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Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction : the "afterlife" of area studies -- Ivory tower in escrow / Masao Miyoshi -- And? Sh?eki : "the forgotten thinker" in Japanese history / Tetsuo Najita -- Objectivism and eradication of critique in Japanese history / Stefan Tanaka -- Theory, area studies, cultural studies : issues of pedagogy in multiculturalism / Rey Chow -- Signs of our times : a discussion of Homi Bhabha's The location of culture / Benita Parry -- Postcoloniality's unconscious/area studies' desire / H.D. Harootunian -- Asian exclusion acts / Sylvia Yanagisako -- Areas, disciplines, and ethnicity / Richard H. Okada -- Can American studies be area studies / Paul A. Bov´┐Ż -- Imagining "Asia-Pacific" today : forgetting colonialism in the magical free markets of the American Pacific / Rob Wilson -- Boundary displacement : the state, the foundations, and area studies during and after the Cold War / Bruce S. Cumings -- The disappearance of modern Japan : Japan and social science / Bernard S. Silberman -- Bad karma in Asia / Moss Roberts -- From politics to culture : modern Japanese literary studies in the age of cultural studies / James A. Fujii -- Questions of Japanese cinema : disciplinary boundaries and invention of scholarly object / Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto. Electronic reproduction.Palo Alto, Calif. :ebrary,2008.(e-Duke scholarly books collection).Available via World Wide Web.Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

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  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: viii, 408 p. ; 25 cm.


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