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  1. Preparatory Reading and Introduction 2 items
    Read the following in preparation for our Introductory Session on 2 October
  2. Week 2: Muscovite Travels I 3 items
    1. Russia as Europe's other - Iver B. Neumann 2008

      Article Essential

  3. Week 3: Muscovite Travels II 3 items
    1. Russia and the West in the eighteenth century: proceedings of the Second International Conference organized by the Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia and held at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, 17-22 July, 1981 - Anthony Cross, Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia. International Conference 1983

      Book Essential Please read the following article in this collection: Max J. Okenfuss, ‘The cultural transformation of Petr Tolstoi’ (pp. 228-37)

    2. Modernizing Muscovy: reform and social change in seventeenth-century Russia - Jarmo Kotilaine, Marshall Poe, ebrary, Inc 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Please read the following article in this collection: Paul Bushkovitch, ‘Peter and the seventeenth century’ (pp. 461-75)

    3. Modernizing Muscovy: reform and social change in seventeenth-century Russia - Jarmo Kotilaine, Marshall Poe, ebrary, Inc 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Please read the following article in this collection: Nancy Shields Kollmann, ‘Society, identity and modernity in seventeenth-century Russia’ (pp. 406-20)

  4. Week 4: European Colonialism and gendered 'others' (part I - Europe) 3 items
  5. Week 5: European Colonialism and gendered 'others' (part II - India) 0 items
  6. Week 6 Directed Studies Week 0 items
  7. Week 7: Exploration Through Travel Journals: Chronicles of the East I 2 items
    1. Travel writing - Alasdair Pettinger 2016- (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  8. Week 8: Exploration Through Travel Journals: Chronicles of the East II 2 items
    1. Imperial eyes: travel writing and transculturation - Mary Louise Pratt c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  9. Week 9: Facing Two Ways: Japan, Race and 'Othering' in the Twentieth Century I 7 items
    1. Race and Racism in Modern East Asia : Western and Eastern Constructions (Vol. I) - Rotem Kowner , and Walter Demel 2014

      Book Essential Read Chapter One: Kowner and Demel 'Modern East Asia and the Rise of Racial Thought' pp. 8-33. And/Or ONE of the following: Ch. 3, Demel 'How the "Mongoloid Race" came into being.' Ch. 4, Kowner, 'Between contempt and fear: Western racial constructions of East Asians since 1800.' Ch. 5, Otte, "A very great gulf": Late Victorian British Diplomacy and Race in East Asia.

    2. War without mercy: race and power in the Pacific war - John W. Dower 1993, c1986

      Book Recommended See the section 'the War in Western Eyes'.

    3. Simianization: apes, gender, class, and race - Wulf D. Hund, Charles W. Mills, Silvia Sebastiani 2015

      Book Recommended Read the Chapter by Townsend, 'The Yellow Monkey'

    4. Visual Materials 2 items
      1. MIT Visualizing Cultures

        Webpage Recommended See section on Yellow Promise/Yellow Peril

      2. Exhibition Japan and the West - intersection of images

        Webpage Recommended Use this resource to examine changing perceptions of the Japanese at the turn of the C20th.

    5. British Cartoon Archive 1 item
      Search the archive for cartoons on Japan (search 'monkey' or 'ape' by David Low and Leslie Illingworth
  10. Week 10: Facing Two Ways II 3 items
    1. Race and Racism in Modern East Asia : Western and Eastern Constructions (Vol. I) - Rotem Kowner , and Walter Demel 2014

      Book Alternative Read chapters from Part Two: An alternative to the essential reading above is: Ch. 16: Majima, 'Skin colour melancholy in Modern Japan: Male elites' racial experiences abroad, 1880s-1950s. Recommended chapters are: Ch. 17: Hoi-eun Kim, 'Anatomically speaking: The Kubo Incident and the Paradox of Race in Colonial Korea'. Ch 18: Tamanoi, ' Who classified whom, and for what purpose? The "Japanese" in Northeast China in the Age of Empire'. Ch. 19: Zachman, ' Race and International Law in Japan's New Order in East Asia, 1938-1945.

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