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An Occupied Homeland (1945–1972)

Steve Rabson

in The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan: Crossing the Borders Within

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835347
eISBN:
9780824871772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835347.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at the ways in which Okinawans coped with hardships arising out of Japan's surrender post-World War II and the American military occupation. By mid-August 1945, when Japan's ... More


Gendered and Censored Modernity: Two Female Singers and their Music in South Korea

Soojin Kim

in Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824869861
eISBN:
9780824875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869861.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which a juxtaposition of two definitions of modernity are reflected in the two female singers, Yi Mi-ja and Patti Kim, who actively performed in postwar South Korea, ... More


Continuity and Change in Hollywood’s Representations of American-Asian Relations in War and Peace

Robert Brent Toplin

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In “Continuity and Change in Hollywood’s Representations of American-Asian Relations in War and Peace” Toplin examines Japanese, Chinese, and to a lesser extent, Korean characters in American films ... More


War Plays in Kabuki—a Retrospection: August 1945

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Kabuki theater was a living, contemporary performing art as late as 1945. When the war was over and American Occupation officials responsible for theater arrived in Japan, they were told that kabuki ... More


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