Race and Racism in Modern East Asia: Western and Eastern Constructions

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Rotem Kowner, Walter Demel
BRILL, 1 nov. 2012 - 593 pagina's
Race and Racism in Modern East Asia juxtaposes Western racial constructions of East Asians with constructions of race and their outcomes in modern East Asia. This groundbreaking volume also offers an analysis of these constructions, their evolution and their interrelations.
 

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Part One Western Race Theories Racial Images and Racism
39
Chapter Two Early Modern European Divisions of Mankind and East Asians 15001750
41
Late EighteenthCentury Constructions of East Asians in Europe
59
Western Racial Constructions of East Asians since 1800
87
Late Victorian British Diplomacy and R ace in East Asia
127
East Asia and Race in Russian Modernism 18901921
153
Pilniaks Travelogues from Japan and China
177
Chinese Perceptions of Self by the Begining of European Contact
309
Chapter Thirteen Racial Discourse and Utopian Visions in NineteenthCentury China
327
Chapter Fourteen The Discourse of Race in TwentiethCentury China
351
Chapter Fifteen Racist South Korea? Diverse but not Tolerant of Diversity
369
Male Elites Racial Experiences Abroad 1880s1950s
391
The Kubo Incident and the Paradox of Race in Colonial Korea
411
Chapter Eighteen Who Classified Whom and for What Purpose? The Japanese in Northeast China in the Age of Empire
431
Chapter Nineteen Race and International Law in Japans New Order in East Asia 19381945
453

American Media Imagine the Chinese 18701900
199
Constructions of Chinese in TwentiethCentury Belgian Comics
231
Late NineteenthCentury Korea in European Travel Literature
261
Chapter Eleven Race Culture and the Reaction to the Japanese Victory of 1905 in the EnglishSpeaking World
281
Part Two East Asian Race Theories Racial Policies and Racism
307
Reevaluating Race Relations in Japans Colonial Empire
475
President Obama as a Case Study of Racialized Practices in Contemporary Japan
499
Bibliography
523
Index
571
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Over de auteur (2012)

Rotem Kowner, Professor of Japanese history and culture at the University of Haifa, Israel. His research has focused on the social and racial nexus between Japan and the West since the sixteenth century as well as on wartime behavior and attitudes in modern Japan. Walter Demel, Professor of early modern history at the University of the Armed Forces Munich, Germany. He has mainly published on the Bavarian and German politics of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, on the history of the European nobility, and on the relations between Europe and East Asia, particularly the perceptions of China and Japan.

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