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Sovereignty and Authenticity: Manchukuo and the East Asian Modern

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In this powerful and provocative book, Prasenjit Duara uses the intriguing case of Manchukuo_the Japanese puppet state in northeast China from 1932-1945_to explore how such antinomies as imperialism and nationalism, modernity and tradition, and governmentality and exploitation interacted in the post-World War I period. He argues that Manchukuo, as a transparently constructed 'nation-state, ' offers a unique historical laboratory for examining the utilization and transformation of circulating global forces mediated by the ...

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Sovereignty and Authenticity: Manchukuo and the East Asian Modern
2004, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742530911

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Sovereignty and Authenticity: Manchukuo and the East Asian Modern
2003, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742525771

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