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Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity #6: The Too-Good Wife: Alcohol, Codependency, and the Politics of Nurturance in Postwar Japan
Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity #6: The Too-Good Wife: Alcohol, Codependency, and the Politics of Nurturance in Postwar Japan
by Amy Beth Borovoy
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“Amy Borovoy has beautifully portrayed the dilemmas of being female in modern Japan, and the nuanced grace with which these women manage their particular difficulties. She has created an indelible portrait of the way women struggle with the eternal... (read more)

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Chinese Comfort Women: Testimonies from Imperial Japan's Sex Slaves (Oxford Oral History)
Chinese Comfort Women: Testimonies from Imperial Japan's Sex Slaves (Oxford Oral History)
by Peipei Qiu
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During the Asia-Pacific War, the Japanese military forced hundreds of thousands of women across Asia into "comfort stations" where they were repeatedly raped and tortured. Japanese imperial forces claimed they recruited women to join these stations in... (read more)

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Japan in Peace & War
Japan in Peace & War
by John W Dower
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Dower, Henry Luce Professor of International Cooperation at MIT and author of the acclaimed War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific, examines continuities and connections in Japanese politics, economics, and society at large, highlighting... (read more)

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Dimly Burning Wick
Dimly Burning Wick
by Sadako Teiko Okuda
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As she searched for her niece and nephew in the wake of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Sadako Okuda kept a daily diary in which she wrote down her own experiences and the stories of the children she encountered. Her memoir presented here is... (read more)

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The Yamato Dynasty: The Secret History of Japan's Imperial Family
The Yamato Dynasty: The Secret History of Japan's Imperial Family
by Sterling Seagrave
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The author who exposed China's ruthless roots in his bestselling "The Soong Dynasty" now reveals the closely guarded, controversial secrets of the shoguns, financiers, emperors, and empresses who have shrouded and controlled the world's longest-reigning... (read more)

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Longfellow's Tattoos: Tourism, Collecting, and Japan
Longfellow's Tattoos: Tourism, Collecting, and Japan
by Christine M Guth
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Charles Longfellow, son of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, returned to Boston after two years in Japan laden with photographs, curios, art objects, and elaborate tattoos he had "collected" on his body; his experiences focus this look at tourism, Japan, and... (read more)

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Lives of Young Koreans in Japan
Lives of Young Koreans in Japan
by Yasunori Fukuoka
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Japan exercised colonial rule over Korea from 1910 to 1945 and many Koreans emigrated to Japan during this period. Today, these Korean migrants and their descendants, who are referred to as Zainichi Koreans, constitute one percent of the total population... (read more)

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Modern Japan: A Historical Survey
Modern Japan: A Historical Survey
by Mikiso Hane
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Mikiso Hane is professor emeritus of history at Knox College and has written extensively on Japan for over twenty-five years.... (read more)

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Learning to Go to School in Japan: The Transition from Home to Preschool Life
Learning to Go to School in Japan: The Transition from Home to Preschool Life
by Lois Peak
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Japanese two-year-olds are indulged, dependent, and undisciplined toddlers, but by the age of six they have become obedient, self-reliant, and cooperative students. When Lois Peak traveled to Japan in search of the "magical childrearing technique" behind... (read more)

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Scottish Samurai Glover
Scottish Samurai Glover
by Alexander Mckay
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Peasants, Rebels & Outcasts: The Underside of Modern Japan
Peasants, Rebels & Outcasts: The Underside of Modern Japan
by Mikiso Hane
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Age of Hirohito in Search of Modern Japan
Age of Hirohito in Search of Modern Japan
by Daikichi Irokawa
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Atomic Bomb
Atomic Bomb
by Kyoko Selden
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Japan Examined: Perspectives on Modern Japanese History
Japan Examined: Perspectives on Modern Japanese History
by Harry Wray
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Japan at war :an oral history
Japan at war :an oral history
by Haruko Taya Cook
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The Comfort Women: Japan's Brutal Regime of Enforced Prostitution in the Second World War
The Comfort Women: Japan's Brutal Regime of Enforced Prostitution in the Second World War
by George Hicks
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Aftermath of War: Americans & the Remaking of Japan, 1945-1952
Aftermath of War: Americans & the Remaking of Japan, 1945-1952
by Howard Schonberger
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Japanese Miscellany
Japanese Miscellany
by Lafcadio Hearn
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The Late Tokugawa Period to the Present (Japan - A Documentary History)
The Late Tokugawa Period to the Present (Japan - A Documentary History)
by David J Lu
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Modern Japanese Diaries: The Japanese at Home & Abroad as Revealed Through Their Diaries
Modern Japanese Diaries: The Japanese at Home & Abroad as Revealed Through Their Diaries
by Donald Keene
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