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Hiroko Matsuda is associate professor in the Department of Contemporary Social Studies at Kobe Gakuin University.
Pedro Iacobelli is assistant professor in the Institute of History at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Introduction: Rethinking Postwar Okinawa, Hiroko Matsuda and Pedro Iacobelli
Chapter 1: History as a Mirror of Self: A Note on Post-war Okinawan Historiography, Hidekazu Sensui
Chapter 2: Nursing the U.S. Occupation: Okinawan Public Health Nurses in U.S.-Occupied Okinawa, Asako Masubuchi
Chapter 3: The Occupying Other: Third-Country Nationals and the U.S. Bases in Okinawa, Johanna O. Zulueta
Chapter 4: Reversion-Era Proposals for Okinawan Regional Autonomy, Ryan Masaaki Yokota
Chapter 5: Beyond Minority History: Okinawa Korea People’s Solidarity and Internationalization of the Okinawa Struggle, Shinnosuke Takahashi
Chapter 6: Fault Lines of Occupation, Limits of Hybridity: Race, Class and Transnationalism in Okinawa and Japan, Ayako Takamori
Chapter 7: Champurū Text: Decolonial Okinawan Writing, Ariko S. Ikehara
Chapter 8: The Black Pacific through Okinawan Eyes: Photographer Mao Ishikawa’s “Hot Days in Camp Hansen!!” and “Life in Philly,” Laura Kina
Rethinking Postwar Okinawa views familiar issues from different angles and challenges the paradigms usually associated with them. . . . The advantage of this collection is its innovative analyses of several issues confronting Okinawans since World War II.
— The Journal of Japanese Studies
This excellent collection places Okinawa in a transnational frame, linking events in Okinawa within broader Asia–Pacific processes, with the parallel and connected histories of places like the Philippines and Hawai'i and with the movements of people between these places.
— Vera Mackie, University of Wollongong