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positions (2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
...James E. Roberson This paper maps Okinawan songs from both pre- and postwar periods that have narrated Okinawan experiences of war and prayers for peace, arguing that these songs may be heard as sites of memory that trace Okinawa's conflicted positions within the Japanese empire and state...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 607–639.
Published: 01 August 1993
... effort into programs that would make the Negro a white man. In the end, they dropped him and told him, “You have an indisputable complex of dependence on the white manFrantz Fanonl For the past few centuries, Okinawan efforts...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1997
... the commanding general of the Japanese forces on Okinawa committed suicide). The memorial represents an unpre- cedented Okinawan initiative and boasts the reputedly unique characteris- tic of memorializing all casualties of the conflict...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of remembering the Battle of Okinawa within history textbooks, memori- als, and anniversary commemorative events, personal memories of survivors have tended to fall within these two categories as well.2 The protest of over 110,000 Okinawans at the end...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2004
... and at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University dur- ing the 1999–2000 academic year. He specializes in comparative culture and East Asian studies, particularly Okinawan and Taiwanese cultural issues and ethnic revival or revitalization...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: Transnational Labors of South Korea since 1965, forthcoming from University of Minnesota Press. James E. Roberson is Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Tokyo Jogakkan College. His publications on Okinawan music include “Uchina¯ Pop...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Okinawan Identity in Postwar Japan .” Political and Legal Anthropology Review 20 , no. 1 : 100 – 13 . Arruzza Cinzia . 2014 . “ Remarks on Gender .” Viewpoint Magazine , September 2 . www.viewpointmag.com/2014/09/02/remarks-on-gender/ . Bhandar Brenna . 2018 . The Colonial...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
...- nial management in the South Sea Islands. Much of the necessary labor power for colonial management, apart from that for phosphorous mining operations, was brought in from Okinawa. The number of Okinawans in the territory especially...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 February 2004
... this strategy, Takahashi has already constructed large resorts on Miyako Island and Kohama Island, two other Okinawan islands. Taka- hashi recently moved his residency to Taketomi Ward, paying 1.4 trillion yen (approximately $12 million) to the local...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2005
... times that of the United States—but also the world’s longest disability-free life expectancy. According to The Okinawa Program by Bradley Willcox, Craig Willcox, and Makoto Suzuki, Okinawan society reflects a cultural...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 541–542.
Published: 01 May 2014
...) and is interested in postcolonial criticism and translation studies. Kyle Ikeda is assistant professor of Japanese literature at the University of Vermont. His publications include Okinawan War Memory: Transgenerational Trauma and the War Fiction...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 285–332.
Published: 01 May 2002
... written to capture the more ambivalent reactions among colonized populations. Alan S. Christy’s recent publication represents a rare exception, in which he asks why Okinawans accepted the colonial formulation of Oki- nawan identity as essentially...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 417–429.
Published: 01 May 1994
... mak- ing, which entailed the colonial subjugation of the Ainu, Okinawans, Kore- ans, and Chinese, along with the effacement of regional differences that transformed variegated peasants and town dwellers into imperial subjects...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2004
... universi- ties, Naha City Okinawan public scholars, Taiwan indigenous movement activists, Iriomote residents, and supporters of environmental justice like Kinsei Ishigaki. The everydayness of ritual performances, birth, erosion...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 507–538.
Published: 01 August 2008
... that the Japanese empire forced the Okinawans to commit “mass suicide.” They explained that no military orders existed for such a mass suicide and that this great patriotic deed was rather one in which the imperial subjects themselves nobly chose...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 February 1993
... configuration. Japan’s border is defined as “inner land” only in the context where Japan needs to differen- tiate itself not only from Korea, but also from Okinawa or Hokkaido, the ethnic (Korean, Okinawan, Ainu, respectively...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 247–259.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Selden, eds., Censoring History: Citizenship and Memory in Japan, Germany, and the United States (Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 2000); and Laura Hein and Mark Selden, eds., Islands of Discontent: Okinawan Responses to Japanese and American Power (Lanham, Md...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 183–215.
Published: 01 February 2003
... their own crimes against their ethnic and racial minorities including the Ainu, Korean, and Okinawan peoples.52 When Julius Lester’s historical work To Be a Slave was translated and published in the prestigious Iwanami series in 1968, In-Soo Hwang...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... The Military Does Not Protect Women spotlighted showing how both the Japanese and the US militaries abused Okinawan women. WAM also helps to curate comfort women museums in South Korea, China, and the Philippines (Watanabe 2017). On a global level, we have been deeply involved in PeaceWomen Across the Globe...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the International Council of Women; and Okinawan women farmers and Japanese feminists who struggled against imperialism and mili- tarism in the context of the Cold War. This record of East Asian feminisms that reaches beyond the Cold War in temporal, geographic, and ideological scope confirms the provincialism...