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Studying the Enemy Japan Hands in Republican China and Their Quest for National Identity, 1925-1945

By Christiane Reinhold Copyright 2001
    208 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Unlike the majority of contemporary scholarly works that examine Sino-Japanese relations between 1925 and 1945, this study de-emphasizes the story of conflict and war in favor of one that revolves around the way in which the Chinese intellectually encountered the "enemy", the Japanese.

    Introduction 1. A History of the Japan Discourse in China from its Beginnings to 1928 2. The Study of Japan in Republican China: An Overview 3. Explaining Japan -- And China? -- Through Japanese History 4. Mirroring the Other: The Study of National Character and Culture of the Japanese 5. Deconstructing Japanism to Construct and Chinese Identity 6. Language and Form in the Japan Studies: A Discursive Analysis Conclusion Glossary Bibliography Vita


    Christiane Reinhold