When Empire Comes Home Repatriation and Reintegration in Postwar Japan

ISBN-10: 0674055985

ISBN-13: 9780674055988

Edition: 2009

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Harvard University, Asia Center
Publication date: 10/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Lori Watt is Assistant Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis.

Maps, Figure, and Tables
Introduction: Repatriation, Decolonization, and the Transformations of Postwar Japan
New Maps of Asia
A History of Migration in the Japanese Empire
Defeat in the Colonies
Allied Repatriation of the Overseas Japanese
The Co-Production of the Repatriate, 1945-49
Japanese and American Responses to the Postwar Migration
The Repatriate Relief Bureau
The Regional Repatriation Centers
Responses of the Repatriate Community
From Imperial Subject into Foreigner
"The Future of the Japanese Race" and "Argumentative Types": Women from Manchuria and Men from Siberia
"For the Sake of the Future of the Japanese Race"
Reception at Home
The Return of the "Red Repatriates," 1949
Problems at Home
Soviet Detainees as "Repatriates"
Repatriation from China, 1948-1972
"In the End, It Was the Japanese Who Got Us": Repatriates in Literature, Songs, and Film
Repatriates and Popular Culture
Early Fictional Treatment of Repatriation
The End of Colonial Manchuria in 1950s Fiction
No Longer Hikiagesha: "Orphans and Women Left Behind in China"
The Movement for Compensation and the Domestication of Repatriation
Historical Narration, Commemoration, and Bringing Repatriation to an End
Bureaucratic Efforts in Ending Repatriation
Orphaned by Empire
Epilogue: The Postwar History of Tsukada Asae
Conclusion: Third Party Decolonization and Post-Imperial Japan
Repatriation and Deportation in Okinawa
The "Unmixing of Peoples" in Postwar East Asia in a Comparative Context
Reference Matter
Works Cited
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