Nationalism and Gender (Japanese Society Series)

By | July 7, 2019
Nationalism and Gender (Japanese Society Series) Author Chizuko Ueno
ISBN-10 1876843594
ISBN-13 9781876843595
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 263
Language English
Publisher Trans Pacific Press
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A discursive battle over how Japan s history should be remembered constitutes the most recent and perhaps the most explosive round in a struggle over the legitimacy of different narrator s understandings of the past and its focus on the comfort women issue Feminist theorist Chizuko Ueno confronts head on in her usual lucid and hard hitting style the various actors in the debate She skillfully cuts through the argument of the neo nationalist historical revisionists who have attempted to deny or minimize the reality of the former comfort women Ueno s equally biting treatment of her natural allies left wing historians and feminist supporters of the comfort women has also made the book highly controversial

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