Download PDF by Andrew D. Morris: Japanese Taiwan: Colonial Rule and its Contested Legacy

By Andrew D. Morris

Colonial brokers labored for 50 years to make a jap Taiwan, utilizing know-how, tradition, facts, exchange, and glossy ideologies to remake their new territory based on evolving rules of jap empire. because the finish of the Pacific struggle, this undertaking has been remembered, imagined, nostalgized, erased, commodified, manipulated, idealized and condemned via various sectors of Taiwan's inhabitants.

The quantity covers a number of topics, including colonial-era images, exploration, postwar deportation, activity, movie, media, monetary making plans, modern jap impacts on Taiwanese pop culture, and up to date nostalgia for and misunderstandings in regards to the colonial period.

Japanese Taiwan offers an interdisciplinary standpoint on those similar tactics of colonization and decolonization, explaining how the stories, scars and traumas of the colonial period were applied through the postwar interval. It presents a distinct critique of the 'Japaneseness' of the erstwhile chinese language Taiwan, therefore bringing new scholarship to endure on difficulties in modern East Asian politics.

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