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Title Japanese cultural nationalism : at home and in the Asia Pacific / edited by Roy Starrs
Published Folkestone, Kent : Global Oriental, 2004


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Description vi, 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Part One: Japanese cultural nationalism at home. 1. National poetics and national identity -- 2. The domestic and the foreign in Heian literature -- 3. Tsuda Umeko and Meiji cultural nationalism discourse -- 4. Nitobe Inazo and Japanese nationalisam -- 5. Nishida Kitaro and nationalism -- 6. Nation and region in the work of Dazai Osamu -- 7. The legacy of Shiba Ryotaro -- 8. Cultural nationalism in Japanese language textbooks -- 9. The Koto, traditional music and an idealized Japan: cultural nationalism in music performance and education -- 10. The beauty of personal sorrow in war: Kike wadatsumi no koe. Part Two: Japanese cultural nationalism in an Asia-Pacific context. 11. Race-ing Japan -- 12. Shiga Shigetaka (1863-1927) and New Zealand as a model for Japan -- 13. Japanese nationalism and China's independence: Yamaji Aizan 1865-1917 -- 14. Envisioning a liberal empire: a dialectical imagination between cultural nationalism and cultural interanationalism in Modern Japan, 1905-1919 -- 15. Dunhuangology as nationalist apparatus: the Kyoto school of oriental studies and its connections with modern Chinese histiography -- 16. The Japanese occupationof Micronesia in the context of imperalism -- 17. Wrestling with foreign Yokozuna
Analysis Cultural nationalism
Japanese cultural nationalism
Notes Earlier versions of some of the essays were delivered at the Otago Conference on Japanese Cultural Nationalism at St. Margaret's College, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand, 20-22 August 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Acculturation -- Japan.
National characteristics, Japanese.
Nationalism -- Japan.
Japan -- Social life and customs.
Author Starrs, Roy, 1946-
ISBN 1901903117