Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia

  • Title: Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia
  • Author: Tani E. Barlow
  • ISBN: 9780822319436
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Paperback
  • Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia The essays in Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia challenge the idea that notions of modernity and colonialism are mere imports from the West and show how colonial modernity has evolved fro
    The essays in Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia challenge the idea that notions of modernity and colonialism are mere imports from the West, and show how colonial modernity has evolved from and into unique forms throughout Asia Although the modernity of non European colonies is as indisputable as the colonial core of European modernity, until recently East AsiThe essays in Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia challenge the idea that notions of modernity and colonialism are mere imports from the West, and show how colonial modernity has evolved from and into unique forms throughout Asia Although the modernity of non European colonies is as indisputable as the colonial core of European modernity, until recently East Asian scholarship has tried to view Asian colonialism through the paradigm of colonial India for instance , failing to recognize anti imperialist nationalist impulses within differing Asian countries and regions.Demonstrating an impatience with social science models of knowledge, the contributors show that binary categories focused on during the Cold War are no longer central to the project of history writing By bringing together articles previously published in the journal positions east asia cultures critique, editor Tani Barlow has demonstrated how scholars construct identity and history, providing cultural critics with new ways to think about these concepts in the context of Asia and beyond.Chapters address topics such as the making of imperial subjects in Okinawa, politics and the body social in colonial Hong Kong, and the discourse of decolonization and popular memory in South Korea This is an invaluable collection for students and scholars of Asian studies, postcolonial studies, and anthropology.Contributors Charles K Armstrong, Tani E Barlow, Fred Y L Chiu, Chungmoo Choi, Alan S Christy, Craig Clunas, James A Fujii, James L Hevia, Charles Shiro Inouye, Lydia H Liu, Miriam Silverberg, Tomiyama Ichiro, Wang Hui

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    About Tani E. Barlow


    1. Tani E Barlow is a Professor of History.Degrees Ph.D History, University of California, Davis 1985 ,M.A History, University of California, Davis 1979 ,B.A History and Chinese language dual degree, San Francisco State University 1975 ,Career Professor of history and women studies at the University of Washington Professor of History and director of the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University.She is known for her interest in Chinese feminism.


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