Race for Empire : Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II / T. Fujitani.

"Race for Empire offers a profound and challenging reinterpretation of nationalism, racism, and wartime mobilization during the Asia-Pacific war. In parallel case studies--of Japanese Americans mobilized to serve in the United States Army and of Koreans recruited or drafted into the Japanese mi...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Fujitani, Takashi (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]
Series:Asia Pacific modern ; 7.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. From vulgar to polite racism. 1. Right to Kill, Right to Make Live: Koreans as Japanese
  • 2. "Very Useful and Very Dangerous": The Global Politics of Life, Death, and Race
  • pt. 2. Japanese as Americans. 3. Subject to Choice, Labyrinth of (Un)freedom
  • 4. Reasoning, Counterreasonings, and Counter-conduct
  • 5. Go for Broke, the Movie: The Transwar Making of American Heroes
  • pt. 3. Koreans as Japanese. 6. National Mobilization
  • 7. Nation, Blood, and Self-Determination
  • 8. The Colonial and National Politics of Gender, Sex, and Family.