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Harvard East Asian Monographs 317

When Empire Comes Home

Repatriation and Reintegration in Postwar Japan

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HARDCOVER

$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674033429

Publication Date: 08/31/2009

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264 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftones, 3 maps, 4 tables

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  • Maps, Figures, and Tables
  • Introduction: Repatriation, Decolonization, and the Transformations of Postwar Japan
  • New Maps of Asia
  • The Co-Production of the Repatriate, 1945–49
  • “The Future of the Japanese Race” and “Argumentative Types”: Women from Manchuria and Men from Siberia
  • “In the End, It Was the Japanese Who Got Us”: Repatriates in Literature, Songs, and Film
  • “No Longer Hikiagesha”: Orphans and Women Left Behind in China
  • Conclusion: Third Party Decolonization and Post-Imperial Japan
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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