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positions: asia critique (1 May 2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kyle Ikeda This article examines two early pieces of literary war fiction by Okinawa's leading contemporary writer, Medoruma Shun, that deal with two kinds of unarticulated memories of the Battle of Okinawa: memory constrained by social consequence and the inexpressible memory of trauma. Both...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 321–349.
Published: 01 May 2010
... populist feminist antisex sentiment necessitates renewed understanding of its cultural-historical lineage and affinities. One aspect of feminist antisex sentiment is embedded in an imagined concubinage against which an exemplary wife-in-monogamy envisions continuous battle. To the extent that this cultural...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2016) 24 (2): 403–433.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the fore. The army's sonic broadcasting unit was successfully attuned to the regional ear of the largely rural protesters; however, the army may have been winning the battle even as the state was losing the war. The broadcasting unit had its greatest success playing rural-inflected genres like mor lam...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2010) 18 (1): 253–277.
Published: 01 February 2010
... examines the contextual and internal factors for Nanhai's Internet buildup. From a critical and historical perspective, it highlights a long-term seesaw battle along the problematic public-private borderline regarding issues of urbanization and informatization in contemporary Chinese cities. This article...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2015) 23 (4): 619–631.
Published: 01 November 2015
... comic books. Sources: “The Might of the Marines” and “ ‘Iron Mike’ McGraw,” Marines in Battle, no. 10 (February 1956); “Combat...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1995) 3 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 February 1995
... it’s one of your slanting pendants each pearl is a battle bullet holes from fierce fighting all over the trees In my embrace of sulfur smoke, Holland’s body rolls like a windmill Yang I Zeelandia...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1996) 4 (2): 343–379.
Published: 01 May 1996
... scrolls long Her father’s name on each and every one Father has no grown sons Mulan has no elder brother She will buy a horse and saddle To go to battle in her father’s stead...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
... War II Battle of Okinawa “have become an integral part of Okinawan thought and culture.” Drawing on these two insights, in this essay I make a preliminary mapping of the cultural politics of memory and music in Oki- nawa by...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1997) 5 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1997
... some thoughts about Okinawa’s latest war memorial. The Cornerstone of Peace (Heiwa no Ishiji) was dedicated on 23 June 1995 on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the officially recognized end of the Battle of Okinawa (the day...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 329–344.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Battle Series No. 6, 2001.courtesy Photograph, of the artist Figure 2 Home, 2005. Photograph, courtesy of the artist Figure 3 Night Revels of Lao Li, 2000. Photograph, courtesy of the artist Waswo X. Waswo Far left...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2014) 22 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., documenting in a playfully cynical fashion the tragedy she had experienced, each canny about their ability to forward the mediated aims of the other. In Kyle Ikeda’s “Unarticulated Memories of the Battle of Okinawa: The Early...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1996) 4 (3): 417–419.
Published: 01 August 1996
... a savage, trackless waste, infested with wild beasts. Salutatory bond within clans. Near city walls. Shapes of battle helmets. Instruments for giving precision to ideas of size, distance, direction, and location. A projection of the...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1997) 5 (2): 391–401.
Published: 01 May 1997
... virtue and become instead malicious manipulation? To assert my version of events would mean doing battle with you, or at least engaging in a different form of warfare than the one we already wage. ...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2005) 13 (1): 177–193.
Published: 01 February 2005
.... The first battle in the new war, overthrowing the Taliban, proved to be only a minor challenge to the military. What happened in Afghanistan thereafter—warlord rule, a possible revivification of the Taliban, devasta- tion of the countryside...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
... tour the sites of battles in China. As Mark H. Sandler points out, this was one of the military’s tactics to assure the artists’ coopera- tion by making a connection with senior artists like Fujishima.6 Fujishima’s presence in the battlefields...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2006) 14 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 1930 1927-03 Korea Third Battle Front (Chesam cho˘nso˘nsa) 1930 is established in Tokyo by Yi...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2009) 17 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 May 2009
... battle to clear away the barbarians, it is also a battle for the Taiwanese to fight against himself: “to conquer the barbarians for the emperor, and to purify our barbarian hearts, it is the Japanese spirit.”58 The central metaphor used in this...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
... group of veterans came to Ha My in September 1999 and apologized for the bloody battles fought there, they donated cash and asked Ha My officials and villagers to build a “memorial of reconciliation.”4 They promised to return in 2001, when the...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2001) 9 (3): 637–649.
Published: 01 August 2001
... provides the necessary conditions for this potential liberation.9 They explic- itly reject “Leftist nationalism”—the desire to resurrect the nation-state to battle global capital—as well as various forms of what they label “localism.” By contrast...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2005) 13 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2005
... became a special target for the forces of hate. The Battle of Okinawa was the biggest land battle in history to that point. In twelve weeks, over 234,000 people died, more than the total number killed that August in the two atomic bombings...