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Title Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border : Karafuto/Sakhalin / edited by Svetlana Paichadze and Philip A. Seaton
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
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Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 105
Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 105
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Notes on transliterations; Introduction; Part I Borderland societies pre-1945; 1 Japanese society on Karafuto; 2 Borders, borderlands and migration in Sakhalin and the Priamur region: a comparative study; Part II Postwar population movements; 3 Occupation-era Hokkaido and the emergence of the Karafuto repatriate: the role of repatriate leaders; 4 Soviet rule in south Sakhalin and the Japanese community, 1945-1949
11 Language, identity and educational issues of 'repatriates' from SakhalinAppendix: a chronology of Karafuto/Sakhalin; Index
5 Returning from Harbin: Northeast Asia, 1945Part III Reconstructing narratives of Karafuto/Sakhalin; 6 Memories beyond borders: Karafuto sites of memory in Hokkaido; 7 Homecoming visits to Karafuto: how is home (furusato) reconstructed after a long absence?; 8 Russia's 'last barren islands': the southern Kurils and the territorialization of regional memory; Part IV Postwar lives and returning 'home'; 9 Dreams of returning to the homeland: Koreans in Karafuto and Sakhalin; 10 Multi-layered identities of returnees in their 'historical homeland': returnees from Sakhalin
Summary In the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, its Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. Then in the wake of the Second World War, Russia seized control of the island and the Japanese inhabitants were deported. Sakhalin's history as a border zone makes it a lynchpin of Russo-Japanese relations, and as such it is a rich case study for exploring the key themes of this book: life in the borderlands, migration, repatriatio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Chōsen Kōgei Kenkyūkai
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Russia (Federation) -- Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai︠a︡ oblastʹ) -- Influence
Japan -- Foreign relations -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- Japan
Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai︠a︡ oblastʹ, Russia) -- History
Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai︠a︡ oblastʹ, Russia) -- Social conditions
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Paichadze, Svetlana, editor.
Seaton, Philip A., 1972- editor.
ISBN 1315752689