Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan by Pär Kristoffer Cassel (review)

  title={Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan by P{\"a}r Kristoffer Cassel (review)},
  author={Marie Seong-Hak Kim},
  journal={Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies},
  pages={382 - 392}
  • M. Kim
  • Published 29 November 2013
  • Psychology
  • Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies
Published by the Harvard-Yenching Institute HJAS 73.2 (2013): 382–392 own blood, and Ma Bo in a memoir of his experiences during the Cultural Revolution describes writing a letter in his blood to obtain a travel permit from a reluctant official.3 But the practice is now rare and is as likely to elicit revulsion or ridicule as reverence. Self-immolation has survived as political protest—most recently in Tibet—but it is no longer connected to rain and is hardly widespread. Filial slicing is part… 


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