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Primitive selves : Koreana in the Japanese colonial gaze, 1910-1945

Author: E Taylor Atkins
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2010.
Series: Colonialisms, 5; Colonialisms, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the complex history of Japanese colonial and postcolonial interactions with Korea, particularly in matters of cultural policy. This book focuses on past and present Japanese fascination with  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Taylor Atkins
ISBN: 9780520266735 0520266730 9780520266742 0520266749
OCLC Number: 807245770
Description: xv, 262 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A long engagement --
Ethnography as self-reflection : Japanese anthropology in colonial Korea --
Curating Koreana : the management of culture in colonial Korea --
The first K-wave : Koreaphilia in imperial Japanese popular culture --
Epilogue: Postcolonial valorizations.
Series Title: Colonialisms, 5; Colonialisms, 5.
Responsibility: E. Taylor Atkins.


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