By Miyume Tanji
Okinawan humans have built a distinct culture of protest of their lengthy historical past of oppression and marginalization. starting with the Ryukyu Kingdom’s annexation to Japan within the overdue 19th century, Miyume Tanji charts the devastation brought on by the second one global conflict, through the direct profession of post-war Okinawa and endured presence of the united states army forces within the wake of reversion to Japan in 1972.
With ever extra fragmented businesses, identities and methods, Tanji explores how the solidarity of the Okinawan neighborhood of protest has come to relaxation more and more at the politics of delusion and the mind's eye.
Drawing on unique interview fabric with Okinawan protestors and in-depth research of protest historical past, Myth, Protest and fight in Okinawa will attract students of jap background and politics, and people engaged on social routine and protest.