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Bearers of Modernity: the West, Japan and its Peripheries

By CAROLI R.

Abstract

An analysis of how attempts by both Japan and its periphery to construct their own version of modernity were thwarted by dominant Euro-American conceptions of modernity and their assumption of universality

Topics: Japan, history, historiography, modernization, inflections of modernity, identity, global history, micro-histories, negotiable meta-narratives.
Publisher: Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:iris.unive.it:10278/36729
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