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Book Announcement: Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China

Via University of Washington Press: Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China YUN XIA $30.00S PAPERBACK (9780295742861) $90.00X HARDCOVER (9780295742854) PUBLISHED: December 2017 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies / China; History; Law BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 344 pp., 1 bandw illus, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974

Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974 STEFAN HUEBNER The history of regional sporting events in 20th century Asia yields insights into Western and Asian perspectives on what defines modern Asia, and can be read as a staging … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan

Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan Oleg Benesch Oxford University Press. “Inventing the Way of the Samurai examines the development of the ‘way of the samurai’ – bushidō – which is popularly viewed as a defining … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Heritage Management in Korea and Japan

Via H-Japan Heritage Management in Korea and Japan: The Politics of Antiquity and Identity Hyung Il-Pai December 2013 298 pp. ISBN: 9780295993058 Paperback $30.00 ISBN: 9780295993041 Hardcover $70.00 Publisher’s blurb, from University of Washington Press: Imperial tombs, Buddhist architecture, palaces, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Shinto Studies in Prewar Japan and the West

Bernhard Scheid, ed., with Kate Wildman Nakai Kami Ways in Nationalist Territory: Shinto Studies in Prewar Japan and the West. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2013. Publisher’s blurb: Shinto, literally the way of the kami (gods), is often regarded as Japan’s indigenous religion … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice

By Kristin Surak “Elegantly written and extraordinarily argued.” –John A. Hall, James McGill Professor of Comparative Historical Sociology, McGill University “This is the tea book for which we have been waiting.  Surak introduces the embodied practice of making tea, but … Continue reading

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Flying University of Transnational Humanities Summer School for Graduate Students and Young Scholars

Flying University of Transnational Humanities Summer School for Graduate Students and Young Scholars July 15-18, 2012 Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea Introduction The Flying University of Transnational Humanities (FUTH) is an annual summer school for graduate students and young scholars interested … Continue reading

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Dissertation Workshop: Rewriting History: Nationalism, Identity, and the Politics of the Past

We encourage everyone to bring the following announcement for the AAS/SSRC joint dissertation workshop initiative planned for Toronto to your students’ attention. AAS/SSRC Dissertation Workshop Rewriting History: Nationalism, Identity, and the Politics of the Past Toronto, March 12-15, 2012 The … Continue reading

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Conference: 4th Annual Arizona State University Graduate Conference on Asian Studies

Places: Connections and Dislocations in Asia November 4th and 5th, 2011 Arizona State University Memorial Union Sometimes described as a supercontinent, Asia is extremely diverse geographically, culturally, politically, and historically. Places, both real  and imagined, are not only the backgrounds … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: International Graduate Conference: Nationizing the Dynasty – Dynastizing the Nation

Organizers: Milinda Banerjee, Ulrike Buechsel, Verena Gander, Elise Wintz (Heidelberg University, Germany); Julia Schneider (Ghent University, Belgium) In cooperation with: Prof. Patrick Geary, UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies Date and place: April 12th-14th, 2012, University of California, Los … Continue reading

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