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HIST6016PW 比較史特別專題:東亞近代史研究的理論與方法 (只適用於哲學碩士課程學生)

2021-2022年度 第二學期

時間星期一 2:30pm - 5:15pm

地點KHB 116

語言普通話

課程講師 潘淑華 ((852) 3943 1757 / swpoon@cuhk.edu.hk)

課程簡介

This course is conducted in the form of a small group seminar. It is designed for PhD and MPhil students who are interested in exploring the various theories and methods in the study of modern East Asian history.  The geographical focus of the course will be on China and Japan. Students will engage in presentations, group discussion, and original research.

課程大綱

Week 1: Introduction (Jan. 10)

Week 2: Political Leader Biographies (Jan. 17)

  • Taylor, Jay. The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern China (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009).
  • Herbert, P. Bix. Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (New York: Harper Perennial, 2016).

Week 3: Urban History (Jan. 24)

  • Esherick, Joseph W, eds. Remaking the Chinese City: Modernity and National Identity, 1900-1950 (University of Hawaii Press, 2000).
  • Fiévé, Nicolas and Paul Waley. Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective: Place, Power and Memory in Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo (Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, Curzon 2003).

Week 4: Labor History (Feb. 7)

  • Perry, Elizabeth J. Shanghai on Strike: The Politics of Chinese Labor (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993).
  • Gordon, Andrew. Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991).

Week 5: Labor and Gender (Feb. 14)

  • Honig, Emily. Sisters and Strangers: Women in the Shanghai Cotton Mills, 1919-1949 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1986).
  • Faison, Elyssa. Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007).

Week 6: Term Paper Progress Reports (Feb. 21)

Week 7: Gender and the Body (Feb. 28)

  • Finnane, Antonia. Changing Clothes in China: Fashion, History, Nation (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008).
  • Frost, Dennis. Seeing Stars: Sports Celebrity, Identity, and Body Culture in Modern Japan (Cambridge, M.A.: Harvard University Asia Center Press, 2010).

Week 8: Cultural History: War and Culture (Mar. 7)

  • Hung, Chang-tai. War and Popular Culture: Resistance in Modern China, 1937-1945 (Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1994).
  • Dower, John W. War without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War (New York: Pantheon Books, 1986).

Week 9: Material Culture: Food and Identities (Mar. 14)

  • Swislocki, Mark S. Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009).
  • Cwiertka, Katarzyna. Modern Japanese Cuisine: Food, Power and National Identity (London: Reaktion Books Ltd, 2006).

Week 10: Asian Modernities (Mar. 21)

  • Klein, T. “How Modern was Chinese Modernity? Exploring Tensions of a Contested Master Narrative.” International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity, 2.3 (2014), 275–301.
  • Harootunian, Harry. Overcome by Modernity: History, Culture, and Community in Interwar Japan (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000).

Week 11: History of Everyday Life (Mar. 28)

  • Brown, Jeremy and Mathew D. Johnson eds., Maoism at the Grassroots: Everyday Life in China’s Era of High Socialism (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015).
  • Garon, Sheldon. Molding Japanese Minds: The State in Everyday Life (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997).

Week 12: Term Paper Presentations (Apr. 4)

Week 13: Conclusion (Apr. 11)

課程評核及作業
  • Participation and Discussion: 20%
  • Presentation: 20%
  • Term Paper: 60% (first draft: 10% [due Mar. 7] , final product: 50% [due Apr. 30])
學術著作誠信

請注意大學有關學術著作誠信的政策和規則,及適用於犯規事例的紀律指引和程序。詳情可瀏覽網址:http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/

學生遞交作業時,必須連同已簽署的聲明一併提交,表示他們知道有關政策、規則、指引及程序。

  • 如屬小組習作,則所有組員均須簽署聲明;所有組員(不論有否簽署聲明及不論有否直接或間接撰寫有問題的內容)均須負上集體責任及受到懲處。
  • 如作業以電腦製作、內容以文字為主,並經由大學「維誠」系統 (VeriGuide) 提交者,學生將作業的電子檔案上載到系統後,便會獲得收據,收據上已列明有關聲明。

未有夾附簽署妥當的聲明的作業,老師將不予批閱。

學生只須提交作業的最終版本。

學生將作業或作業的一部份用於超過一個用途(例如:同時符合兩科的要求)而沒有作出聲明會被視為未有聲明重覆使用作業。學生重覆使用其著作的措辭或某一、二句句子很常見,並可以接受,惟重覆使用全部內容則構成問題。在任何情況下,須先獲得相關老師同意方可提交作業。

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