New PDF release: Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women,

By Mire Koikari

ISBN-10: 1107079500

ISBN-13: 9781107079502

ISBN-10: 1107438810

ISBN-13: 9781107438811

during this leading edge and interesting learn, Mire Koikari recasts the USA career of Okinawa as a startling instance of chilly battle cultural interplay within which women's grassroots actions related to houses and homemaking performed a pivotal position in reshaping the contours folks and eastern imperialisms. Drawing on insights from experiences of gender, Asia, the USA and postcolonialism, Koikari analyzes how the career sparked household schooling hobbies in Okinawa, mobilizing an collection of girls – domestic economists, army better halves, membership ladies, college scholars and homemakers – from the U.S., Okinawa and mainland Japan. those ladies went directly to pursue a sequence of actions to advertise 'modern domesticity' and construct 'multicultural friendship' amidst excessive militarization at the islands. As those girls took their dedication to domesticity and multiculturalism onto the bigger terrain of the Pacific, they got here to articulate the complicated intertwinement of gender, race, domesticity, empire and transnationality that existed throughout the chilly War.

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