On the Margins of Empire: Buraku and Korean Identity in Prewar and Wartime Japan

On the Margins of Empire: Buraku and Korean Identity in Prewar and Wartime Japan

by Jeffrey Paul Bayliss
     
 

Koreans and Burakumin, two of the largest minority groups in modern Japan, share a history of discrimination that spans the decades of Japan’s modernization and imperial expansion. Bayliss explores the historical processes that cast them as “others” on the margins of the Japanese empire and that also influenced their views of themselves.See more details below

Overview

Koreans and Burakumin, two of the largest minority groups in modern Japan, share a history of discrimination that spans the decades of Japan’s modernization and imperial expansion. Bayliss explores the historical processes that cast them as “others” on the margins of the Japanese empire and that also influenced their views of themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674066687
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
05/20/2013
Series:
Harvard East Asian Monographs, #349
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Paul Bayliss is Associate Professor of History at Trinity College.

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