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Civilization and Monsters

Spirits of Modernity in Meiji Japan (Asia-Pacific)

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  • 188 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Folklore,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Political,
  • History - General History,
  • Japanese literature,
  • General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Anthropology/Ethnography,
  • Asian Studies,
  • History, Asian,
  • Meiji period, 1868-1912,
  • 1868-1912,
  • Civilization,
  • Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9845603M
    ISBN 100822324180
    ISBN 109780822324188

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In Civilization and Monsters Gerald Figal asserts that discourse on the fantastic was at the heart of the historical configuration of Japanese modernity—that the representation of the magical and mysterious played an integral part in the production of modernity beginning in Meiji Japan (–).

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