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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of the Mughal empire, under which a hierarchical, patriarchal system of aristocratic patronage and indirect landownership once flourished, to be replaced by indigenous bureaucratic elites as well as subservient princely states suited to British imperialism. The ability of wealthy families to sustain extended...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Lewis E. Harrington This essay examines the relation between some of the journalistic writings of Japanese philosopher Miki Kiyoshi (1897-1945) and his participation in Prime Minister Prince Konoe Fumimaro's “brain trust,” the Shōwa Kenkyūkai (Shōwa Research Association), which is often thought...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., the princely states and Thiruvithamkoor and Cochin were merged to become the Thiru-­Kochi Radhakrishnan ∣∣ The “Worlds” of the Region 699 state, and Malabar, which was under the direct rule of British, became part...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., as the infrastructure for the development of the industry was still not put in place in Kerala. While the cultural resources for Malayalam cin- ema emerged from the cultural specificity of the erstwhile princely state of Travancore, that is, the city...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 125–144.
Published: 01 February 2017
... in India, out of a majority of Malayalam-­speaking areas of two princely states, namely, Tra- vancore and Cochin, and the Malabar area of Madras Presidency, in Southwest India. 16. See, for example, Jeffrey (1975, 2003); Desai (2005: 457 – 88...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
... prince’s visit to Okinawa, a heightened state of suspicion that parallels the increased paranoia and policing of Okinawan civilian activities during the Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in Japanese military massacres of civil- ians...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 471–502.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., imperious, and self-justifying leading figure, establish Jaffrey firmly within the ambit of the distinctly royal, romantic, and non- modern India of the princely states, which are already familiar through the marketing of upscale tourist packages.52...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 2000
... as mere shadows of nation-states, dominant and appropriating or dominated and derivative. In an era when the Japanese state was unquestionably struggling for a position in the global imperial order, the problem of nation inevitably...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 893–918.
Published: 01 November 2023
... prince led to the legitimization for the state to use violence against the demonstrators. The civil society process of reckoning with the events began with journalists in 1996 commemorating the twentieth anniversary (Santiwutthimethi 1996 ). This is different from reporting on the actual events...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 707–721.
Published: 01 August 2011
... as “totalitarian,” as advocates of a ruthless and cynical state authority, perhaps the time has come to bring out their positive side, especially their egalitarianism of law (the same law for all). Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Three Notes on China: Past and Present Slavoj Žižek Theory...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and colony. A coda briefly considers a third type of rattan chair and an accompanying set of sensibilities tied to circuits of deployment in the United States military empire in the Pacific after World War II. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Tropical Furniture and Bodily Comportment...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 675–709.
Published: 01 August 2000
... were eclipsed, and China had been losing for some time. After the Opium Wars, it endured unequal treaties with Great Britain, France, and Russia, followed by the United States. China then went on to lose first the Sino- French War...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 555–582.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., expressed their absolute and undivided loyalty toward the crown. The lower-/working-class Chinese either assimilated with the majority or faced persecution for sedition of all sorts—from republicanism and Bolshevism in Vajiravudh's reign to communism during the Cold War years. In reality, the Thai state's...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 605–636.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... The pres- ence of enterprising merchants, missionaries, diplomats, and tourists from Europe and the United States, as well as China and Korea, made Yokohama one of Japan’s most cosmopolitan cities. Because of this foreign presence...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2005
... we come to know that the blood we taste and drink is our own and that of those we love? Hans Kung states that in our striving for peace, we should begin with religion. “Peace among the religions” he says, “is the prerequisite for peace...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 695–727.
Published: 01 August 2002
... to marketization and globalization of the postsocialist era. It has become, indeed, perhaps the central pillar of state orthodoxy in the People’s Republic and a profoundly important discursive horizon for social and economic practice. It is, in short...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 1996
... manipulation of imperial rule promoted the transfer of daughters between males under the norm of reciprocity (daughters for power). Simply stated, the ambitious father improves his female children as part of a strategy of encroachment upon...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2020
... is datable to the Song era possibly before 1126 (Ho 1987: 43) on the basis of an attached colophon written in 1140. In the Palace is now divided among four museums in Europe and the United States. The handscroll depicts the courtly women s quarters, and Cui Xiuwen sets her video in a similarly gender...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 697–731.
Published: 01 August 1999
... the focus of the proceedings. Their presence is amply embellished with solemn ritual-prostrations of Hmong subjects to once and could-be rulers of a hoped-to-be-recuperated nation-state. The crown prince, grandson of the former Lao...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 599–631.
Published: 01 August 2010
... survival as a sovereign state was threatened by the relentless expansion of capitalist modernity — ­was common enough in the era. What interests me more is the way these architectural structures are made to speak to a larger concourse between...