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Islands of Discontent Okinawan Responses to Japanese and American Power

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ISBN-10: 0742518663

ISBN-13: 9780742518667

Edition: 2003

Authors: Laura Elizabeth Hein, Mark Selden, Asato Eiko, Matt Allen, Linda Isako Angst

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This study of contemporary Okinawan culture, politics and historical memory argues that the long Japanese tradition of defining Okinawa as a subordinate part of Japan means that all claims of Okinawan distinctiveness necessarily become part of the larger debate over contemporary identity.
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List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

#65279;Linda Isako Angst is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Lewis & Clark College .

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