Subject: Area studies

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Unofficial poetry journals from China

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Leiden University Libraries has made a large number of unofficial poetry journals from China accessible online in this collection with  thousands of pages from an internationally unique collection of unofficial Chinese poetry for teaching, research, and the general public, including literary criticism and polemics. Presentation “Unofficial or “underground” poetry publications—especially journals, but also one-off multiple-author […]

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China Academic Journals (CAJ) & Century Journals Project (CJP)

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China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CAJ) & Century Journals Project (CJP) together provide access to full-text and full-image inter-disciplinary Chinese journals from 1915 to present. The content available to NNC members is from 5 sections: * Literature/history/philosophy, * Politics/military affairs/law, * Education & social sciences * Electronic Technology & Information Science * Economics & Management In […]

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Southeast Asian Newspapers

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East View has announced OA access to a Southeast Asian Newspapers collection covering 125 titles from within the period 1839-1976. All the 125 titles with location, language and available years can be found here “The Southeast Asian Newspapers collection chronicles the changes that took place throughout the region during this period, and the challenges of early […]

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Nation, City, Arena: Sports Events, Nation Building and City Politics in Indonesia

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by Friederike Trotier  In 1962, Indonesia celebrated its national rebirth, modernity and international arrival by hosting the 4th Asian Games in Jakarta. Since then, Indonesia has hosted several other major multi-sport events as well as numerous tournaments in a single sport. But the return to Jakarta in 2018 of the 18th Asian Games was significant: […]

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Living Kinship, Fearing Spirits: Sociality among the Khmu of Northern Laos

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by Rosalie Stolz  How can we conceive of kinship and sociality in the rapidly transforming uplands of mainland Southeast Asia? How to bridge the divide between classical ethnography and modern approaches to kinship studies? Using her rich findings from extensive fieldwork among the Khmu of northern Laos, the author offers a fresh perspective on kinship […]

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Constructing Empire: The Japanese in Changchun, 1905–45

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by Bill Sewell  Diplomats and soldiers carve out empires, but civilians play crucial roles in building them. This was also true of Japanese Manchuria. Constructing Empire shows how Japanese urban planners, architects, and other civilians contributed to constructing a modern colonial enclave in northeast China, their visions shifting over time. Japanese imperialism in Manchuria before […]

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Deities and Divas: Queer Ritual Specialists in Myanmar, Thailand and Beyond

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Edited by Peter A. Jackson & Benjamin Baumann  In central Thailand, a flamboyantly turbaned gay medium for the Hindu god of the underworld posts Facebook selfies of himself hugging and kissing a young man. In Myanmar’s largest city Yangon, a one-time member of a gay NGO dons an elaborate wedding dress to be ritually married […]

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The Wa of Myanmar and China’s Quest for Global Dominance

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by Bertil Lintner  Shan State in the north-eastern corner of Myanmar has long been plagued by conflict in various forms – political insurrection, ethnic strife and drug wars. It is also part of the Golden Triangle, one of the main global centres of illicit drug production. The region is home to the Wa, a tribal […]

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States and Societies in Motion: Essays in Honour of Takashi Shiraishi

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edited by Khoo Boo Teik and Jafar Suryomenggolo   With contributions from leading scholars in their field, this collection of fourteen essays offers wide-ranging but incisive perspectives on East and Southeast Asian Studies. Apart from informing and enlightening the reader, the essays offer a tribute to Professor Takashi Shiraishi, the renowned Japanese scholar, for his many […]

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The Work of Gender: Service, Performance and Fantasy in Contemporary Japan

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Edited by Gitte Marianne Hansen and Fabio Gygi  Gender and sexuality in Japan has long been a field of academic study, with gender mainly being examined either as masculinities, femininities or as deviating sexualities. In recent years, however, widespread interest in manga, anime and cosplay among the world’s youth has aroused popular interest in the […]

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