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Boundaries of the Japanese : Korea, Taiwan and the Ainu 1868-1945 (Vol 2) (Hardcover) (Eiji Oguma)

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In this the parallel volume to The Boundaries of 'the Japanese': Volume 1: Okinawa 1818-1972 (Trans Pacific Press, 2014), renowned historical sociologist Eiji Oguma further explores the fluctuating political, geographical, ethnic and sociocultural borders of 'Japan' and 'the Japanese' from the latter years of the Tokugawa shogunate to the mid-20th century, focusing first upon the northern island of Hokkaido with its indigenous Ainu inhabitants, and then upon the mainstays of Japan's colonial empire - Taiwan and Korea. In continuing to elaborate his theme of inclusion and exclusion, the author comprehensively recounts and analyses the events, actions, campaigns and attitudes of both the rulers and the ruled as Japan endeavoured both to be seen as a strong, civilised nation by the wider world, and to 'civilise' its disparate subjects on its own terms.
Genre: History, Social Science
Series Title: Japanese Society
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Volume number: 2
Author: Eiji Oguma
Language: English
Street Date: April 17, 2017
TCIN: 52487699
UPC: 9781925608953
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-2483
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