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Books, Monographs

Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. London: Verse, 1991.

Barrett, Tony and Rick Tanaka. Okinawa Dreams OK. Berlin: Die-Gestalten-Verlag, 1997.

Befu, Harumi. Cultural Nationalism in East Asia: Representation and Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Coates, David, ed. Shattering the Myth of the Homogenous Society: Minority Issues and Movements in Japan. Berkeley: Japan Pacific Resource Network, 1990.

Dower, John. War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

Ethnic Studies Oral History Project and the United Okinawan Association of Hawaii. Uchinanchu: A History of Okinawans in Hawaii. Honolulu: Ethnic Studies Program, University Of Hawaii at Manoa, 1981.

Field, Norma. In the Realm of a Dying Emperor: Japan at Century's End. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Gellner, Ernest. Nations and Nationalism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993.

Gluck, Carol, and Stephen R. Graubard, eds. Showa: The Japan of Hirohito. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1992.

Hane, Mikiso. Modern Japan: A Historical Survey. Boulder: Westview Press, 1992.

Kerr, George. Okinawa: The History of an Island People. Rutland: Charles Tuttle Company, 1952.

The Okinawa Club of America. History of Okinawans in North America. Los Angeles: Asian American Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988.

Smith, Allan. Ryukyuan Culture and Society: A Survey. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1964.

Tanaka, Stefan. Japan's Orient: Rendering Pasts into History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Ward, Robert, ed. Political Development in Modern Japan. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1968.

Watanabe, Akio. The Okinawan Problem: A Chapter in U.S.-Japan Relations. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1970.

Weiner, Michael. Japan's Minorities: The Illusion of Homogeneity. London and New York: Routledge, 1997.


East Asia/US Women's Network Against Militarism. "U.S. Bases in Japan/Okinawa."

Mercier, Rick. "The Peace Movement in Okinawa." Z Magazine, February, 1996, 51-56.


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