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positions (2014) 22 (2): 329–369.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jie Li This article examines a collection of documentary films produced by the South Manchurian Railway Company (Mantetsu) in the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo as the first part of a broader study of films produced in and about Manchuria in the 1930s and 1940s. Taking up a common description...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 457–478.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Suk-Jung Han 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Problem of Sovereignty: Manchukuo, 1932–1937 Suk-Jung Han The history of Manchukuo (1932–45) affords an excellent example for ex- ploringthe complexity of sovereignty in the twentieth century...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Yue Chen Although claimed as a nation-state, with a government, a territory, and citizenry, Manchukuo (1932–1945) is a colony of the Empire of Japan, appropriated from Northeast China. As such, Manchukuo’s literary identity complicates the relationship between nationalism and literature, inviting...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 747.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Exposition, 1939, NIPPON, no. 17 (1939): 48–49. Harvard College Library. served as a form of cultural annexation.60 A special issue from 1939 (no. 19) on the Japanese puppet-state of Manchukuo is one of the most visually...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 497–499.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the cultural imagination of Manchukuo (1932 1945). Armed with postcolonial and minority discourse, she reveals how Manchukuo cinema and litera- ture mediates the notion of the nation and sovereignty in the context of Japanese imperi- alism. She earned a PhD in East Asian literature and film studies from...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2006
... that in Manchukuo the repression of Communism by the Army and the police authorities was actually milder than in Japan itself. Authority figures such as the military man who was the power behind the Manchukuo puppet state, Ishihara Kanji, and Amakasu...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of Manchukuo as a sover- eign entity rested on transnational and other governance ideologies.These magical forms of thinking, Han argues, were flexible, highly dependent on their own “exterior” (which is to say boundaries given through interstate...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 597–598.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of Mapping Cultural Identities in Contemporary Australian Performance (2001). Suk-Jung Han, professor of sociology at Dong-A University, is the author of The Reinterpreta- tion of the State-Making of Manchukuo [in Korean] (1999...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Manchuria, where Japan had founded its new colony Manchukuo only three months before. On the train was a Korean woman passenger intently looking outside the window. As the train rumbled southbound, the woman’s thoughts raced back...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 May 2005
... that served the British colonial administration well. In Manchukuo, the fingerprint system was instituted in the 1930s not only as a policing device but also as a means to control the area’s labor force. In 1938, in order to control the flow of workers...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Editor’s Introduction Tani Barlow In his accounting of Mantetsu and Man’ei ethnographic films, “Phantasma- goric Manchukuo: Documentaries Produced by the South Manchurian Rail...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): v–ix.
Published: 01 August 1997
... Pacific can- not be memorialized apart from vastly complex events that connect Japan- ese American concentration camp prisoners at Manzanar to the homesteads of Japanese farmers occupying land in Manchukuo to two Chinese Ameri...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 895–921.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Duara, for instance, has described a similar kind of nationalism in Manchukuo in the 1930s. This puppet regime of Imperial Japan in Manchuria lasted only for a decade and was doomed from the beginning. Yet Duara has emphasized how even in such unfavorable conditions—or rather precisely because...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
...), which toured not only all over Japan but also “Manchukuo,” Taiwan, and the northern part of China.16 Moreover, these exhibitions were cosponsored by the Asahi Newspaper Company, the second biggest newspaper company in Japan at that time...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... for the West — fully acquainted with the taste of poverty, pain, and humiliation so well known to the colonial citizens of the Japanese empire. In fact, since the puppet state of Manchukuo, which encompassed Harbin, was a de facto colony of Japan...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 August 2000
...- ritory), and islands in Micronesia. Victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905 provided Japan with leaseholds in north China (southern Manchuria) that were later expanded and transformed into the Japanese puppet-state of Manchukuo after...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 99–130.
Published: 01 February 2006
... new forms, and constituting “the domain of the colonial.”6 Likewise, Prasenjit Duara seeks to understand the politi- cal rationality of Japanese colonial power in Manchukuo, arguing that the concept of governmentality captures, in a comparable...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1985), 45, 109–110. 43. The origin of Park’s militarist nationalism can be found in his Manchukuo experiences. See Suk-Jung Han, “Those Who Imitated the Colonizers: The Legacy of the Disciplining...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 450–485.
Published: 01 May 1993
... to be passed to the minjung as the policies of the colonial government became more fascist after the creation of Manchukuo in 1932 and Japan’s withdrawal from the League of Nations in 1933. Under fascist conditions Korean nationalism...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
... but is instead a spacing of estrangement? Thus he asks: What is the homeland? Ours is the first generation in which a large num- ber of Japanese have emerged who were born in Manchukuo or raised positions 25:2  May 2017...