The Resource What is modernity?: : writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi, (ebook)

What is modernity?: : writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi, (ebook)

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What is modernity?: : writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi
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What is modernity?:
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writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi
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eng
Summary
Regarded as one of the foremost thinkers in postwar Japan, Takeuchi Yoshimi (1910-1977) questioned traditional Japanese thought and radically reconfigured an understanding of the subject's relationship to the world. His works were also central in drawing Japanese attention to the problems inherent in western colonialism and to the cultural importance of Asia, especially China. Takeuchi's writings synthesized philosophy, literature, and history, focusing not simply on Japan and the West but rather on the triangular relationship between Japan, the West, and China. This book, which represents the first appearance of Takeuchi's essays in English translation, explores Japanese modernity, literature, and nationalism as well as Chinese intellectual history. Takeuchi's research demonstrates how Asians attempted to make sense of European modernity without sacrificing their own cultural histories. An authentic method of modernity for Asia, Takeuchi concludes, needs to stress difference and plurality as opposed to the homogenizing force of westernization
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Midwest
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1910-1977
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Takeuchi, Yoshimi
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952.04
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Calichman, Richard
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Weatherhead books on Asia
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Japan
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adult
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What is modernity?: : writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231509138
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11862140
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remote
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11862140
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MWT11862140
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
What is modernity?: : writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231509138
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11862140
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11862140
System control number
MWT11862140
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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