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

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Now available in this paperback! In this the parallel volume to The Boundaries of 'the Japanese': Volume 1: Okinawa 1818-1972 (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. Focus is placed 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 on the theme of inclusion and exclusion, the author comprehensively recounts and analyzes the events, actions, campaigns, and attitudes of both the rulers and the ruled as Japan endeavoured both to be seen as a strong, civilized nation by the wider world, and to 'civilize' its disparate subjects on its own terms. (Series: Japanese Society Series, Vol. 2) [Subject: Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, Asian Studies, Japanese Studies, Cultural Studies, History]
Genre: History, Social Science
Series Title: Japanese Society
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Volume number: 2
Author: Eiji Oguma
Language: English
Street Date: August 31, 2017
TCIN: 52750365
UPC: 9781925608946
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-3180
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