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Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today

Kevin Carrico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295490
eISBN:
9780520967687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295490.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today is an ethnographic study of China’s Han Clothing Movement, a racial nationalist and neo-traditionalist group that has emerged in cities ... More


The Inventions of China

Sharon Luk

in Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One first elaborates the significance of letters to constitute racial capitalism and dominant forms of nation, state, and empire on both sides of the East Asian and North American Pacific. As ... More


The “Ellis Effect”: Translating Sexual Science in Republican China, 1911–1949

Rachel Hui-Chi Hsu

in Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the tension between claims to universal translatability and practices of unruly or subversive appropriations by focusing on the changing character of a series of translations of ... More


Imaginary Communities: Fantasy and Failure in Nationalist Identification

Kevin Carrico

in Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295490
eISBN:
9780520967687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295490.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“Imaginary Communities” examines the concept of the nation within Han Clothing Movement discourses to develop a new theory of nationalism. The analyses are based in the question: if nations are ... More


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