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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 11–30.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jeong Min Kim Abstract This article examines the global and social processes that turned subsidized US war supplies into South Korean black market commodities during the Korean War. The widespread circulation of army supplies to the local black market has been often considered a natural result...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (137): 119–140.
Published: 01 May 2020
...A. J. Yumi Lee Abstract Narrating the fictional story of an African American veteran of the desegregated Korean War, Toni Morrison’s 2012 novel Home links the violence of US military “police action” in Korea to the long history of police violence at home. This article argues that Home’ s critical...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 31–55.
Published: 01 January 2019
... pushed the Johnson administration for access to military contracts for Korean companies in return for participating in the US war effort. By agreeing to send troops and workers to Vietnam, Park secured a vast array of economic concessions from the Johnson administration, including the preferential...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 147–158.
Published: 01 October 2016
... historians' accounts. Through a close reading of soldiers' snapshot photographs from the Korean War, this essay illustrates how the violent embrace came to frame wartime as a kind of pleasure, fun, or benevolence, only hinting at the scale of coercion and violence that lay outside the photograph's borders...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (117): 98–118.
Published: 01 October 2013
... to numerous attacks on Koreans and other ethnic minorities in Japan. The result is that a new nationalist and xenophobic movement, generally referred to as the Action Conservative Movement, has emerged in Japan. Based on participant observation and in-depth interviewing of the people involved...
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Radical History Review (1985) 1985 (33): 139–154.
Published: 01 May 1985
... of the American Containment Policy in East Asia. New York: W.W. Norton, 1982. 273 pp. $22.95. William Borden, The Pacific Alliance: Japan and U.S. Foreign Economic Policy, 1947-1955. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984. 352 pp. $25.00. Bruce Cumings, The Origins of the Korean War: Liberation...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and throughout the world. In May 2006, 11,500 South Korean police officers and troops descended on Daechuri and violently ended the uprising, using clubs and water cannons to disperse the protesters. Although the South Korean government destroyed the original Daechuri village, the local residents erected the Art...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (78): 203–207.
Published: 01 October 2000
... military con- duct has shifted correspondingly, with American veterans themselves stepping forward to confess to brutalities of one kind or another. In the absence of any institutionalized form of truth commission, veterans of the Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars have been talking to reporters...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (55): 135–144.
Published: 01 January 1993
... of the 1930s and the 1960s half-baked and hard to swallow, but they overpowered an analogy to the Korean War, which, if less pal- atable, was certainly more appropriate to the occasion. The Munich Analogy and the Vietnam Syndrome The Munich analogy runs something like this: as the Germans...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 48–50.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Eunbi Lee elee@umass.edu Copyright © 2024 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2024 I am a Korean immigrant woman to the United States and an outreach organizer for Red Canary Song, a grassroots collective based in Flushing, New York, that supports the labor rights...
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Radical History Review (2005) 2005 (91): 110–116.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the Korean view, since 1910). Japanese textbook authors did cast the blame on the Ministry of Education, but they also started to write new, better textbooks. One of the important deficiencies they now recognized in their writing of history was that they had considered themselves victims of both...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (84): 211–214.
Published: 01 October 2002
... boycott of U.S.- and U.N.-sponsored elections in the South, where the American military pres- ence was still strong. Beginning in October 1948 and continuing through February of the following year, the South Korean military determined—in the New York...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (75): 92–108.
Published: 01 October 1999
... were Korean and Chinese laborers forcefully conscripted into service. The film then introduces the muse- um’s universalist mission. The human race ”will never be free from the fear of nuclear weapons,” it says, and these weapons ”threaten the very existence of humanity.” Hiroshima...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (138): 145–170.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., Zainichi Korean activists were targeted for their involvements in antiwar demonstrations protesting the US presence in Korea. 28 Police also orchestrated violent crackdowns on Zainichi Korean protesters. 29 The controversies surrounding the Japanese New Left stained subsequent waves of activism...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (76): 212–222.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of the emperor and refuted cultural and historical ties to Korea and China. A different emphasis on Japanesehistory could have stressed the common ancestors of the Korean and Japanese people and the significant Japanese borrow- ing of Chinese political and religious forms. Instead, nationalist...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (44): 205–212.
Published: 01 May 1989
... or ignoring the contributions of its black soldiers. Last July, for example, Army Secretary John 0. Marsh, Jr., ordered his Chief of Military History, Brigadier General William Stofft, to review an official army history of the all-black Twenty-Fourth In- fantry Regiment during the Korean War...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (53): 105–114.
Published: 01 May 1992
... that a pressing intellectual need justified his effort. He has produced a narrative history of the Chinese and Japanese in America from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Daniels does not discuss other Asians such as Filipinos, Koreans, Asian Indians, or any of the recent arrivals from Southeast...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (63): 87–109.
Published: 01 October 1995
... authorized a review of U.S. security policy officially known as NSC-68. NSC-68 advocat- ed developing sizable conventional capabilities ”to deter, if possible, Soviet expansion and to defeat, if necessary, aggressive Soviet or Soviet-directed actions of a limited or total character.”28 Korean War...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (80): 155–159.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of.” Chaos Theory After two separate investigations into allegations that in July 1950 American GIs had killed South Korean civilians near the hamlet of No Gun Ri (see “The Abusable Past,” RHR 78), American and South Korean negotiators have reached a “mutual...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (57): 46–59.
Published: 01 October 1993
... cannot find the American continent on a world map. Korean and Chinese immigrants crowd into Harvard. %/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW Most Ph.D.s in mathematics are awarded to foreigners. Is this the American century at midstream, or the end of (American) history? There are places to turn...