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Author Hamilton, Walter (Walter Stuart)

Title Children of the occupation : Japan's untold story / Walter Hamilton
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth, 2012


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 MELB  395.3 Ham/Cot  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm
regular print
Summary The author artfully blends oral histories with an historical and political analysis of international race relations and immigration policy in North America and Australia, to highlight the little-known story of the thousands of children that resulted from the unions of Japanese women and Allied servicemen posted to Japan following WWII
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject British Commonwealth Occupation Forces
Identity (Psychology) -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Military bases, American -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Racially mixed children -- Japan.
War brides.
White Australia policy.
World War, 1939-1945.
Australia -- Relations -- Japan.
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1945-
ISBN 9781742233314