Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945: History, Culture, Memory PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Der-Wei David

Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945: History, Culture, Memory

Columbia University Press
Publication date: June 2010
ISBN: 9780231510813
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$43.99
Our price:
$38.99

You save: $5.00 (11%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
The first study of colonial Taiwan in English, this volume brings together seventeen essays by leading scholars to construct a comprehensive cultural history of Taiwan under Japanese rule. Contributors from the United States, Japan, and Taiwan explore a number of topics through a variety of theoretical, comparative, and postcolonial perspectives, painting a complex and nuanced portrait of a pivotal time in the formation of Taiwanese national identity.Essays are grouped into four categories: rethinking colonialism and modernity; colonial policy and cultural change; visual culture and literary expressions; and from colonial rule to postcolonial independence. Their unique analysis considers all elements of the Taiwanese colonial experience, concentrating on land surveys and the census; transcolonial coordination; the education and recruitment of the cultural elite; the evolution of print culture and national literature; the effects of subjugation, coercion, discrimination, and governmentality; and the root causes of the ethnic violence that dominated the postcolonial era. The contributors encourage readers to rethink issues concerning history and ethnicity, cultural hegemony and resistance, tradition and modernity, and the romancing of racial identity. Their examination not only provides a singular understanding of Taiwan's colonial past, but also offers insight into Taiwan's relationship with China, Japan, and the United States today. Focusing on a crucial period in which the culture and language of Taiwan, China, and Japan became inextricably linked, Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule effectively broadens the critique of colonialism and modernity in East Asia.
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945: History, Culture, Memory PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
6376 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945: History, Culture, Memory PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Der-Wei David
Columbia University Press, June 2010
ISBN: 9780231510813
EAN:  2370006125297
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $43.99 eBook price: $38.99
Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945: History, Culture, Memory ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Der-Wei David
Columbia University Press, June 2012
ISBN: 9780231510813
EAN:  9780231510813
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $59.99 eBook price: $52.99