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Becoming Taiwanese

Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s to 1950s

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$65.00 • £52.95 • €58.50

ISBN 9780674237209

Publication Date: 04/16/2019

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426 pages

6 x 9 inches

25 photos, 3 illus., 7 maps, 4 tables

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  • List of Figures, Tables, Maps*
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Note to the Reader
  • Introduction
  • 1. Building and Populating a Vanguard City
  • 2. “Love of City and Love of Self”: Constructing Identities in the Crucible of Jilong
  • 3. “Civilization Enters Here”: Local Elites, Social Organizations, and the Reterritorialization of Jilong
  • 4. Sacred Spaces: Religions and the Construction of Identities
  • 5. Realms of Welfare: Social Work and Border Defense
  • 6. Defining New Boundaries in the Reconstruction of Jilong, 1945–1947
  • 7. Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the Re-creation of Jilong, 1945–1955
  • Epilogue: History, Memory, and the Usage and Utility of Taiwanese Ethnicity
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Figures, Tables, Maps
    • Figures
      • 1.1. Three Views of Taiwan: The Rain of Kiirun, left panel
      • 1.2. Three Views of Taiwan: The Rain of Kiirun, center panel
      • 1.3. The Jilong train station
      • 1.4. The Osaka Shipping Company building in Jilong
      • 1.5. Jilong’s import and export trade, 1897–1944
      • 1.6. Population of Jilong, by origin, 1898–1941
      • 1.7. Composition of Jilong population, by origin, 1905–41
      • 1.8. Shintanagai (Ch., Xindian) Street in the islander district of Big Jilong
      • 1.9. Gijū (Ch., Yizhong) Street in the Japanese district of Small Jilong
      • 1.10. Yan Yunnian
      • 1.11. Yan Guonian
      • 1.12. Xu Zisang
      • 1.13. Ishizaka Sōsaku
      • 1.14. Kimura Kutarō
      • 1.15. Ōmi Tokigorō
      • 1.16. A coal mine owned by Kimura Kutarō
      • 1.17. A coal mine owned by Yan Yunnian
      • 2.1. The Japanese red-light district in the Denryōkō district of Jilong
      • 2.2. The Jilong Aquarium
      • 2.3. The new Jilong city government building, 1932
      • 3.1. The former post office in Jilong
      • 3.2. Jilong Public Hall
      • 3.3. Panoramic view of Jilong’s harbor (detail)
      • 4.1. Qing’an Temple
      • 4.2. Dianji Temple
      • 4.3. Jilong Shrine
      • 4.4. Kubōji Temple
      • 4.5. Water lanterns
      • 4.6. The procession of a deity-welcoming festival
      • 5.1. Headquarters of the Jilong Fraternity Group
      • 6.1. A Japanese family selling their belongings
      • 6.2. Japanese awaiting deportation
      • 6.3. Bombed buildings in Jilong
      • 6.4. Rebuilding Jilong after the devastation of war
    • Tables
      • 2.1. Japanese language comprehension among Taiwanese in Jilong, 1932–35
      • 5.1. Cases handled by welfare commissioners in Jilong and northern Taiwan
      • 6.1. Jilong’s wartime and postwar populations
      • 7.1. The fate of Japanese temples in Jilong, 1950s
    • Maps
      • 1.1. Taiwan and the southeast coast of China
      • 1.2. Jilong harbor, circa 1860
      • 1.3. Prewar Jilong
      • 2.1. State institutions
      • 3.1. Social organizations
      • 4.1. Sacred spaces
      • 6.1. Postwar Jilong

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