Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History 9780824838270

Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan is a historical analysis of the discourses of nostalgia in late nineteenth- and early t

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Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction. Nationalism, Everyday Life, and the Myth of Eternal Return
Chapter 1 .Competing Masculinities in Meiji Japan
Chapter 2. The Mythos of Masculinization Narratives of Heroism and Historical Identity
Chapter 3. The Aestheticization of Everyday Life Inventing the Modern Memory of Edo
Chapter 4. The Lure of the Modern Imagining the Temporal Spaces of City and Countryside
Conclusion Oedipus in Chains Eternal Return and the Memory of the Epic Past
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History
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