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Author Chapman, David, 1961- author
Title The Bonin Islanders, 1830 to the present : narrating Japanese nationality / David Chapman
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  DS895.B6 C38 2016    AVAILABLE    30600020101110
 Modern History Library  952.8 C466    AVAILABLE    30550100636891
Descript xx, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Asia world
Note "This book examines the social and cultural history of the Bonin Islands and its inhabitants from the first settlements in the early nineteenth century to today. It provides a critical approach to understanding how communities create local narratives while located between powerful nations and national discourses"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-214) and index
The orphan, the uninhabited, and the archbishop : narratives of discovery and possession -- An unsettled settlement : narratives of promise and menace -- Encountering Japan : narratives of possession and reclamation -- Naturalized foreigners : narratives of nation and modernity -- Christianity, colonialism, and community : narratives of spectacle and religion -- Strangers at home : narratives of suspicion and conflict -- A world apart : narratives of identity
Link Online version: Chapman, David, 1961- Bonin Islanders, 1830 to the present Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016 9781498516648 (DLC) 2015049577
Subject Bonin Islands (Japan) -- History
Bonin Islands (Japan) -- Historiography
Bonin Islands (Japan) -- Social conditions
Community life -- Japan -- Bonin Islands -- History
Bonin Islands (Japan) -- Relations
Nationalism -- Japan -- Bonin Islands -- History
Ethnicity -- Japan -- Bonin Islands -- History
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