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Author Dawley, Evan N., author
Title Becoming Taiwanese : ethnogenesis in a colonial city, 1880s to 1950s / Evan N. Dawley
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London : Harvard University Asia Center, 2019
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  951.249 D322 2019    AVAILABLE  -  30500101555731
 人文社會聯圖  DS799.9.K44 D39 2019    AVAILABLE    30610020597118
 Modern History Library  951.249 D271    AVAILABLE    30550100662343
 RCHSS Library  DS799.9.K44 D39 2019    AVAILABLE    30560400661465
Descript xxii, 413 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 420
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 420
Note "Examines the first era of Taiwanese identity construction, the first half of the twentieth century, in a place that served as a crucible for new identities, the northern port city of Jilong (Keelung). Part colonial urban social history, part exploration of the relationship between modern ethnicity and nationalism, offering important new answers to questions of ethnic identity formation"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-390) and index
Building and populating a vanguard city -- "Love of city and love of self": constructing identities in the crucible of Jilong -- "Civilization enters here": local elites, social organizations, and the reterritorialization of Jilong -- Sacred spaces: religions and the construction of identities -- Realms of welfare: social work and border defense -- Defining new boundaries in the reconstruction of Jilong, 1945-47 -- Ethnicity, nationalism, and the recreation of Jilong, 1945-55 -- Epilogue: History, memory, and the uses and utility of Taiwanese ethnicity
Subject Ethnicity -- Taiwan -- Keelung City -- History -- 19th century
Ethnicity -- Taiwan -- Keelung City -- History -- 20th century
Nationalism -- Taiwan -- History
Keelung City (Taiwan) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Keelung City (Taiwan) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Japan -- Colonies -- Asia
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