March 2013 issue of "Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review" now online.
New online content:
Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review
March 2013 e-journal TOC
"Moralized Hygiene and Nationalized Body: Anti-Cigarette Campaigns in China on the Eve of the 1911 Revolution”
"Treaty-Port English in Nineteenth-Century Shanghai: Speakers, Voices, and Images"
"Representing and Coping with Early Twentieth-Century Chongqing: ‘Guide Songs’ as Maps, Memory Cells, and Means of Creating Cultural Imagery"
"Fighting Brick with Brick: Chikazumi Jōkan and Buddhism's Response to Christian Space in Imperial Japan"
"'We’re Never Off-Duty': Empire and the Economics of Race and Gender in the U.S Military Camptowns of Korea"
Sue-Je L. Gage
Review Essays, Notes & Bibliographies
“Knowing Society, Cultivating Citizens, and Making the State in Post-Imperial China”
Janet Y. Chen, Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900–1953 (Princeton, 2012)
Tong Lam, A Passion for Facts: Social Surveys and the Construction of the Chinese Nation-State, 1900–1949 (UC Press, 2011)
"Mortuary Practices, Buddhism, and Family Relations in Japanese Society"
Satsuki Kawano, Nature's Embrace: Japan's Aging Urbanites and New Death Rites (Hawaii, 2010)
Mark Rowe, Bonds of the Dead: Temples, Burial, and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism (Chicago, 2011)
"Hiroshima Children's Drawings"
Curator’s statement: Judith Bauer
"Pictures for Our 'Honorable American Friends'" by Samuel Hideo Yamashita
Readings from Asia
Ryōju Sakurai. 辛亥革命と日本政治の変動 [China’s Xinhai revolution and political fluctuations in Japan] (synopsis by the author).
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