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Articles by Yijang Zhong

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Yijiang Zhong’s research interests include modern Japanese and East Asian history. After publishing a book on Shinto and the Meiji state, he is now examining imagination and ideology of space in the history of the Japanese empire, focusing on the now disused Japanese place name ura Nihon or “the backside of Japan.” Zhong received his PhD from the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago. He is currently a project associate professor at the University of Tokyo.