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              Books in the Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society series

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              The Proletarian Gamble: Korean Workers in Interwar Japan
               

              The Proletarian Gamble: Korean Workers in Interwar Japan (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kawashima, Ken C.

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              Korean workers in Japan constituted imperial Japan's largest colonial labour force in the 1920s and 1930s. This work states that contingent labour is a defining characteristic of capitalist commodity economies. It describes how Korean migrants struggled against various recruitmen...t practices, unfair and discriminatory wages and sudden firings.
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              ISBN 9780822344179
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              Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World: A Concise History
                

              Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World: A Concise History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Karl, Rebecca E.

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              A succinct account of the life and thought of Mao Zedong in the context of the Chinese revolution, showing Mao's impact on the 20th century world

              ISBN 9780822347958
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              Backward Glances: Contemporary Chinese Cultures and the Female Homoerotic Imaginary
               

              Backward Glances: Contemporary Chinese Cultures and the Female Homoerotic Imaginary (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Martin, Fran

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              Reveals that the passionate love of one woman for another occupies a position of unsuspected centrality in contemporary Chinese mass cultures. By examining representations of erotic love between women in popular films, and television dramas, this title shows how youthful same-sex... love is often framed as a universal, ennobling, feminine experience.
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              ISBN 9780822346807
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              Two Dreams in One Bed: Empire, Social Life, and the Origins of the North Korean Revolution in Manchuria
               

              Two Dreams in One Bed: Empire, Social Life, and the Origins of the North Korean Revolution in Manchuria (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Park, Hyun Ok

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              Formulates a fresh understanding of early-twentieth-century Manchuria. This book presents an analysis of the constitutive effects of capitalist expansion on the social practices of Korean migrants in the region. It describes how Koreans negotiated the contradictory demands of nat...ional and colonial powers.
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              ISBN 9780822336143
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              Borders of Chinese Civilization: Geography and History at Empire's End
               

              Borders of Chinese Civilization: Geography and History at Empire's End (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Howland, D. R.

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              Revision of author's thesis (Ph.D.)--Univ. of Chicago, 1989.

              ISBN 9780822317722
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              Japan's Holy War: The Ideology of Radical Shinto Ultranationalism
               

              Japan's Holy War: The Ideology of Radical Shinto Ultranationalism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Skya, Walter

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              Reveals how a radical religious ideology drove the Japanese to imperial expansion and global war. Examining the connections between various forms of Shinto nationalism and the state, this title demonstrates that where the Meiji oligarchs had constructed a quasi-religious, quasi-s...ecular state, Hozumi Yatsuka desired a traditional theocratic state.
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              ISBN 9780822344230
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              Painting the City Red: Chinese Cinema and the Urban Contract
               

              Painting the City Red: Chinese Cinema and the Urban Contract (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Braester, Yomi

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              Examines the role of the cinema and theatre in debates about urban planning in China from 1949. This title shows how the screen and stage arts propagated and regulated visions of the future city. It assesses the stakes in stage and screen productions that address urban developmen...t.
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              ISBN 9780822347231
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              The Culture of Japanese Fascism
               

              The Culture of Japanese Fascism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Tansman, Alan

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              Focusing on Japan, this collection of essays demonstrates the necessity of understanding fascism's cultural manifestations. It explains how a fascist ideology was diffused through Japanese culture via literature, popular culture, film, design, and everyday discourse.

              ISBN 9780822344681
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              Global/Local: Cultural Production and the Transnational Imaginary
               

              Global/Local: Cultural Production and the Transnational Imaginary (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Wilson, Rob; Dissanayake, Wimal

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              Challenging, provocative, informative, and giving full substance to the interrelations of the global and local, these essays carry the reader through a marvelously rich range of materials just where intellectual life in the humanities and social sciences today is most vital.--Jon...athan Arac, University of Pittsburgh
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              ISBN 9780822317128
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              Text and the City: Essays on Japanese Modernity
               

              Text and the City: Essays on Japanese Modernity (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Maeda, Akiko; Edited by Fujii, James A.

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              A translation into English of essays on modern Japanese literature, culture, and urban ethnography written by the late Ai Maeda, one of the most prominent 20th century Japanese literary and cultural critics. These essays question and explore the contours of Japanese modernity and... resonate with the concerns of literary and cultural studies.
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              ISBN 9780822333463
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