Unlike sexual relationships between blacks and whites which historically have been viewed as taboo—often quite literally as a form of bestiality—and portrayed as motivated by raw desire and animalistic passions described variously in the modern vernacular as "jungle fever" and "white fever"those between whites males and Asians females have generally been represented in a more romantic, if equally distorting, light. See what's been added to the collection in the current 1 2 3 4 5 6 weeks months years. Book titles OR Journal titles. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. Even more disappointing for anyone with a serious interest in issues of race, gender, and sexuality is Leupp's failure to engage critically with any of these topics.
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Interracial Intimacy in Japan: Western Men and Japanese Women, 1543-1900 by Gary P. Leupp
Preview this item Preview this item. View freely available titles: National Library of Australia. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Leupp's uncritical resort to James Murdoch's translation of a bakufu edict as stating "[we] Japanese desire no such intermixture of races" p.