Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan

Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan❮Epub❯ ➜ Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan ➛ Author Hiroko Matsuda – Tbjewellers.co.uk Okinawa, one of the smallest prefectures of Japan, has drawn much international attention because of the long standing presence of US bases and the people s resistance against them In recent years, al Okinawa, one of the smallest prefectures the Japanese PDF ↠ of Japan, has drawn much international attention because of the long standing Liminality of MOBI :´ presence of US bases and the people s resistance against them In recent years, alternative discourses on Okinawa have of the Japanese PDF Ë emerged due to the territorial disputes over the Senkaku Islands, and the media often characterizes Okinawa as the borderland demarcating Japan, China PRC , and Taiwan ROC While many politicians and opinion makers discuss Okinawa s national and security interests, little attention is paid to the local perspective toward the national border and local residents historical experiences of border crossingsThrough archival research and first hand oral histories, Hiroko Matsuda uncovers the stories of common people s move from Okinawa to colonial Taiwan and describes experiences of Okinawans who had made their careers in colonial Taiwan Formerly the Ryukyu Kingdom and a tributary country of China, Okinawa became the southern national borderland after forceful Japanese annexation inFollowing Japanese victory in the First Sino Japanese War and the cession of Taiwan in , Okinawa became the borderland demarcating the Inner Territory from the Outer Territory The borderland paradoxically created distinction between the two sides, while simultaneously generating interactions across them Matsuda s analysis of the liminal experiences of Okinawan migrants to colonial Taiwan elucidates both Okinawans subordinate status in the colonial empire and their use of the border between the nation and the colonyDrawing on the oral histories of former immigrants in Taiwan currently living in Okinawa and the Japanese main islands, Matsuda debunks the conventional view that Okinawa s local history and Japanese imperial history are two separate fields by demonstrating the entanglement of Okinawa s modernity with Japanese colonialism The first English language book to use the oral historical materials of former migrants and settlers most of whom did not experience the Battle of Okinawa Liminality of the Japanese Empire presents not only the alternative war experiences of Okinawans but also the way in which these colonial memories are narrated in the politics of war memory within the public space of contemporary Okinawa.

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    Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from demarcating Japan, China PRC , and Taiwan ROC While many politicians and opinion makers discuss Okinawa s national and security interests, little attention is paid to the local perspective toward the national border and local residents historical experiences of border crossingsThrough archival research and first hand oral histories, Hiroko Matsuda uncovers the stories of common people s move from Okinawa to colonial Taiwan and describes experiences of Okinawans who had made their careers in colonial Taiwan Formerly the Ryukyu Kingdom and a tributary country of China, Okinawa became the southern national borderland after forceful Japanese annexation inFollowing Japanese victory in the First Sino Japanese War and the cession of Taiwan in , Okinawa became the borderland demarcating the Inner Territory from the Outer Territory The borderland paradoxically created distinction between the two sides, while simultaneously generating interactions across them Matsuda s analysis of the liminal experiences of Okinawan migrants to colonial Taiwan elucidates both Okinawans subordinate status in the colonial empire and their use of the border between the nation and the colonyDrawing on the oral histories of former immigrants in Taiwan currently living in Okinawa and the Japanese main islands, Matsuda debunks the conventional view that Okinawa s local history and Japanese imperial history are two separate fields by demonstrating the entanglement of Okinawa s modernity with Japanese colonialism The first English language book to use the oral historical materials of former migrants and settlers most of whom did not experience the Battle of Okinawa Liminality of the Japanese Empire presents not only the alternative war experiences of Okinawans but also the way in which these colonial memories are narrated in the politics of war memory within the public space of contemporary Okinawa."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 220 pages
  • Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan
  • Hiroko Matsuda
  • 21 March 2019
  • 0824867564

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