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The Ainu, Law, and Legal Mobilization, 1984–2009

Georgina Stevens

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/9780824836979.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter provides a review of legal rulings pertaining to Ainu, but also develops an integrated assessment of how legal mobilization both at home and abroad has leveraged Ainu claims ... More


Ainu and Hunter-Gatherer Studies

Mark J. Hudson

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/9780824836979.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter suggests that revisiting the Ainu people's subsistence practice would illuminate one's knowledge of human foraging on a global scale. While historical models that positioned Ainu as ... 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


Erasing Footsteps: On Some Differences between the First and Popular Editions of Isabella Bird’s Unbeaten Tracks in Japan1

Ozawa Shizen

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the political implications of the revisions made to Unbeaten Tracks in Japan by Isabella Bird. The idealization of the Ainu people, the culminating northern point of her ... More


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