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Russia as an anti-liberal European civilisation

Marlene Laruelle

in The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores a major ambiguity in Russia’s state discourse about national identity since Putin’s return to power: that of being increasingly anti-Western while at the same time insisting on ... More


A vital past: Engaging nostalgia

Ali Mozaffari and Nigel Westbrook

in Development, Architecture, and the Formation of Heritage in Late Twentieth-Century Iran: A Vital Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526150158
eISBN:
9781526158376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526150165.00008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses nostalgia as the theoretical concept central to understanding the cultural transformations of this period. It teases out the meaning and nuances of the concept by referring to ... More


Arresting Change: Okamoto Kidō’s Stories of Nostalgic Remembrance

Mark Silver

in Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature, 1868-1937

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831882
eISBN:
9780824869397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831882.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Okamoto Kidō's detective fiction. Kidō was a Kabuki playwright who saw the detective story as essentially Western and modern but put it to ends that were thoroughly nativistic ... More


Competing Empires in Transnational Asia

Michael Baskett

in The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Japan's struggle to create and define its empire as a unique entity vis-à-vis the West. It first considers how Japan clashed with Hollywood for market domination and the “hearts ... More


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