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Go nation : Chinese masculinities and the game of weiqi in China

Author: Marc L Moskowitz
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013
Series: Asia: Local studies/global themes, 28
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Go (Weiqi in Chinese) is one of the most popular games in East Asia, with a steadily increasing fan base around the world. Like chess, Go is a logic game but it is much older, with written records  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc L Moskowitz
ISBN: 9780520276314 0520276310 9780520276321 0520276329
OCLC Number: 900200420
Description: xxii, 184 s. : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Multiple metaphors and mystical imaginaries : a cultural history of Weiqi --
Nation, race, and man --
Becoming men : children's training in contemporary China --
A certain man : university students, amateurs, and professionals --
Retirement and constructions of masculinity among working-class Weiqi players --
Looking forward to a bygone age
Series Title: Asia: Local studies/global themes, 28
Responsibility: Marc L. Moskowitz

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"Moskowitz advances our understanding of the key roles that sports play in gendering societies in Asia ... this book is Invaluable." -- Yunxiang Gao Signs

 
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