When empire comes home : repatriation and reintegration in postwar Japan / Lori Watt

Author(s): Watt, Lori, 1965-
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Subjects: World War, 1939-1945--Forced repatriation
Return migration--Japan--History--20th century
Social integration--Japan--History--20th century
Decolonization--Social aspects--Japan
National characteristics, Japanese
Japan--Social conditions--1945-
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2009
Series: Harvard East Asian monographs 317
Harvard East Asian monographs 317
LC Classification: D
Table of Contents: Maps, Figure, and Tables
Introduction. Repatriation, Decolonization, and the Transformations of Postwar Japan 1
1. New Maps of Asia 19
2. The Co-Production of the Repatriate, 1945-49 56
3. "The Future of the Japanese Race" and "Argumentative Types": Women from Manchuria and Men from Siberia 98
4. "In the End, It Was the Japanese Who Got Us": Repatriates in Literature, Songs, and Film 138
5. No Longer Hikiagesha: "Orphans and Women Left Behind in China" 167
Conclusion: Third Party Decolonization and Post-Imperial Japan 190
Reference Matter
Works Cited 211
Index 233
Notes: LCCN: 2009015124
ISBN: 9780674033429 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0674033426 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: x, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 261175580
ISBN/ISSN: 9780674033429
0674033426

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