Japan And China

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The study of modern China and Japan have separately become major arenas of scholarship over the past three decades in the west, but little work has been done that brings these two histories together for the period prior to the twentieth century. This work does just that. Many of these texts were built on fanciful embellishments of stories that migrated from one land to the other, but the unique qualities of the Sino-Japanese cultural bond seem ...

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Japan and China: Mutual Representations in the Modern Era

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Overview

The study of modern China and Japan have separately become major arenas of scholarship over the past three decades in the west, but little work has been done that brings these two histories together for the period prior to the twentieth century. This work does just that. Many of these texts were built on fanciful embellishments of stories that migrated from one land to the other, but the unique qualities of the Sino-Japanese cultural bond seem to have conditioned the interaction.

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Fogel's translation is quite reliable and readable, and he improves significantly on Masuda's original...this is a book that every scholarly collection, research library, and reference room should include. Jourbanal of Asian Studies

...Joshua A. Fogel has accomplished a major feat in bringing these essays into English...
-American Historical Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312228408
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 7/1/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Masuda Wataru (1903-1977) taught at Osaka Municipal University and Kansai University.

Joshua Fogel is with the Department of History at the University of California.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Masuda Wataru and the Study of Modern China
• The Wanguo gongfa and Medical Texts
• Scientific Texts
• The Zhihuan qimeng and Related Texts
• Geography Texts
• The Haiguo tuzhi and Shengwu ji by Wei Yuan
• Yoshida Shôin and Wei Yuan
• The Opium War and the "Daoguang yangsao zhenghu ji"
• The Ahen fûsetsugaki
• The Influence of the Opium War on Japan
• The Ihi hankyô roku and the Ahen shimatsu
• On Saitô Chikudô's Ban shi and Other Writings
• Satô Nobuhiro's Kairiku senbô roku and Son-Ka zateki ron
• Strange Tales of the Opium War
Kaigai shinwa by Mineta Fûkô and Other Works
• On the Shin Ei senki, the Japanese Edition of the Sheng wu ji, and Nagai Kafû's Shitaya sôwa
• TheUnnan shinwa and the Novelizations of the Taiping Rebellion
• The Small Sword Society and the Novel Man-Shin kiji
• The Man-Shin kiji and the Etsuhi tairyaka
• The Gaihô taiheiki and the Shinsetsu Min-Shin kassen ki
• Oshio Heihachirô and legends from the Taiping Rebellion
• Various and Sundry Images of Hong Xiuquan
Dunbi suiwen lu and Various Other Writings about the Taiping Rebellion
• The Kan'ei shôsetsu and the Riben qishi ji
• Details Concerning the Riben qishi ji
• Satsuma, Japanese Pirates, and Ming China
• Satsuma, Ming China, and the Invasion of Korea
• Zheng Chenggong and Guozingye (Kokusen'ya, Koxinga)
• The Min-Shin tô ki

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