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Author Bayliss, Jeffrey Paul, 1965-
Title On the margins of empire : Buraku and Korean identity in prewar and wartime Japan / Jeffrey Paul Bayliss
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2013
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 Modern History Library  305.568 B358    AVAILABLE    30550100536562
 RCHSS Library  DS830 B39 2013    AVAILABLE    30560400492309
 人文社會聯圖  DS830 .B39 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020420717
Descript xii, 437 pages ; 24 cm
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Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 349
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-414) and index
Modernity and marginalization: describing Burakumin and Koreans in Meiji Japan -- Early Buraku and Korean reactions: modernity and empire from the margins -- Minorities and the minority problem in the 1920s: threats to state and empire, and the liberal response -- Minority activism and identity politics in the age of imperial democracy -- The "minority problem" in Japan's "new order": state minority policies and mobilization for war -- Minorities in a time of national crisis: Burakumin and Koreans during mobilization and war -- Interminority relations, 1920-45: movements and communities -- Conclusion : prejudice, policy, and proximity on the margins of empire
"Provides new insights into the majority prejudices, social and political movements, and state policies that influenced the perceived positions of Koreans and Burakumin as "others" on the margins of the Japanese empire and also the minorities' views of themselves, their place in the nation, and the often strained relations between the two groups"--Provided by publisher
Subject Minorities -- Japan -- History -- 20th century
Discrimination -- Japan -- History -- 20th century
Buraku people -- Japan -- History -- 20th century
Koreans -- Japan -- History -- 20th century
Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century
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