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Learning Places The Afterlives of Area Studies

ISBN-10: 0822328402

ISBN-13: 9780822328407

Edition: 2002

Authors: Masao Miyoshi, Harry Harootunian, Tetsuo Najita, Richard H. Okada, Benita Parry

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Harry Harootunian is professor of history and director of East Asian Studies at New York University. He is author of Toward Restorationand Things Seen and Unseen. He lives in New York City.

Tetsuo Najita is the Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor emeritus in the Departments of History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. His many publications includeHara Kei in the Politics of Compromise, Japan: Intellectual Foundations of Modern Japanese Politics,andVisions of Virtue in Tokugawa Japan.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The "Afterlife" of Area Studies
Ivory Tower in Escrow
Ando Shoeki - "The Forgotten Thinker" in Japanese History
Objectivism and the Eradication of Critique in Japanese History
Theory, Area Studies, Cultural Studies: Issues of Pedagogy in Multiculturalism
Signs of Our Times: A Discussion of Homi Bhabha's The Location of Culture
Postcoloniality's Unconscious / Area Studies' Desire
Asian Exclusion Acts
Areas, Disciplines, and Ethnicity
Can American Studies Be Area Studies?
Imagining "Asia-Pacific" Today: Forgetting Colonialism in the Magical Free Markets of the American Pacific
Boundary Displacement: The State, the Foundations, and Area Studies during and after the Cold War
The Disappearance of Modern Japan: Japan and Social Science
Bad Karma in Asia
From Politics to Culture: Modern Japanese Literary Studies in the Age of Cultural Studies
Questions of Japanese Cinema: Disciplinary Boundaries and the Invention of the Scholarly Object
Contributors
Index