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Alegal : biopolitics and the unintelligibility of Okinawan life / Annmaria M. Shimabuku.

Author/creator Shimabuku, Annmaria M. editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : Fordham University Press, [2019]
Descriptionxix, 219 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Japan in the 1950s : symbolic victims -- Okinawa, 1945-1952 : allegories of becoming -- Okinawa, 1952-1958 : solidarity under the cover of darkness -- Okinawa, 1958-1972 : the subaltern speaks -- Okinawa, 1972-1995 : life that matters.
Abstract "Alegal traces the trans-Pacific biopolitics between a postwar American empire of military bases and postcolonial Japan that secured Okinawa as a U.S. military fortress. It shows how both managed sex in its base towns from 1945 to 2015, and elucidates the potential for Okinawan insurgency in response to this collaboration"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2018024874
ISBN9780823282661 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN082328266X hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN9780823282654 paperback ; alkaline paper
ISBN0823282651 paperback ; alkaline paper

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