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Harvard East Asian Monographs 139

Nakae Ushikichi in China

The Mourning of Spirit

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674598423

Publication Date: 11/20/1989


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  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Nakae Ushikichi’s Early Life
    • 1. The Years in Japan
      • Nakae Chōmin and Meiji Intellectual Life
      • China and Japan for Nakae Chōmin
      • Chōmin’s Last Years and Nakae Ushikichi
      • Ushikichi’s Youth in Late Meiji Tokyo
    • 2. A Life Transformed: The 1910s
      • First Trip to China and the Japanese Community in Peking
      • Nakae Becomes a Scholar: The Influence of Georg Jellinek
      • The May Fourth Incident: Another Awakening
      • The New Nakae Ushikichi
      • Suzue Gen’ichi: A Life Dedicated to the Chinese Revolution
  • Part II: Penetrating the World of Ancient China
    • 3. Politics and Thought
      • In Search of a Method
      • State and Society in Ancient China
      • Religion and Power in Ancient China
      • Political Thought
      • Nakae and His Sources (I)
      • “Shōsho Gairon”: A Correlative Study of the Shang-shu
    • 4. A Critique of Classicism
      • A Methodology for Approaching the Shang-shu
      • Wider Application of Nakae’s Methodology in the Shang-shu
      • Nakae’s Approach to the Kung-yang Textual Tradition
      • Nakae and His Sources (II)
    • 5. The Nature of the Chinese Polity
      • Did China Ever Have Feudalism?
      • The Nature of “Asiatic” Society
      • The Theory of “Asiatic” Society: Nakae’s Contributions and Influence
  • Part III: Nakae’s Mature Thought and Vision
    • 6. Integrating the Past and the Present
    • 7. The Expatriate Vision
      • Nakae as Expatriate
      • Whither Japan?
      • War and Degradation
      • Napoleon and History
      • Nakae and Imada Shintaro
    • 8. The Importance of German Idealism
      • Kant
      • Hegel
      • Marx
      • Nakae Ushikichi’s Philosophy of Life
    • 9. The Many Faces of Nakae Ushikichi
  • Appendix: The War Diary of Nakae Ushikichi (1939–1942)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

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