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Islands of discontent : Okinawan responses to Japanese and American power

Author: Laura Elizabeth Hein; Mark Selden
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003.
Series: Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A study of contemporary Okinawan culture, politics and historical memory. It argues that the long Japanese tradition of defining Okinawa as a subordinate part of Japan means that all claims of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Islands of discontent.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Elizabeth Hein; Mark Selden
ISBN: 0742518655 9780742518650 0742518663 9780742518667
OCLC Number: 50676702
Description: vi, 322 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Culture, power, and identity in contemporary Okinawa / Laura Hein and Mark Selden --
Wolves at the back door: Remembering the Kumejima massacres / Matthew Allen --
Waging peace on Okinawa / Gerald Figal --
Memories of Okinawa: Life and times in the greater Osaka Diaspora / Steve Rabson --
The rape of a schoolgirl: Discourses of power and women's lives in Okinawa / Linda Isako Angst --
Medoruma Shun: The writer as public intellectual in Okinawa today / Michael Molasky --
Uchin⁻a pop: Place and identity in contemporary Okinawan popular music / James E. Roberson --
Okinawan identity and resistance to militarization and maldevelopment / Asato Eiko --
Future "assets," but at what price? The Okinawa initiative debate / Julia Yonetani --
From the national gaze to multiple gazes: representations of Okinawa in recent Japanese cinema / Aaron Gerow.
Series Title: Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Hein and Mark Selden.


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Okinawa's brutal history has produced a unique new culture, an Asian example of what Luis Bunuel called Los Olvidados (The Forgotten Ones). This brilliant collection by Hein and Selden tries to Read more...

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