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Zainichi (Koreans in Japan) : diasporic nationalism and postcolonial identity /
John Lie.
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Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2008.
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xiv, 229 p.
ISBN
0520258207 (paper), 9780520258204 (paper)
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Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2008.
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0520258207 (paper)
9780520258204 (paper)
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6664106
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-217) and index.
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Main Description
This book traces the origins and transformations of a people-theZainichi, or Koreans "residing in Japan." Using a wide range of arguments and evidence-historical and comparative, political and social, literary and pop-cultural-John Lie reveals the social and historical conditions that gave rise to Zainichi identity, while exploring its vicissitudes and complexity. In the process he sheds light on the vexing topics of diaspora, migration, identity, and group formation.
Main Description
This book traces the origins and transformations of a people-the Zainichi , or Koreans "residing in Japan." Using a wide range of arguments and evidence-historical and comparative, political and social, literary and pop-cultural-John Lie reveals the social and historical conditions that gave rise to Zainichi identity, while exploring its vicissitudes and complexity. In the process he sheds light on the vexing topics of diaspora, migration, identity, and group formation.
Table of Contents
Silencep. 1
Exilep. 32
Cunningp. 66
Recognitionp. 97
Reconciliationp. 133
Reflectionsp. 168
Referencesp. 195
Indexp. 219
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