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Reconfiguring modernity : concepts of nature in Japanese political ideology

Author: Julia Adeney Thomas
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: Twentieth-century Japan, 12.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows that nature necessarily functions as a political concept and that changing ideas of nature's political authority were central during Japan's transformation from a semifeudal world to an  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Adeney Thomas
ISBN: 0520228545 9780520228542
OCLC Number: 47916285
Description: xv, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Trouble with Nature --
Objections --
Justifications --
Outline of Nature's Political History in Japan --
The Topographical Imagination of Tokugawa Politics --
Mental Maps --
China as Imperial Center --
Japan's Imperial Center --
Rural Centers --
Centers of Learning --
Divorce Proceedings: Space versus Time --
Early Meiji's Contentious Natures --
Natural Forms of Contention: Laws and Bodies --
The Historiography of Meiji Ideologies --
Nature's Indeterminate Determinism --
Kato Hiroyuki: Turning Nature into Time --
Kato Hiroyuki and Tenko --
Shinsei tai'i and Kokutai shinron --
Jinken shinsetsu --
The Reaction to Jinken shinsetsu --
Baba Tatsui: Natural Laws and Willful Natures --
The Equilibrium of Forces in Nature and History --
The Death Wishes of Baba Tatsui and Herbert Spencer --
Tenpu jinkenron: The Reply to Kato --
Catalyzing Nature: The Role of Will in Baba's Social Evolution --
Ueki Emori: Singing the Body Electric --
The Basic Body of Tenpu jinkenben --
The Political Problems of Ueki's Bodies --
A Dance of Loneliness --
The Acculturation of Japanese Nature --
Social Evolution's Victory --
Social Evolution's Defeat: The Political Inadequacy of a Progressive Cosmopolis --
Nature as Japanese Culture: Bringing the Outside In --
The Last Vestiges of Social Darwinism --
Ultranational Nature: Dead Time and Dead Space --
Shinto's National Nature --
Economizing Nature --
Educating the National Family --
World-Historical Nature --
Conclusion: Natural Freedom.
Series Title: Twentieth-century Japan, 12.
Responsibility: Julia Adeney Thomas.
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