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Recentring Asia forces the reader to rethink the centre not as a single site towards which all is oriented, but as a zone of encounter, exchange and contestation.
Intro -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Transliteration -- Contributors -- List of Figures -- Introduction -- PART ONE PLACE AND HISTORY -- 'The Dark Passage': History, Piracy and the Melaka Strait -- In Interesting Times: Northeast Asia's Tipping-Point and its Implications for the Southern Hemisphere -- Indians in the South Pacific: Recentred Diasporas -- The Legend of Minamoto no Tametomo: Controversy and Connections Between Ryūkyūan/Okinawan and Japanese Histories -- PART TWO ENCOUNTER AND DISPLACEMENT -- Dislocated Location and Impersonal Autobiography: Yang Lian and the Object of Contemporary Chinese Poetry -- The City as a Contact Zone: Shanghai as a Crossroad between China and Japan -- From Diasporic Communities to 'Abandoned People' (Kimin) -- Hiding behind Ambiguity: Identifying an Ethnicity -- Supporting Foreigners in Japan: NGOs and Advocacy -- PART THREE REPRESENTATIONS AND IDENTITY -- Indecent Intimacies: Chinese Men as Sexual Predators in New Zealand Fiction, 1934 to 2006 -- The Trope of the Ghost and Cultural Hybridity in Kim Sok Pom's Mandogi Yurei Kitan (The Extraordinary Ghost Story of Mandogi), (1971) -- Wartime Tanka Poetry: Writing In Extremis -- Reaching Out with Chimugukuru: Positioning Okinawan Identity at the Fourth Worldwide Uchinānchu Festival and Beyond -- Musical Moves and Transnational Grooves: Education, Transplantation and Japanese Taiko Drumming at the International Pacific College, New Zealand -- Index.
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