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Looking through Taiwan [electronic resource] : American anthropologists' collusion with ethnic domination / Keelung Hong & Stephen O. Murray.

By: Hong, Keelung, 1943-.
Contributor(s): Murray, Stephen O.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Critical studies in the history of anthropology: Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (1 v.).ISBN: 080325136X (electronic bk.); 9780803251366 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ethnology -- Taiwan -- History | Ethnology -- Fieldwork -- Taiwan | Ethnologists -- United States -- Attitudes | Ethnologists -- Taiwan -- Attitudes | Taiwan -- Foreign public opinion | Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Looking through Taiwan.DDC classification: 306 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Experiences of being a "native" observing anthropology -- A brief overview of American anthropologists' investigation of "others" before 1955 -- A brief overview of the history of governing Taiwan -- A case study of pseudo-objectivity : the Hoover Institution analysis of 1947 resistance and repression -- Some American witnesses to the KMT's 1947 reign of terror on Taiwan -- Studies of KMT-imposed land reform -- American anthropologists looking through Taiwan to see "traditional" China, 1950-1990 -- A Taiwanese woman who became a spirit medium : native and alien models of how Taiwanese identify spirit possession -- The non-obliteration of Taiwanese women's names -- The aftermath : fleeing democratization -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Experiences of being a "native" observing anthropology -- A brief overview of American anthropologists' investigation of "others" before 1955 -- A brief overview of the history of governing Taiwan -- A case study of pseudo-objectivity : the Hoover Institution analysis of 1947 resistance and repression -- Some American witnesses to the KMT's 1947 reign of terror on Taiwan -- Studies of KMT-imposed land reform -- American anthropologists looking through Taiwan to see "traditional" China, 1950-1990 -- A Taiwanese woman who became a spirit medium : native and alien models of how Taiwanese identify spirit possession -- The non-obliteration of Taiwanese women's names -- The aftermath : fleeing democratization -- Conclusion.

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