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[新書] Exotic Commodities(佳嫻)

其實也已經不算太新了,這是馮客教授(Frank Dikötter)在2007年3月出版的書籍,全名Exotic Commodities: Modern Objects and Everyday Life in China。論壇上我記得不少人都對於現代性、物質文化、異國事物之轉譯等相關議題感興趣,也許可以注意這本書。這個書名是美版書名,歐版書名叫做THINGS MODERN。而且本書也不太貴,三十五美金(相較於其他英文學術書)。目錄如下:

Table of Contents
Acknowledgements v
Illustrations and Credits ix
Conventions xiii
Introduction 1
Material culture in modern China 1
The fictions of 'authenticity', 'hybridity' and 'acculturation' 3
The limits of 'emulation', 'consumption' and 'representation' 9
Things and people 12
Worship of the tangible 14
The sources 17
Dissemination: Networks and Materials 23
The Domestication of Foreign Goods 25
Exotic commodities in late imperial China 25
Export commodities in late imperial China 32
Copy culture and the Movement for National Goods 36
The Dissemination of New Objects 51
Retailing the modern 51
Recycling the modern 61
Exhibiting the modern 64
The graphic revolution 68
From Water to Wheel 73
Motors in waterland 74
Highway to heaven 78
Rickshaw China 82
On your bicycle 84
Cars to die for 89
The ubiquitous omnibus 94
Riots at the station 97
Flying chariots 103
Changing Cityscanes 109
Cities 110
Factories 115
Schools 121
Offices 125
Electricity, Telephone and Water 133
A nation electrified 133
Water from the dragon's mouth 144
Electric words, wonder of all wonders 148
Appropriation: People and Objects 153
Dwelling 155
The permeable house survives 156
The solid house spreads 158
A glass world 164
Locking up 166
Changing interiors 167
Kerosene, torchbearer of modernity 177
The hidden powers of domestic objects 182
Clothing and Grooming 189
Cotton, the fabric of everyday life 191
From bound feet to leather shoes 202
A whiff of modernity 205
Trinkets for the poor, watches for the rich 213
Eating and Drinking 219
Eating modernity 220
Eating out 228
Drinking cultures 232
Seeing and Listening 241
The camera and the second I 242
Magic lanterns and moving pictures 251
Singing machines: the gramophone and the radio 255
Conclusion 261
Notes 269
Bibliography 341
Index 375

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