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Dirlik, Arif

Works: 89 works in 362 publications in 3 languages and 12,550 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HX416.5, 335.430951
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Arif Dirlik
Revolution and history : the origins of Marxist historiography in China, 1919-1937 by Arif Dirlik( )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian American studies now : a critical reader( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian American Studies Now represents the changes occurring in Asian American communities and the world that require a reconsideration of how the interdisciplinary field of Asian American studies is defined and taught. The editors have selected essays for the significance of their contribution and their clarity, brevity, and accessibility to readers with little to no prior knowledge of Asian American studies, and feature reprints of seminal articles and groundbreaking texts, as well as bold new scholarship
Marxism in the Chinese revolution by Arif Dirlik( )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representing a lifetime of research and writing by noted historian Arif Dirlik, the essays collected here explore developments in Chinese socialism and the issues that have occupied historians of the Chinese revolution for the past three decades. Dirlik engages Chinese socialism critically but with sympathy for the aspirations of revolutionaries who found the hope of social, political, and cultural liberation in Communist alternatives to capitalism and the intellectual inspiration to realize their hopes in Marxist theory. The book's historical approach to Marxist theory emphasizes its global relevance while avoiding dogmatic and Eurocentric limitations. These incisive essays range from the origins of socialism in the early twentieth century, through the victory of the Communists in mid-century, to the virtual abandonment by century's end of any pretense to a socialist revolutionary project by the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party. All that remains of the revolution in historical hindsight are memories of its failures and misdeeds, but Dirlik retains a critical perspective not just toward the past but also toward the ideological hegemonies of the present. Taken together, his writings reaffirm the centrality of the revolution to modern Chinese history. They also illuminate the fundamental importance of Marxism to grasping the flaws of capitalist modernity, despite the fact that in the end the socialist response was unable to transcend the social and ideological horizons of capitalism
The origins of Chinese Communism by Arif Dirlik( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodernism & China by Arif Dirlik( )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work maps the terrain of the postmodern in China
Anarchism in the Chinese revolution by Arif Dirlik( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and new left visions : political and cultural interventions by Jie Lu( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first English anthology on China's New Left in a global context, this book presents the history, background, and the focuses of the most critical force in contemporary China. Well-versed in Chinese history and its global connections, the writers provide well documented and insightful perspectives on China's pursuit of a path radically different from capitalist globalization
The postcolonial aura : Third World criticism in the age of global capitalism by Arif Dirlik( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Turkish and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this volume tackle a range of issues from cultural self-representation in China to more general problems of reconceptualizing global relationships in response to contemporary changes. Although the new era of global capitalism calls for the remapping of global relations, such remapping must be informed both by a grasp of contemporary structures of economic, political, and cultural power and by memories of earlier radical visions of society. Without these two conditions, Arif Dirlik argues, the current preoccupation with Eurocentrism, ethnic diversity, and multiculturalism distracts from issues of power that dominate global relations and that find expression in murderous ethnic conflicts
What is in a rim? : critical perspectives on the Pacific Region idea by Arif Dirlik( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This pathbreaking, multidisciplinary work challenges our unthinking acceptance of such terms as "Asia Pacific" and "Pacific Rim." Clarifying the hidden power relationships and hegemonic struggles that are disguised by ideological constructions of the region, the contributors uncover fundamental contradictions - including the human costs and consequencesthat underlie the much-celebrated economic boom. In evaluating the idea of "Asia Pacific," the book shifts our focus from abstract relationships between capital and commodities to the human interactions that have played a formative part in the region's constitution. The contributors agree that it is these interactions that constitute the region, rather than the physical boundaries of the Pacific." "This revised and updated edition brings in additional essays focusing on conceptualizations of the Pacific, explores interactions among countries in greater depth, and strongly emphasizes peoples within the Pacific area who are routinely ignored in most discussions of the "Rim.""--Jacket
Marxism and the Chinese experience : issues in contemporary Chinese socialism by Arif Dirlik( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese on the American frontier( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles dealing with the Chinese presence in the late 19th century American West, when anti-Chinese sentiment was at its peak. Major themes include racial hostility and violence, Chinese resistance to discrimination, life in Chinatowns (e.g., Chinese festivities and food, the absence of women, gambling, opium use, and prostitution), labor issues, and public attitudes
Asia/Pacific as space of cultural production( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History after the three worlds : post-Eurocentric historiographies( Book )

10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the revolution : waking to global capitalism by Arif Dirlik( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodernity's histories : the past as legacy and project by Arif Dirlik( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges to the conventional study of history have been raised by the recent paradigm of globalization and by new intellectual transformations linked to postmodernism and postcolonialism. In this book the noted historian Arif Dirlik argues for a new approach to the practice of historical research. Moving beyond mere critique, he synthesizes traditional historical methods with new approaches that emphasize historical memory, indigenous writing, place based history, and the dual processes of integration and fragmentation in a globalized world
Places and politics in an age of globalization by Roxann Prazniak( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique work opens a field of inquiry around place-based critiques of global capital as it focuses on the interactions between local issues and international financial flows. Framing their discussions around the concept of place-based imagination, the contributors examine such cases as indigenous movements against land degradation, ethnic pluralism and union organizing, ethnic diversity and the challenges of state and capital to cultural identity, and women's networks through non-governmental organizations. This ambitious study will be an invaluable resource and launching point for scholar
Global modernity : modernity in the age of global capitalism by Arif Dirlik( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schools into fields and factories : anarchists, the Guomindang, and the National Labor University in Shanghai, 1927-1932 by Ming K Chan( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collaborative effort by two leading scholars of modern Chinese history, Ming K. Chan and Arif Dirlik investigate how the short-lived National Labor University in Shanghai was both a reflection of the revolutionary concerns of its time and a catalyst for future radical experiments in education. Under the slogan "Turn schools into fields and factories, fields and factories into schools," the university attempted to bridge the gap between intellectual and manual labor which its founders saw as a central problem of capitalism and which remains a persistent theme in Chinese revolutionary thinking ... The authors bring to bear the perspectives of institutional and intellectual history on their examination of the structure and operation of the university, presenting new material on its faculty, curriculum, physical plant, and history. They demonstrate how the prominent features and problems of Chinese higher education during the early years of the Guomindang regime prefigure the Marxist program of the Cultural Revolution and continue to have an influence on revolutionary thinking in the situation of China today"--Jacket
Critical perspectives on Mao Zedong's thought by Arif Dirlik( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture & history in postrevolutionary China : the perspective of global modernity by Arif Dirlik( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The origins of Chinese Communism
Marxism in the Chinese revolutionThe origins of Chinese CommunismPostmodernism & ChinaAnarchism in the Chinese revolutionThe postcolonial aura : Third World criticism in the age of global capitalismWhat is in a rim? : critical perspectives on the Pacific Region ideaMarxism and the Chinese experience : issues in contemporary Chinese socialismChinese on the American frontier
Alternative Names
Alifu Delike 1940-2017

Arif Dirlik amerikanischer Historiker

Arif Dirlik historien américain

Arif Dirlik török történész

Arif Dirlik usona historiisto


Delike, 1940-

آریف دیرلیک

عارف ڈارلک

딜릭, 아리프

阿里夫·德里克 1940-2017


English (218)

Chinese (14)

Turkish (4)