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Fabricating Consumers: The Sewing Machine in Modern Japan

Andrew Gordon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267855
eISBN:
9780520950313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267855.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since its early days of mass production in the 1850s, the sewing machine has been intricately connected with the global development of capitalism. This book traces the machine's remarkable journey ... More


Japanese Modern within Modernity

Miriam Silverberg

in Erotic Grotesque Nonsense: The Mass Culture of Japanese Modern Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222731
eISBN:
9780520924628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222731.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the placing of the consumer-subject within mass culture; erotic grotesque nonsense as montage; Japanese modern culture as politics; and the documentary impulse. It places the ... More


From Taming Savages to Going Native: Self and Other on the Taiwan Aboriginal Frontier

Jeff Mielke

in Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the history of Japan's brutal military conquest of the Taiwanese aborigines and examines the legal rationales that colonial officials offered to justify this conquest. As ... More


Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology

Julia Adeney Thomas

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228542
eISBN:
9780520926844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228542.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book turns the concept of nature into a powerful analytical lens through which to view Japanese modernity. The author shows that nature necessarily functions as a political concept and that ... More


Imaging Modern Girls in the Japanese Woman’s Film

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how the trope of the moga, or modern girl, is depicted in the Japanese woman’s film. It considers how latent Japanese anxieties over modernization are made visible through ... More


Introduction

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines Japanese cinema during the 1920s and 1930s, and more specifically how Japanese modernity took shape in the film culture of the period. It considers film genres that highlight ... More


Conclusion

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter reviews how the book has explored the ways in which Japanese cinema expressed a distinct vision of modernity by focusing on five aspects of the Japanese cinema in the 1920s ... More


The Creation of Modern Space

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the cinema’s ability to articulate the spatial disruptions of modernity. It considers how urban space became Japanese cinema’s crucial iconography, one that expressed the ... More


Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a study of Japanese cinema in the 1920s and 1930s, a period in which the country’s film industry was at its most prolific and a time when cinema played a singular role in shaping ... More


Social Theory and Later Modernities

in Social Theory and Later Modernities: The Turkish Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238881
eISBN:
9781846314094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238881.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter traces modernity as a product of the Western experience of modernity and the effects of Western views on modernity. Due to the Western influence on the concept of modernity, different ... More


The Japanese Modern in Film Style

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between modern mass culture and nationalism through an analysis of the cinema’s reflexivity toward the moviegoing experience itself. In this context, the ... More


Embodying the Modern

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the filmic image of the idealized, athletic Japanese body, which presents a tangible confirmation of Japan as a modern nation—that is, the body quite literally represents a ... More


Epilogue

Jennifer Robertson

in Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws together the threads of the basic argument informing the book, focusing on the androgynous ambivalence of Japanese modernity. In 1969, the Japanese playwright Kara Jūrō shocked ... More


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