Catalogue


Lost histories : recovering the lives of Japan's colonial peoples /
Kirsten L. Ziomek.
imprint
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2019.
description
xix, 406 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0674237277, 0674237285, 9780674237278, 9780674237285
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Book
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imprint
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2019.
isbn
0674237277
0674237285
9780674237278
9780674237285
standard identifier
40028966768
contents note
Introduction -- Part I. Boundaries of late Meiji colonial subjecthood. Colonial reality and subaltern subjectivity -- Meeting the man on the other side -- The paupers' grave at Margravine Cemetery -- Welcome to the empire -- Part II. Journeys between the metropole and the colonies. The taming of the barbarian and other savage love stories -- Two coconuts and a bonito stick -- Part III. Performing and living racial-alities. Dividing space, creating barriers -- A mountain of bones -- Conclusion.
general note
Based on the author's thesis, issued under the title: Subaltern speak : imperial multiplicities in Japan's empire and post-war colonialisms (Ph. D.--University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011).
abstract
"Examines material objects, visual imagery, and oral histories to help reconstruct the lives and movements of the four least examined groups of Japan's colonial subjects--the Ainu, Taiwan's indigenous people, Micronesians, and Okinawans--conveying the dynamic nature of an empire in motion and explaining how individuals navigated the variances of imperial life"--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
12421415
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-400) and index.

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