TITLE

FRONTIER IN THE FAR EAST

AUTHOR(S)
SENSUI, HIDEKAZU
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Socie;Summer2010, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the significance of U.S. historian George H. Kerr's work on the history of the Ryukyu Islands and Okinawa, Japan. Author of the book "Ryukyu: Kingdom and Province Before 1945," Kerr is considered the father of Taiwanese independence since he was a specialist in the Taiwanese military and government. His work is seen as a rearrangement of fragmented memory to justify a separate people, such as the Ryukyuans and the Taiwanese, from the nation-state to which they belong.
ACCESSION #
53700283

 

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