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Abandoned Japanese in postwar Manchuria : the lives of war orphans and wives in two countries

Author: Yeeshan Chan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Japan anthropology workshop series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the experiences of the zanryu-hojin - the Japanese civilians, mostly women and children, who were abandoned in Manchuria after the end of the Second World War when Japan's puppet state in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Japanese
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yeeshan Chan
ISBN: 9780415591812 0415591813 9780203839331 0203839331
OCLC Number: 617619315
Description: xx, 183 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Approaches to the study of zanryu-hojin --
pt. I Structures: zanryu-hojin acting passively in response to social changes --
2. Zanryu-hojin within the flow of historical change --
3. Personhoods formed in rural Northeast China --
4. Repatriation since 1972 --
pt. II Families: relationships within zanryu-hojin families over a transnational space --
5. Three family accounts --
6. Family in transition --
7. Generational tensions and personhoods developed in Japan --
pt. III Negotiation: strategies for betterment --
8. Qiaoxiang practices and profiting from kinship --
9. Volunteerism and activism --
10. Conclusion: to what extent have they transformed?
Series Title: Japan anthropology workshop series.
Responsibility: Yeeshan Chan.
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