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Author Hong, Keelung, 1943-

Title Looking through Taiwan : American anthropologists' collusion with ethnic domination / Keelung Hong and Stephen O. Murray.

Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306 HONG    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 161 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Other author Murray, Stephen O.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780803224353 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803224354 (cloth : alk. paper)