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Title The teleology of the modern nation-state : Japan and China / edited by Joshua A. Fogel
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 243 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Encounters with Asia
Encounters with Asia.
Contents Emergence of aesthetic Japan / Eiko Ikegami -- North(west)ern peoples and the recurrent origins of the "Chinese" state / Victor Mair -- State-making in global context : Japan in a world of nation-states / Mark Ravina -- When did China become China? : thoughts on the twentieth century / William C. Kirby -- Civilization and enlightenment : markers of identity in nineteenth-century Japan / David L. Howell -- Nationality and difference in China : the post-imperial dilemma / Pamela Kyle Crossley -- Cultivating non-national understandings in local history / Luke S. Roberts -- Where do incorrect political ideas come from? : writing the history of the Qing empire and the Chinese nation / Peter C. Perdue
Summary Although we may be aware that China and Japan were not nation-states until relatively recently, we still speak and write about Han dynasty China or Jomon Japan. And almost all historians refer to prehistoric China or Japan. Thus imposing the national story on the local, the authors contend, harms the historical record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-229) and index
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Subject Group identity -- China -- History.
Group identity -- Japan -- History.
Nation-state -- Case studies.
Politics and culture -- Japan -- History.
Regionalism -- Political aspects -- China -- History.
China -- History, Local -- Historiography.
China -- Politics and government.
Japan -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Local history.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Fogel, Joshua A., 1950-
ISBN 1512821616 (electronic bk.)
9781512821611 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)