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dc.contributor.author Bronson, Adam
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-07T17:32:38Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-07T17:32:38Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Bronson, Adam. 2008. "Japanese Folklore Studies and History: Pre-War and Post-War Inflections" Folklore Forum 38(1): 8-35 en
dc.identifier.issn 0015-5926
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/3238
dc.description.abstract By exploring the relationship of Yanagita Kunio and folklore studies (minzokugaku) in reverse chronology, I argue that latent political and disciplinary concerns undergird minzokugaku’s reputation as a marginalized social science distinct from anthropology and history. The intellectual boundaries among these disciplines were founded on Yanagita’s rejection of anthropology’s Euro-centric comparative framework and history’s concern for elites. Yanagita’s double-rejection partially explains minzokugaku’s marginality within the academy and its appropriation by activists and intellectuals in the post-war era. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Department of Folklore nad Ethnomusicology, Indiana University en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 38 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 1 en
dc.subject Yanagita Kunio en
dc.subject Eurocentrism en
dc.subject Seki Keigo en
dc.subject Ethnology en
dc.subject Minzoku en
dc.subject Minzokugaku en
dc.subject Disciplinary History en
dc.subject East Asia en
dc.title Japanese Folklore Studies and History: Pre-War and Post-War Inflections en
dc.type Article en


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