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positions (2014) 22 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 February 2014
... it confronts the difficult but fundamental issue concerning comfort women: the heteronormative desire that sanctioned the violence of wartime sexual slavery. The history of the comfort women has often been written as an indictment of Japan's military imperial ideology, with the goal of recuperating its victims...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Sasha Su-Ling Welland Lei Yan 雷燕, whose artistic practice was shaped by a decades-long career in the Chinese military, began a period of transition through participation in a 2002 restaging of the Communist Red Army’s 1934 Long March as a multi-sited international art project. Her resulting...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... is not to scrutinize the military sexual slavery system. Despite relentless efforts by the Japanese government in the last decade or more to diminish and deny the history of military sexual slavery, much research has proven that it was the Japanese Imperial Army s strategy to establish the sexual slavery system...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt Against the background of the decades-long international relations dispute over Japan’s wartime military “comfort women” system, this article explores one of the scant literary representations of comfort women in Japanese literature. Through a close reading of Yū Miri’s...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 837–849.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Henry Em; Christine Hong; Kim Dong-Choon For over two decades, Kim Dong-Choon has written about the history of violence leveled at the population since Korea was liberated from Japanese colonial rule and partitioned by Soviet and US forces in 1945. His research and theoretical reflections on state...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the late Ming Empire s positionality in the maritime world. The Empire of Cannibalism: Military Conquest, Magical Barbarians, and the Vernacular World in Voyages The vernacular novel Voyages offers a fictional account of the history of Zheng He s voyages on the Indian Ocean. It narrates that Emperor Yongle...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on War and Peace, and PeaceWomen Across the Globe—and argues for feminist scholarship to take an interdisciplinary approach and, in particular, to fuse peace studies with cultural studies, political economy, and global geopolitics. Doing so requires an examination of the history and the scope...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 393–420.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... A heavily “pro-peace” rhetoric was deployed by the Christian Filipino director and producers during their promotion of the film. The article argues that, given the history of Moro disenfranchisement and oppression, the film and the pro-peace discourse surrounding it attempt to sublimate not only...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
... withdrawal of Japan's troops from the Korean peninsula. Hideyoshi's defeat was displaced as a false start in Sino-Japanese relations after 1895. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Sino-Japanese War global propaganda Qing reforms Meiji reforms military history optical illusions...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 695–728.
Published: 01 November 2015
... history of New Korea.” US military occupation was a mere bounded event, within a longer history — a history quite literally embodied and enacted by the Korean person. There was no need for the United States military gov- ernment to invent...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 597–622.
Published: 01 August 2023
... Johnson Administration, and the Vietnam War .” Critical History 88 : 216 – 43 . IMH (Institute of Military History) . 1996 . Wollam pabyeonggwa guk-ga baljeon 월남파병과 국가발전 ( Vietnam War Participation and National Development ). Seoul : Institute of Military History . Jeong Inseop...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 709–744.
Published: 01 August 1997
... to enlist. The shots of inductees with their heads shaved collecting their military-issue clothing are essen- White I Moving History 729 Figure 4 Scenes of the attack that became emblematic...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 803–838.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Research 9 , no. 2 : 169 – 206 . Raines Rebecca Robbins . 1999 . Getting the Message Through: A Branch History of the U.S. Army Signal Corps . Washington, DC : Center of Military History, United States Army . Ranke Leopold von . 1874 . Geschichten der romanischen und...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the Ministry of Education, allowing artists to prac- tice large-­scale history painting for the first time. The military’s need for effective visual vehicles of propaganda and the artists’ widespread desire to produce academic paintings together...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... The War Memorial is a monumen- tal and decidedly masculinist memorialization of Korean military history, complete with a “Statue of Brothers” and exhibitions of military weapons, vehicles, and equipment (tanks, aircraft, armored cars, field...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 535–574.
Published: 01 August 2005
... on the supremacy of defense. Here it seems that Mao was musing on the situation and that he did not mean to give a lesson of military history to the Red Guards; he considered the fighting in Beijing campuses totally absurd even on the military plane...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 February 1997
... to record its own history. It has been claimed, further, that the Japan- ese government has closed important archives and even, as recently reported, burned relevant documents under military order. As Chin Sung Chung notes, records...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 611–620.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., and a standing ovation from the audience. Revisiting the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, 1946 The success of the Tribunal was important, not only from the viewpoint of its primary objectives stated above, but also from that of the intellectual history...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 73–108.
Published: 01 February 1997
... “truths” about the past, to investigate the act and meaning of official history writing, and to rethink the social-cultural location of the formerly colonized women. The contestation between the state and the women survivors of military...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 219–255.
Published: 01 February 1997
... not possess the energy to correct their history. Japanese Government Responses and Public Opinion 1. The Japanese Government In the beginning, the Japanese government strongly denied any govern- mental responsibility for military sex...