Reflections on Asia

A cura di: Alessandra Cristina Lavagnino, Corrado Molteni, Francesco Montessoro

Reflections on Asia

Essays in honour of Enrica Collotti Pischel

Printed Edition


Pages: 224

ISBN: 9788846445407

Edition: 1a edizione 2003

Publisher code: 2000.1024

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This volume is a collection of essays on Asian cultural, economic, legal, historical, political and social dimensions written by leading Italian and foreign scholars in honour of one of the most outstanding historian of Asia, Professor Enrica Collotti Pischel.

She has done research on East Asia since the beginning of the '50s, when she was a researcher Ispi, the Milan's Institute of International Politics. She started teaching history of Asia in the University of Turin and Bologna before she was called by the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Milan in 1982, where she directed the Department of International Studies from 1994 to 1999. In the same years Professor Enrica Collotti Pischel was the Italian representative in the Asia Committee of the European Science Foundation. She has written many books about China and East Asia, the most important are: Le origini ideologiche della rivoluzione cinese (Torino, 1958), L'Internationale communiste et les problèmes coloniaux (Paris, 1968), Storia della rivoluzione cinese (Roma, 1971), Storia dell'Asia orientale, 1850-1949 (Roma, 1994) She was before her death editor of the Franco Angeli's collection on East Asia History and Society.

Papers in this volume were contributed by Rosa Caroli (Università Ca' Foscari, Venezia), Renzo Cavalieri (Università degli Studi di Lecce), Elena dell'Agnese (Università degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca), Donatella Dolcini (Università degli Studi di Milano), Patrizia Farina (Università degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca), Francesco Gatti (Università Ca' Foscari, Venezia), Lionello Lanciotti (Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale"), Alessandra Cristina Lavagnino (Università degli Studi di Milano), Lê Thành Khôi (Université Sorbonne, Paris), Franco Mazzei (Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale"), Corrado Molteni (Università degli Studi di Milano), Francesco Montessoro (Università degli Studi di Milano), Tony Saich (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University), Claudio Zanier (Università di Pisa), Zhang Zhilian (Peking University).

Mario Regini, Foreword
Alessandra C. Lavagnino, Corrado Molteni, Francesco Montessoro , Preface
Rosa Caroli , The Role of Ryûkyû between Tokugawa Japan and Qing China
Renzo Cavalieri , Reflecting on Law and Rights in the People's Republic of China
Elena dell'Agnese , National Iconographies and Indigenous Sefl-Determination: the Iran Java/West Papua Question
Donatella Dolcini , Satî Figures in Prem Chand's Stories
Patrizia Farina , Asian Communities in Italy: from Workers to Populations
Francesco Gatti , Italian Historiography on Fascism and Japanese Fascism
Lionello Lanciotti , An Exhibition of Chinese Paintings in Milan (1933-1934)
Alessandra Cristina Lavagnino , La Muraglia Cinese, a 1958 Italian Film
Lê Thành Khôi , Some Characteristic of Vietnamese Culture
Franco Mazzei , Sinic Cultural Variables and Japanese Socio-Economics Performance
Corrado Molteni , The Economics Performance of Italy and Japan: Comparative Reflection
Francesco Montessoro , The Rise of the Indonesian Armed Forces
Tony Saich , The State and Welfare in China
Claudio Zanier , The Transformation of Japan's Economics Structure between Bakumatsu and Meiji (1863-1880). The Role Played by Economics Relations between Italy and Japan as Documented by New Historical Sources
Zhang Zhilian , A Personal Retrospective of 20th Century China.

Contributors: Rosa Caroli, Renzo Cavalieri, Elena Dell'Agnese, Donatella Dolcini, Patrizia Farina, Francesco Gatti, Thanh Khoi Le, Lionello Lanciotti, Franco Mazzei, Tony Saich, Claudio Zanier, Zhang Zhilian

Serie: Varie

Subjects: Foreign Policy, International Relations - Sociology of Political Phenomena

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