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Comfort women and sex in the battle zone

Author: Ikuhiko Hata; Jason Michael Morgan
Publisher: Lanham : Hamilton Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comfort Women and Sex in the Battle Zone is an exhaustive examination of the controversial issue of comfort women, who provided sexual services to soldiers before and during World War II. This book provides extensive documents and narratives by witnesses to shed light on the reality of these women who worked in the battle zone. It also covers Japan's political and diplomatic disagreements with neighboring nations,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ikuhiko Hata; Jason Michael Morgan
ISBN: 9780761870333 0761870334 9780761870340 0761870342
OCLC Number: 1030596155
Language Note: Translated from Japanese.
Description: x, 383 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Comfort Women Issue "Explodes" --
2. Japan's Licensed Prostitution System --
3. In Manchuria and on the Battlefields of China --
4. Along the Pacific Front --
5. "Battle Zone Sex" Around the World --
6. Personal Stories of the Comfort Women --
7. The Confabulations of Yoshida Seiji --
8. From the Kono Statement to the Coomaraswamy Report --
9. Spread of Misconceptions about Comfort Women to the International Community --
10. Merits and Demerits of the Asian Women's Fund --
11. Five Points of Contention: Q&A --
12. Comfort Women in the Battle Over History --
13. Three-Point Suite: The Facts about South Korea's Comfort Women, 1945 --
2015 --
Afterword / Hata Ikuhiko --
Appendixes --
1. Statement by Chief Cabinet Secretary Kono Yohei, (August 4, 1993) --
2. United States Department of War Information, Report APO 689 --
3. Requesting Correction of Factual Errors in McGraw-Hill Textbook --
Selected Bibliography --
Books and Journals --
Unpublished Governmental Sources.
Other Titles: Ianfu to senjō no sei.
Responsibility: by Ikuhiko Hata ; translated by Jason Michael Morgan.

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