Over there : living with the U.S. military empire from World War Two to the present (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Over there : living with the U.S. military empire from World War Two to the present

Author: Maria Höhn; Seungsook Moon
Publisher: Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Over There explores the social impact of America's global network of more than 700 military bases. It does so by examining interactions between U.S. soldiers and members of host communities in the three locations -- South Korea, Japan and Okinawa, and West Germany -- where more than two-thirds of American overseas bases and troops have been concentrated for the past six decades. The essays in this collection  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Over there.
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)768133010
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Höhn; Seungsook Moon
ISBN: 9780822348184 0822348187 9780822348276 0822348276
OCLC Number: 643082332
Description: xviii, 453 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the politics of gender, sexuality, race, and class in the U.S. military empire / Maria Höhn and Seungsook Moon --
Regulating desire, managing the empire: U.S. military prostitution in South Korea, 1945-1970 / Seungsook Moon --
"Pan-Pan girls" performing and resisting neocolonialism(s) in the Pacific Theater: U.S. military prostitution in occupied Japan, 1945-1952 / Michiko Takeuchi --
"You can't pin sergeant's stripes on an archangel" : soldiering, sexuality, and U.S. Army policies in Germany / Maria H[MARC+95]hn --
U.S. military families abroad in the post-Cold War era and the "new global posture" / Donna Alvah --
Crossfire couples : marginality and agency among Okinawan women in relationships with U.S. military men / Chris Ames --
Hidden soldiers : working for the "national defense" / Robin Riley --
In the U.S. army but not quite of it : contesting the imperial power in a discourse of KATUSAs / Seungsook Moon --
"The American soldier dances, the German soldier marches" : the transformation of Germans' views on GIs, masculinity, and militarism / Maria Höhn --
In the middle of the road I stand transfixed / Christopher Nelson --
The racial crisis of 1970-1971 in the U.S. military : finding solutions in West Germany and South Korea / Maria Höhn --
Camptown prostitution and the imperial sofa : abuse and violence against transnational Camptown women in South Korea / Seungsook Moon --
Abu Ghraib : a predictable tragedy? / Jeff Bennett --
Conclusion: the empire at the crossroad? / Maria Höhn and Seungsook Moon.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Höhn and Seungsook Moon.
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Essays explore the social impact of Americas global network of military bases by examining interactions between U.S. soldiers and members of host communities in South Korea, Japan/Okinawa, and West  Read more...

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"[T]his is an important contribution to the study of empires, especially US imperialism. Highly recommended. All levels/libraries." - G. B. Osborne, Choice "Over There provides us with an important Read more...

 
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