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East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture


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Engineering the State: The Huai River and Reconstruction in Nationalist China, 1927–37

Engineering the State: The Huai River and Reconstruction in Nationalist China, 1927–37

1st Edition

David Pietz
January 27, 2017

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Third Delight: Internationalization of Higher Education in China

The Third Delight: Internationalization of Higher Education in China

1st Edition

Rui Yang
January 27, 2017

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Gender, Ethnicity and Market Forces: Observations of Ethnic Chinese in Korea

Gender, Ethnicity and Market Forces: Observations of Ethnic Chinese in Korea

1st Edition

Sheena Choi
July 21, 2016

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Studying the Enemy: Japan Hands in Republican China and Their Quest for National Identity, 1925-1945

Studying the Enemy: Japan Hands in Republican China and Their Quest for National Identity, 1925-1945

1st Edition

Christiane Reinhold
July 21, 2016

Unlike the majority of contemporary scholarly works that examine Sino-Japanese relations between 1925 and 1945, this study de-emphasizes the story of conflict and war in favor of one that revolves around the way in which the Chinese intellectually encountered the "enemy", the Japanese....

The Politics of Locality: Making a Nation of Communities in Taiwan

The Politics of Locality: Making a Nation of Communities in Taiwan

1st Edition

Hsin-Yi Lu
April 27, 2016

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Opening the Doors: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Globalization in Japan

Opening the Doors: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Globalization in Japan

1st Edition

Betsy Teresa Brody
February 29, 2016

Using qualitative research methods and evidence gathered from interviews, this work explores and highlights contradictions between Japanese immigration and immigrant policies as they relate to ethnic Japanese "returnees."...

Struggle For National Survival: Chinese Eugenics in a Transnational Context, 1896-1945

Struggle For National Survival: Chinese Eugenics in a Transnational Context, 1896-1945

1st Edition

Yuehtsen Juliette Chung
February 29, 2016

This dissertation is a historical investigation of the relationship between science and society through the comparative study of eugenics movements as they developed in both Japan and China from the 1890's to the 1940's....

State Formation, Property Relations, & the Development of the Tokugawa Economy (1600-1868)

State Formation, Property Relations, & the Development of the Tokugawa Economy (1600-1868)

1st Edition

Grace Kwon
January 20, 2016

Before the late 1960s, Japan historians characterized the Early Modern Japanese economy in waht are typical feudal terms. Considered backward and stagnant, it was argued that the economy eventually collapsed under the weight of its own internal limitations. This narrative has given way in the past...

History of Japanese Policies in Education Aid to Developing Countries, 1950s-1990s: The Role of the Subgovernmental Processes

History of Japanese Policies in Education Aid to Developing Countries, 1950s-1990s: The Role of the Subgovernmental Processes

1st Edition

Takao Kamibeppu
December 22, 2014

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Renaissance of Takefu: How People and the Local Past Changed the Civic Life of a Regional Japanese Town

The Renaissance of Takefu: How People and the Local Past Changed the Civic Life of a Regional Japanese Town

1st Edition

Guven Peter Witteveen
May 30, 2014

This book tells the story of a citizen group through the example and results of their participation in local civic life. The book draws attention to the complicated conditions under which civic participation may succeed. The story is about the individuals and organizations in the regional Japanese...

Japan's Foreign Policy Maturation: A Quest for Normalcy

Japan's Foreign Policy Maturation: A Quest for Normalcy

1st Edition

Kevin Cooney
October 23, 2013

The sudden end of the Cold War took the Japanese foreign policy community by surprise. The Yoshida Doctrine which served Japanese foreign policy so well during the Cold War is no longer a viable foreign policy option. This dissertation examines the restructuring of Japanese foreign policy since the...

Chinese Feminism Faces Globalization

Chinese Feminism Faces Globalization

1st Edition

Sharon Wesoky
October 23, 2013

Examining Chinese domestic as well as international circumstances surrounding the emergence of an independent women's movement in Beijing in the 1990s, this book seeks to explain how such a movement could have arisen after the repression of student activists in Tiananmen Square in 1989. It also...

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