Commentaries on Alexander Woodside’s "Lost Modernities: China, Vietnam, Korea, and the Hazards of World History," in Conversation with the Author.
The China in Asia Workshop Series is a four-year collaborative project between the UCLA Asia Institute and the
Title VI grants from the U.S. Department of Education to the UCLA/USC Joint East Asian Studies Center (JEASC), and to the University of Washington East Asia Center help to support this workshop series.
This brief book based on four Reischauer Lectures delivered at
During the morning session, specialists from the three countries considered in the book will offer perspectives on the features of bureaucratic and state development in local and historical context. During the afternoon session, scholars will offer additional theoretical insights from the broader Asian and world historical contexts. There will be ample time for discussion during the sessions, with responses by Professor Woodside. By viewing his contribution from both regional and more global perspectives we are challenged to consider how his arguments and evidence can affect the kinds of research that specialists pursue and the ways in which we teach the histories of
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Lost Modernities: Perspectives from
Opening Remarks – R.
Introductory Presentation – Alexander Woodside, History,
Lunch 10367 Bunche Hall
Perspectives from World History
Japan – Luke Roberts, History, UC
India – Sanjay Subrahmanyam, History, UCLA
Comparative Social History – Daniel Chirot,
Response from Alexander Woodside
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Published: Friday, April 13, 2007
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