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Negotiating “Japaneseness”

ShiPu Wang

in Becoming American? The Art and Identity Crisis of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834180
eISBN:
9780824870393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834180.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Kuniyoshi's efforts to demonstrat his allegiance to America following Pearl Harbor. Through a series of public statements he forcefully touted both his American allegiance and ... More


Introduction

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines Japanese cinema during the 1920s and 1930s, and more specifically how Japanese modernity took shape in the film culture of the period. It considers film genres that highlight ... More


“Manzanar, the Eyes of the World Are upon You”: Internee Performance and Archival Ambivalence

Emily Roxworthy

in The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832209
eISBN:
9780824869359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832209.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the self-conscious construction of Japanese American identities and the internment experience in the internee-run Manzanar Free Press, which epitomized the camp newspapers ... More


Is Ainu History Japanese History?

David L. Howell

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how Ainu history has been balkanized within the discipline of Japanese history. The idea that the Ainu are the subjects rather than merely the objects of history gained ... More


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