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Before the Shimin: The Dark Energy of the People

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Earlier or in the exact year of 1960, the conservative behavior of the shimin idea and civic activism started with anti-security treaty protest. In the past, the word shimin was not used by many ... More


Conclusion: The Shimin Idea and Civil Society

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The shimin idea has made possible the construction of an idea of civil society in Japan that is at once national and international. In defining civil society, Satō Yoshiyuki, speaks of a civic public ... More


The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts

Meir Shahar

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831103
eISBN:
9780824868758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831103.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book charts the history of the Shaolin Temple and the evolution of its world-renowned martial arts. It considers the economic, political, and religious factors that led Shaolin monks to ... More


Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Simon Andrew Avenell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an expansive history of the activists, intellectuals, and movements that played a crucial role in shaping civil society and civic thought throughout the broad sweep of Japan's postwar ... More


Introduction

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a history of the activists, intellectuals, politicians, bureaucrats, and advocates who invoked and deployed the shimin idea and the civic movements and public programs in which it found ... More


Mass Society, Anpo, and the Birth of the Shimin

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Anpo struggle was a breakthrough for civic activism in postwar Japan. That was the moment when the intellectuals of the movement drew together the many strands of thought and activism from the ... More


Ming-Qing Paintings Inscribed with Du Fu’s Poetic Lines

Ronald Egan

in Reading Du Fu: Nine Views

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528448
eISBN:
9789882209916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528448.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Ming-Qing painters who engaged in the increasingly widespread practice of inscribing lines from Tang and Song poems on their paintings were especially drawn to Du Fu. It was not only Du Fu’s fame but ... More


Ainu: From a Dying Race to an Indigenous People

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter starts with an examination of the long history of Ainu’s subjugation to mainland Japanese and their quiet acquiescence until the 1970s, when the Hokkaido Utari Association began to ... More


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