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The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the untold history of the removal of métis [mixed-race] children from their Vietnamese, Cambodian and Lao mothers as part of a colonial plan to reproduce the French race in ... More


Memory Map 3: Orphans’ Memories

Mariko Asano Tamanoi

in Memory Maps: The State and Manchuria in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832674
eISBN:
9780824870072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832674.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the oral and written memories of the children of Japanese agrarian settlers who were left behind in China in the aftermath of the war but returned to Japan after the mid-1970s. ... More


Memory Map 4: Chinese People’s Memories

Mariko Asano Tamanoi

in Memory Maps: The State and Manchuria in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832674
eISBN:
9780824870072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832674.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter first discusses the memories of the Japanese colonization of Manchuria that were recounted by ordinary Chinese people and then published in the cultural and historical documents ... More


Introduction

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction explores the role of race and indigenous motherhood in the decision to systematically remove fatherless métis from their Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Lao mothers. It situates this ... More


Founding of the Métis Protection Societies, 1870–1908

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the development of métis “protection” programs in relation to the formation of the colonial state. The métis protection system developed out of a sense of urgency to stem the ... More


Frenchmen’s Children, 1909–1929

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter will show how métis protection societies appropriated World War I-era metropolitan rhetoric on depopulation to make the case that fatherless métis children of French (or other European) ... More


The Great Depression and Centralization, 1929–1938

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the Great Depression, mass poverty led the French government and indigenous charities to develop poverty relief programs, including childcare institutions. As institutionalized childcare ... More


War, Political Loyalty, and Racial Demography, 1938–1945

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japanese occupation of Indochina in World War II and subsequent rise of Vietnamese anticolonial movements triggered a veritable panic among French administrators and colonists about maintaining a ... More


The Last French Island in Indochina, 1945–1956

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the French Indochina War (1946-1954)—in which France attempted to reestablish colonial control over Indochina while the DRV aimed to establish Vietnamese sovereignty–the colony’s métis ... More


Victims of Decolonization, 1957–1980

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the post-colonial period and US-Vietnam War (1954-1975), the FOEFI continued to search for métis children and invoked defunct colonial-era laws to justify separating them from their mothers ... More


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