Yellow Peril or Yellow Blessing?

V.V.Maliavin Yellow Peril or Yellow Blessing? Images of Eastern Asia in Russia at the Turn of the XXth Century[1]. Paper presented at the Conference “New Perspectives on East Asian Studies“, Taipei, 2012, June 1-2.  Since the latter half of the XIXth century Russia’s attitude to Eastern Asia and Far East […]

The East, the West and Russia

Once Again on the Dichotomy of East and West The axiomatic fact of any anthropological or cross-cultural study is a kind of double-focused vision rooted in the recognition of «another» and alien humanness which can serve, however, as a part of our proper existence and our understanding of the world […]