Power and Dissent in Imperial japan: Three Forms of Political Engagement

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Hiromi Sasamoto-Collins 2013 This volume examines the careers and intellectual positions of three prominent Japanese “dissidents” in the later Imperial period – Minobe Tatsukichi, Sakai Toshihiko and Saitō Takao – as individual responses to the new forms of authority that

Performing the Nation: Cultural Politics in New Order Indonesia

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Jorgen Hellman 2011 In sharp contrast to today’s disorder was the apparent cohesion and stability of Indonesia during much of the New Order period (1965–98). While Suharto’s authoritarian rule was significant, the regime’s cultural policies also played their part. Ethnic,

Other Landscapes: Colonialism and the Predicament of Authority in Nineteenth-Century South India South India

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Deborah Sutton 2009 Due to India’s inhospitable climate and vastness of the native population, European settlement was never seriously considered apart from in selected upland areas with cooler climates and sparse native populations. One such area was the Nilgiri Hills

On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China

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Trine Brox & Ildikó Bellér-Hann (eds) 2014 Since 1949, Tibetans and Uyghurs generally have been perceived as the two most problematic members of the PRC’s great family of peoples and been the targets of ‘carrot and stick’ measures designed to