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Introduction

Charles Issawi

in Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195118131
eISBN:
9780199854554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118131.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The book is concerned with the way how some of the major cultures of the world have perceived and interacted with each other in the course of the last 2,000 years. The author has been interested in ... More


Dual Expats’ Global Work Orientation: “Been there, done that, know that!”

Tsedal Neeley

in The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196121
eISBN:
9781400888641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196121.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter is about the linguistic-cultural expats. These refer to a third group of employees who worked at Rakuten's subsidiary offices in Asia, Europe, and South America. Like the Japanese ... More


World Journey of My Heart and Homestay in the World: Travel Programming and Contemporary Japanese Culture

Mark Meli

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on two specific shows: Sekai wa ga kokoro no tabi/World Journey of My Heart and Sekai ururun taizaiki/Homestay in the World. This raises the issue of generic mutation within ... More


Introduction: China and Globalization

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The opening of China with foreign investment, trade, and culture in 1979 produced dismay among Chinese leaders and citizens. Many Chinese citizens and leaders expressed concern about a return to ... More


Ibn Khaldun on Ancient History: A Study in Sources

Charles Issawi

in Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195118131
eISBN:
9780199854554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118131.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter discusses how Ibn Khaldun, Arab historian and sociologist, looked at foreign culture. His profound historical and sociological observations were based on his reading of Arab-Muslim ... More


A Peek Through Ragged Tent Flaps and Heaven's Door: Concerts That Rupture and Bond

Keila Diehl

in Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on public music concerts in Dharamsala. It explains that by juxtaposing Hindi, English, Nepali and Tibetan songs, these concerts profoundly revealing cultural performances in ... More


The Theater of Influence: Reimagining Indian Film Exhibition

Nitin Govil

in Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the rise of the multiplex theater in India over the past fifteen years and how it transformed the economies of scale in film production and distribution in the country. In ... More


Shelley and the Near East

Charles Issawi

in Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195118131
eISBN:
9780199854554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118131.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter discusses how Shelley, a marvelous lyric poet, writer of famous poems like “Prometheus” and “Ode to the West Wind” looked at foreign culture. He was also a knowledgeable scientist and an ... More


Constructing Japanese Identity: Senkyō ibun

Wilburn Hansen

in When Tengu Talk: Hirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832094
eISBN:
9780824869304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832094.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter locates Hirata Atsutane in the milieu of 1820s Edo Japan, assessing his stance and attitude toward three powerful “enemy” discourses. These discourses originate from within Japan, but ... More


Anthropologists and Other Frauds

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the metaphor of ‘anthropological fraudulence’ stemming from a body of literature found in formerly colonized countries that bear the recent imprint, or scars, of Western ... More


Epilogue: In retrospect

in Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235835.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book has explored the link between Johan Hjerpe and Enlightenment, in part because Enlightenment played a very prominent role in the social debate during the reign of Gustavus III as king of ... More


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