Okinawan reversion story war, peace, occupation, reversion, 1945-1972 by Gordon Warner

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  • Okinawa-ken (Japan),
  • Japan,
  • United States


  • Okinawa-ken (Japan) -- History.,
  • Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan.,
  • Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.

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StatementGordon Warner.
LC ClassificationsDS894.99.O3785 W37 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL600170M
LC Control Number96193585

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On February 1,the pragmatically weak legislature of Okinawa accused the US of colonialism and requested the investigation of the United Nations. InSato Eisaku called for the reversion of Okinawa in his campaign for Prime Minister, and his victory marked the first serious political pressure towards this issue.

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On that day inthe Ryukyu government, under U.S. Army Lt. Gen. James B. Lampert, shifted to the Okinawa Prefectural Government of Japan. The local currency changed from U.S. dollars to. To tell the full Ogasawara reversion story would truly take an entire book.

This article focuses on one crucial aspect of the larger story: the nuclear weapons storage issue and the evolution of the secret agreement that resolved it. The Okinawa Reversion Agreement (Japanese: 沖縄返還協定, Hepburn: Okinawahenkan kyōtei) was an agreement between Japan and the United States in which the United States relinquished in favor of Japan all rights and interests under Article III of the Treaty of San Francisco Okinawan reversion story book as a result of the Pacific War, thus returning the Okinawa Prefecture to Japanese sovereignty.

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Exploring contemporary Okinawan culture, politics, and historical memory, this book argues that the long Japanese tradition of defining Okinawa as a subordinate and peripheral part of Japan means that all claims of Okinawan distinctiveness necessarily become part of the larger debate over contemporary identity.

The contributors trace the renascence of the debate in the burst of cultural and /5(2). Robert D. Eldridge, a former professor of U.S.-Japan relations at Osaka University, is the author of "The Return of the Amami Islands" (Lexington, ), and is writing a book on the reversion.

LDP voted the Okinawa Reversion Agreement through the Lower House in the face of an opposition party boycott. On the anniversary day,the Okinawan people expressed mixed feelings because, as a result of the Agreement huge U.S. military bases still existed on the islands, reducing their pleasure at returning to Japan.

NAHA, Okinawa, April 20— The sign on Okinawa's faded executive office building pro claims, in Japanese, “25 Days to Reversion,” and the number is changed each morning. But as the long‐sought day ap. By Steve Rabson. University of Hawai`i Press, Honolulu, ix, pages. $ Reviewed by Gabriele Vogt University of Hamburg Steve Rabson's new book, The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan, could not have been published at a better time: the year marked the fortieth anniversary of the so-called reversion of Okinawa to Japan.

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also signed a secret treaty according to which the Japanese state cannot act inside the U.S. military bases. Thus, if the reversion treaty is invalid the term "citizens.

The work begins with the experiences of women who worked in Osaka’s spinning factories in the early twentieth century, covers the years of the Pacific War and the prolonged U.S. military occupation of Okinawa, and finally treats the period following Okinawa’s reversion to Japan in Okinawa Reversion era.

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Edited by Ina Hein and Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer. Vienna: Department of East Asian Studies/Japanese Studies, University of Vienna, pp. ISBN: (paper). - Heritage Politics: Shuri Castle and Okinawa's Incorporation into Modern. Okinawa Prefecture (沖縄県, Japanese: Okinawa-ken, Okinawan: Uchinaa-chin) is a prefecture of Japan located on the Ryukyu Islands.

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when he made his visit to Okinawa in and. 2. Edwin O. Reischauer, Japan: The Story of A Nation, (New York, Alfred A.

Knopf, Publisher, ), See also, Walter Lafeber, The Clash: U.S.-Japanese Relations.

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