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Okinawan people have developed a unique tradition of protest in their long history of oppression and marginalization. Beginning with the Ryukyu Kingdom's annexation to Japan in the late nineteenth century, Miyume Tanji charts the devastation caused by the Second World War, followed by the direct occupation of post-war Okinawa and continued presence of the US military forces in the wake of reversion to Japan in 1972. With ever more fragmented organizations, identities and strategies, Tanji explores how the unity of the Okinawan community of protest has come to rest increasingly on the politics of myth and the imagination. Drawing on original interview material with Okinawan protestors and in-depth analysis of protest history, Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa will appeal to scholars of Japanese history and politics, and those working on social movements and protest.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415365000
ISBN-10: 0415365007
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Miyume Tanji

Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University, Australia

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Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa by Miyume Tanji

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