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1-7 of 7 results in Routledge/Leiden Series in Modern East Asian Politics, History and Media
Around the Work of Naoki Sakai
Naoki Sakai is an important and prominent thinker in Asian and cultural studies and his work continues to make itself felt across a broad range of both national and disciplinary borders. Originally finding a home in the otherwise circumscribed field of Japan Studies, Sakai’s writings have succeeded...
Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge
A changing pattern of interaction between Taiwanese businesses and Chinese governments
This book investigates how China has used Taiwanese investment and treated Taiwanese investors to pursue political reunification. The book’s main supposition is that both Chinese central and local governments have strategic considerations with respect to Taiwanese businesses. Consequently, through...
Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge
China Policy and the Japanese Discourse on National Identity, 1895-1904
The first war between China and Japan in 1894/95 was one of the most fateful events, not only in modern Japanese and Chinese history, but in international history as well. The war and subsequent events catapulted Japan on its trajectory toward temporary hegemony in East Asia, whereas China entered...
Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge
In Re-Politicising the Kyoto School as Philosophy Christopher Goto-Jones contends that existing approaches to the controversial Kyoto School fail to take it seriously as a school of philosophy, instead focussing on historical debates about the alleged complicity of the School’s members with the...
Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge
Ideology and Christianity in Japan shows the major role played by Christian-related discourse in the formation of early-modern and modern Japanese political ideology. The book traces a history development of anti-Christian ideas in Japan from the banning of Christianity by the Tokugawa shogunate...
Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge
Nishida, the Kyoto School and co-prosperity - PbDirect
Political Philosophy in Japan focuses on the politics of Japan's pre-eminent philosophical school - the Kyoto School - and particularly that of its founder, Nishida Kitarô (1870-1945). Existing literature on Nishida is dismissive of there being serious political content in his work, and of the...
Published July 20th 2010 by Routledge
Essays in Honour of J.A.A. Stockwin
Leftist thought and activism stands as a defining force in the articulation of political culture and policy in modern Japan. Operating from the periphery of formal political power for the most part, the Japanese Left has had an impact that extends far beyond its limited success at the ballot box....
Published June 15th 2006 by Routledge
Debating Culture in Interwar China
To Be Published December 30th 2015