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dc.contributor.authorWorkman, Travis
dc.date.issued2016
dc.date.submitted2016-02-12 00:00:00
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T14:20:55Z
dc.identifier602284
dc.identifierOCN: 932330186
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/32856
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/38717
dc.description.abstract"Imperial Genus begins with the turn to world culture and ideas of the generally human in Japan’s cultural policy in Korea in 1919. How were concepts of the human’s genus‑being operative in the discourses of the Japanese empire? How did they inform the imagination and representation of modernity in colonial Korea? Travis Workman delves into these questions through texts in philosophy, literature, and social science. Imperial Genus focuses on how notions of human generality mediated uncertainty between the transcendental and the empirical, the universal and the particular, and empire and colony. It shows how cosmopolitan cultural principles, the proletarian arts, and Pan‑Asian imperial nationalism converged with practices of colonial governmentality. It is a genealogy of the various articulations of the human’s genus‑being within modern humanist thinking in East Asia, as well as an exploration of the limits of the human as both concept and historical figure."
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAsia Pacific Modern
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJF Asian history
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HP Philosophy
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general
dc.subject.otherkorean history
dc.subject.otherjapanese occupation
dc.subject.otherkorean literature
dc.subject.othercolonial korea
dc.subject.otherimperial japan
dc.subject.otheressentialism
dc.subject.otherAnthropology
dc.subject.otherEmpire of Japan
dc.subject.otherMulticulturalism
dc.subject.otherProletariat
dc.titleImperial Genus: The Formation and Limits of the Human in Modern Korea and Japan
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.1525/luminos.9
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy19856893-4bf2-4e3e-9137-c7692d64e4c1
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameUniversity of California Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitewww.ucpress.edu
oapen.relation.isbn9780520964198
oapen.pages322
oapen.place.publicationOakland, California


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