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Eleven Winters of Discontent

The Siberian Internment and the Making of a New Japan

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674986435

Publication Date: 01/04/2022

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384 pages

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

17 photos, 2 maps

World

  • Note on Terms
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: In the Prisons Stalin Built
  • 1. Beyond the Nation: The Siberian Internment in Global History
  • 2. Embodiments of Empire: The Internees as Imperial Vestiges
  • 3. Bedbug Country Chronicles: The Soviet Union in Japanese Camp Memoirs
  • 4. Cold, Hunger, and Hard Labor: Japanese Experiences in the Soviet Camps
  • 5. The Skillful Application of Propaganda Principles: POWs and Soviet Reeducation
  • 6. In the Cold War Cross Fire: Returnees and the Superpower Confrontation
  • 7. We Cannot Die as Slaves: The Struggle for Recognition and Compensation
  • Epilogue: Breaking Boundaries
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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