Sunday, November 26, 2017

Sunday Papers: Micheál O'Luain

"In its relationship with China, Japan was sometimes described as a “younger brother”, or as the reflective moon to China’s sun. At other times it was seen as a rival. But “China” for Japan was in reality just a construct of otherness against which, in its selective adaptation of Chinese cultural elements, Japan could measure its sense of own national identity."

On the turntable:  Enigma, "MCMXC a.D."

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