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Pacific cosmopolitans

Michael R. Auslin

Pacific cosmopolitans

a cultural history of U.S.-Japan relations

by Michael R. Auslin

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

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    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael R. Auslin
    LC ClassificationsE183.8.J3 A927 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination315 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25016566M
    ISBN 100674045971
    ISBN 109780674045972
    LC Control Number2010051155

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Pacific Cosmopolitans tells the story of Japanese efforts to know and understand America and American efforts to know and understand Japan. Auslin covers the individuals—adventurers, scholars, collectors—and institutions that devoted themselves to mutual understanding through periods of excited discovery, catastrophic conflict, and finally common participation in a Cited by: 4.

Pacific Cosmopolitans book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Decades before Americans cheered on Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball /5(6). pacific cosmopolitans Book Description: Beginning with the first Japanese and Americans to make contact in the early s, Michael Auslin traces a unique cultural relationship.

About this book This new collection of essays explores questions of subjectification, selfhood and identity in the contemporary Asia Pacific, examining the way that migrant lives express the complex.

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And a century prior to the craze for anime and manga, American art collectors hoarded Japanese. In Pacific Cosmopolitans, Michael Auslin tells this absorbing history in full for the first time.

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In Michael Auslin’s Pacific Cosmopolitans: A Cultural History of U.S.-Japan Relations (Harvard University Press, ), the author, an Asia expert at the American Enterprise Institute, explores the history of cultural exchange between the United States and Japan, and how important that exchange has been, and continues to be, from a political perspective.

The book presents Qin and Yang as Chinese cosmopolitans, who wrote in China on Chinese subjects with a perspective informed by their sensitivity to the culture of Western Europe, particularly, as Judith Amory observes, that of the eighteenth-century novel. Pacific Cosmopolitans comprises six chapters covering significant stages of historical development seeking to confirm Auslin’s thesis of nonlinear development in the history of U.S.–Japan : Carrie Khou.

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