Embodying belonging : racializing Okinawan diaspora in Bolivia and Japan (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Embodying belonging : racializing Okinawan diaspora in Bolivia and Japan

Author: Taku Suzuki
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Embodying Belonging is the first full-length study of a Okinawan diasporic community in South America and Japan. Under extraordinary conditions throughout the twentieth century (Imperial Japanese rule, the brutal Battle of Okinawa at the end of World War II, U.S. military occupation), Okinawans left their homeland and created various diasporic communities around the world. Colonia Okinawa, a farming settlement in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taku Suzuki
ISBN: 9780824833442 0824833449
OCLC Number: 433511642
Description: ix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Modern Okinawan transnationality : colonialism, diaspora, and "return" --
The making of patrones japonesas and dekasegi migrants --
From patrón to Nikkei-jin rōdōsha : class transformations --
Educating "good" Nikkei and Okinawan subjects --
Gendering transnationality : marriage, family and dekasegi.
Responsibility: Taku Suzuki.

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A study of an Okinawan diasporic community in South America and Japan. Based on the author's multisited field research on the work, education, and community lives of Okinawans in the Colonia and  Read more...

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