikuni Igarashi Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The Bomb, Hirohito, and History: The Foundational Narrative of United States -Ja pa n Postwar Relations Yoshikuni lgarashi Japan is like a woman that he can’t live with, and can’t live without...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
... contributes in a small way to rectifying the absence of women's voices in the literature on postwar Japanese intellectual life. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Shisō no kagaku American pragmatism common man's philosophy Tsurumi Kazuko life composition movement References...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 39–78.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Abé Mark Nornes 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Postwar Documentary Trace: Groping in the Dark Abé Mark Nornes The 1998 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival featured a major retrospective of Japanese documentary films from the...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Yoshikuni Igarashi 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Unfinished Business of Mourning: Maruyama Masao and Postwar Japan’s Struggles with the Wartime Past Yoshikuni Igarashi The political scientist Maruyama Masao established himself as one of the...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Timothy Yun Hui Tsu This paper examines postwar Japanese experiences of kakyō , or “overseas Chinese,” focusing on three “sites”: the black market, Chinatown, and Kabukichō. It argues that Japanese society assigns to the Chinese immigrant community stereotypical meanings that reflect first and...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Postwar Japan . Berkeley : University of California Press . Avenell Simon . 2012 . “ From Fearsome Pollution to Fukushima: Environmental Activism and the Nuclear Blind Spot in Contemporary Japan .” Environmental History 17 , no. 2 : 244 – 76 . Baum Seth . 2015 . “ Japan Should...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Consequently, the Taiwanese veterans were absent in postwar discourse of veterans and public memory of the war. This politically imposed amnesia in the public memory served as a form of amnesty for the Taiwanese veterans, allowing the Kuomintang (KMT) government to redeem these former enemies and re-represent...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 224–267.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Tani E. Barlow Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 cdeddsm‘s Career in Postwar China Studies Tani E. Barlow Robert Hall wrote in 1948, musing over plans for postwar regional studies: “a national obligation [exists] which must be...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 486–525.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Judith B. Farquhar; James L. Hevia Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 References Alexander , Jeffrey , and Steven Seidman, eds. 1990 . Culture and Society . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Barlow , Tani E. 1993 . “Colonialism's Career in Postwar China...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 165–188.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Marilyn Ivy Trauma’s Two Times: Japanese Wars and Postwars Marilyn Ivy What is it about the notion of trauma that continues to compel, after so many years of psychoanalytic attention? Can “trauma” still exercise any critical...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... art since the prewar period, continued to cultivate the spirit of defiance against the establishment in the postwar art world. However, as a respected man of culture, he was also involved in a project of building the first national museum of modern art for the purpose of public enlightenment. This...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 781–808.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Ken Yoshida This is a study of Hanada Kiyoteru, a communist literary and art critic whose position in the world of postwar art criticism has gone relatively unexamined in Japanese studies and art history in English. One of the more aggressive critical figures during the immediate postwar era, he...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 207–237.
Published: 01 February 2009
... meaning and seemingly not overshadowed by wartime ideology—became the cornerstone of Takeuchi's postwar career as an author and critic who anticipated the postwar. In my view, however, the true significance of Rojin lies with the book's deep entanglement in the wartime project to overcome modernity, and...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
...James E. Roberson This paper maps Okinawan songs from both pre- and postwar periods that have narrated Okinawan experiences of war and prayers for peace, arguing that these songs may be heard as sites of memory that trace Okinawa's conflicted positions within the Japanese empire and state, and...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Pil Ho Kim; Hyunjoon Shin Like any other genre of Western popular music in the postwar period, rock was introduced to South Korea via the U.S. Armed Forces, a powerful symbol of postwar American hegemony. Until the late 1960s the U.S. military camp shows, clubs, and radio broadcast remained the...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 695–725.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Kirsten Cather This article discusses the obscenity trial of director Oshima Nagisa's 1976 book In the Realm of the Senses , which includes a series of still photographs and the screenplay from his notorious film of the same name. The case illustrates how obscenity convictions in postwar Japan...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Gavin Walker The work of the poet, theoretician, and political activist Tanigawa Gan (1923–95) played a decisive role in postwar Japanese intellectual and political life, deeply influencing the politics of 1968. By interrupting the prevailing discourses of democratic reconstruction, high economic...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., capital of the province of Nghệ An, from a center of socialist utopian modernity and postwar urban recovery to a symbol of urban blight and late socialist decay. Destroyed by aerial bombing during the war with the United States, Vinh City was redesigned and rebuilt in the postwar years with East German...