The Dignity of Nations : Equality, Competition, and Honor in East Asian Nationalism (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The Dignity of Nations : Equality, Competition, and Honor in East Asian Nationalism
Checking...

The Dignity of Nations : Equality, Competition, and Honor in East Asian Nationalism

Author: Yongxiang Qian; John Fitzgerald
Publisher: Hong Kong [China] : Hong Kong University Press, ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Contributors to this book argue that everyday struggles for dignity and equality in the states of East Asia provide much of the impetus driving East Asian nationalism. They examine China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, which occupy one of the most volatile regions in the world today.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yongxiang Qian; John Fitzgerald
ISBN: 9789882203709 9882203701
OCLC Number: 1125786842
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 257 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: 1. Introduction : the dignity of nations / John Fitzgerald --
2. Equality, hierarchy and identity in modern Japan : reflections on the nationalist ethics of Fukuzawa Yukichi / Naoki Sakai --
3. Indignity for the emperor, equality for the people : Taisho democracy and the transition from nationalism to ultra nationalism / Masachi Ohsawa --
4. Turning slaves into citizens : discourses of Guomin and the construction of Chinese national identity in the late Qing period / Sung-chiao Shen and Sechin Y.S. Chien --
5. Dignity of the nation, gender equality, or charity for all? : options for the first modern Chinese women doctors / Angela Ki Che Leung --
6. Nationalism, democracy and dignity in twentieth-century China / John Fitzgerald --
7. Between Heimat and nation : Japanese colonial education and the origins of "Taiwanese consciousness" / Wan-yao Chou --
8. Is Taiwan a nation? : on the current debate over Taiwanese national identity and national recognition / Yi-huah Jiang --
9. In God's image : the Christian, the individual, and the nation in colonial Korea / Kenneth M. Wells --
10. Economic nationalism and income distribution in late industrializing countries / Alice H. Amsden and Takashi Hikino.
Responsibility: edited by Sechin Y.S. Chien and John Fitzgerald.

Abstract:

Contributors to this book argue that everyday struggles for dignity and equality in the states of East Asia provide much of the impetus driving East Asian nationalism. They examine China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, which occupy one of the most volatile regions in the world today.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.