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Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities

Christopher Reed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175753
eISBN:
9780231542760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175753.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Challenging clichés of Japanism as a feminine taste, Bachelor Japanists argues that Japanese aesthetics were central to contests over the meanings of masculinity in the West. Christopher Reed draws ... More


Japan in the 1950s: Symbolic Victims

Annmaria M. Shimabuku

in Alegal: Biopolitics and the Unintelligibility of Okinawan Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282661
eISBN:
9780823285938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282661.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 1 presents a genealogy of sexual labor in Japan from licensed prostitution and the so-called “comfort woman” system of sexual slavery in the imperial period, through the state-organized ... More


The Clash of Fascisms, 1931–1937

Reto Hofmann

in The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453410
eISBN:
9780801456367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453410.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the clash of fascisms in Japan between 1931 and 1937 due to a struggle for control over the many meanings the term “fascism” had assumed. Antifascist forces expanded the ... More


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