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An Encouragement of Learning

Yukichi Fukuzawa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167147
eISBN:
9780231536615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167147.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The intellectual and social theorist Yukichi Fukuzawa wrote An Encouragement of Learning (1872–1876) as a series of pamphlets while completing his critical masterpiece, An Outline of a Theory of ... More


. Gender Equality, a New Moral Order

HYAEWEOL CHOI

in Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The turn of the twentieth century marked a critical point, at which gender equality was spoken of as a new moral principle. This principle undoubtedly served as a platform for women to unprecedented ... More


Tensions within the May Fourth Movement

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that Beijing University was characterized by an uneasy, halting embrace of “the new,” and uncertainty as to what, exactly, the consequences were for intellectuals who claimed to ... More


Korean Korenizatsiia and Its Socialist Construction

Jon K. Chang

in Burnt by the Sun: The Koreans of the Russian Far East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856786
eISBN:
9780824872205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856786.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

There were five main components to the construction of each Soviet nationality during korenizatsiia (indigenization). These were: representation (through Soviet cadres), economic life, citizenship, ... More


Theory and Dissent

Guobin Yang

in The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231149648
eISBN:
9780231520485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149648.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Just as factional violence was the result of practical revolutionary action, so dissent was ironically the outcome of theoretical revolutionary action.


The Political Perils in 1957: Struggles over “Women’s Liberation”

Wang Zheng

in Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1964

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292284
eISBN:
9780520965867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292284.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The work report of the ACWF at the third National Women’s Congress presented a conservative theme of “two diligences” for women-work, an obvious reversion from its previous commitment to equality ... More


Two

Fukuzawa Yukichi and Nishikawa Shunsaku

in An Encouragement of Learning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167147
eISBN:
9780231536615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167147.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents the English translation of Section 2 of Fukuzawa Yukichi’s text Gakumon no susume (An Encouragement of Learning). Here Fukuzawa further develops the notion introduced in Section ... More


Three

Fukuzawa Yukichi and Nishikawa Shunsaku

in An Encouragement of Learning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167147
eISBN:
9780231536615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167147.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents the English translation of Section 3 of Fukuzawa Yukichi’s text Gakumon no susume (An Encouragement of Learning). Here he broadens the meaning of equality to discuss the ... More


Setting the Tone and Format: The Six Companies as Spokesman, 1870–1878

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of the Chinese Six Companies as spokesman for all the Chinese in the United States during the period 1870–1878. As a federation of huiguan, the Six Companies had an ... More


Epilogue: Lessons from the Legacy

Setsu Shigematsu

in Scream from the Shadows: The Women's Liberation Movement in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667581
eISBN:
9781452946931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667581.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter outlines significant transformations and lessons from Ūman ribu’s legacy, as points of reflection for the future. It suggests the need for a new feminist analytics and ethics of violence ... More


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