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The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Richard S. Kim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

This book traces the development of Korean immigrant nationalism within the context of the Korean independence movement which sought to liberate Korea from Japanese colonial rule. Regarding Japanese ... More


Becoming "Japanese": Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation

Leo Ching

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225510
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1895 Japan acquired Taiwan as its first formal colony after a resounding victory in the Sino-Japanese war. For the next fifty years, Japanese rule devastated and transformed the entire ... More


Erotic Grotesque Nonsense: The Mass Culture of Japanese Modern Times

Miriam Silverberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222731
eISBN:
9780520924628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222731.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This history of Japanese mass culture during the decades preceding Pearl Harbor argues that the new gestures, relationship, and humor of ero-guro-nansensu (erotic grotesque nonsense) expressed a ... More


Ethnic and Colonial Memories: The Korean Atom Bomb Memorial

Lisa Yoneyama

in Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses recent attempts to reprogram memories of Japanese colonialism in Korea and the post-colonial experiences of those Korean resident aliens, explaining that the Korean Atom Bomb ... More


Loyalty and Liberation

Keith L. Camacho

in Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the origins and impact of the notions of loyalty and liberation among the Chamorro people in the Mariana Islands in the time before World War II, with particular emphasis on ... More


World War II in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

in Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the impact of World War II in the Mariana Islands, with particular emphasis on the motives and consequences of American and Japanese wartime colonial policies and indigenous ... More


Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Lisa Yoneyama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Remembering Hiroshima, the city obliterated by the world's first nuclear attack, has been a complicated and intensely politicized process, as we learn from this investigation of the “dialectics of ... More


Introduction

Theodore Jun Yoo

in The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book seeks to employ new methodologies by analyzing how Korean women from different socioeconomic backgrounds experienced the tumultuous period of Japanese colonialism. In particular, it seeks ... More


How Did We Get Here?

John Lie

in K-Pop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283114
eISBN:
9780520958944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283114.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The introductory chapter provides a genealogy of popular music in South Korea and charts a series of rifts that separates traditional Korean music from K-pop. In particular, Japanese and American ... More


Christianity and Civil Society in Colonial Korea: The Civil Society Movement of Cho Man-sik and the P’yŏngyang YMCA against Japanese Colonialism

Kyusik Chang

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the issue of modernity in Korea during the Japanese colonial period (1910–1945), using the city of P’yŏngyang as a case study. It considers how Koreans embraced Christianity as ... More


The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Theodore JunYoo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study examines how the concept of “Korean woman” underwent a radical transformation in Korea's public discourse during the years of Japanese colonialism. The book shows that as women moved out ... More


State Making under Imperialism: Fragmentation and Consolidation in the Central State

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The opening chapter conceives the organizational development of the state in Korea from the late nineteenth century to the end of Japanese colonialism as rationalizations of—and responses ... More


Between Mission and Medicine: The Early History of Severance Hospital

Yunjae Park

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the history of the Severance Hospital, one of the leading hospitals in Korea, and how it transformed from a government hospital to a Christian institution. It shows how those ... More


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