Abandoned in Manchuria: The Japanese from China Claimed That They Were Abandoned in Manchuria, Who Now Become Japan's Unskilled Labor and Poli

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Just a few days before Japan's surrender in 1945, its Manchurian colony was attacked by the Soviets. Many unarmed Japanese settled in colonial villages died or committed collective suicide, while others starved in refugee camps. Some survived. They did so by entering Chinese families as wives or adopted children. After decades, they have been repatriated to Japan, often with their Chinese extended family members of three generations. Their repatriation brought up complex feelings of historical indebtedness within...
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Overview

Just a few days before Japan's surrender in 1945, its Manchurian colony was attacked by the Soviets. Many unarmed Japanese settled in colonial villages died or committed collective suicide, while others starved in refugee camps. Some survived. They did so by entering Chinese families as wives or adopted children. After decades, they have been repatriated to Japan, often with their Chinese extended family members of three generations. Their repatriation brought up complex feelings of historical indebtedness within the Japanese public. Such guilt began to fade away when Japan has been distressed by these rural migrants. Tensions deepened when the repatriates accused the state of abandoning them at court. What they really want is to negotiate for advancement through whatever means between metropolitan Japan and rural China to "hitchhike" a modern life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781469934235
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

With anthropological training, Yeeshan Yang is a writer for various types of work, including fiction, screenplay, nonfiction, research report and academic book in both Chinese and English languages. She reads Japanese and this ability enables her to contribute more about East Asian cultural products to the international readership.

For particular nature of works, she writes under other pen names. Or she writes under her legal name Dr. Yeeshan Chan for scholarly publications. She now is keen on developing creative-nonfiction style of writing. In recent years Yeeshan Yang is actively in making feature films for international audiences. She can be reached at yeeshan.yang@gmail.com

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