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By Wendy Matsumura
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 23 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... Preservation of Old Customs Miyako Island Sakishima Sasamori Gisuke Internal colonialism ...
Book Chapter

By Wendy Matsumura
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 23 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... Ryūkyū kingdom Satsuma domain Dual subordination Imperialism Meiji Preservation of Old Customs Policy King Shō Tai ...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376040-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... This chapter investigates the significance of the Miyako Island Peasantry Movement, which unfolded between 1893 and 1895. This movement, which forced the Japanese state to revise its Preservation of Old Customs Policy is read as an act of refusal that exposed the function that the discourse...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376040-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... inside and outside the Japanese nation-state—in political, economic and cultural terms via the Preservation of Old Customs Policy of 1879. As a result of this policy, the people of Okinawa were expected to fulfill their responsibilities to their traditional overlords whom the Meiji government transformed...