Whenever you hear of Mio, a poor, small fishing village south-east of Osaka in Wakayama-ken, the name ‘Amerika Mura’ comes to mind. To the villagers ...
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In each of the previous chapters, we have seen young Yoshiko get a few tastes of the real political world around her ...
Most books about Japanese Americans focus on the West Coast because that’s where Japanese first arrived and settled on the US mainland.
So few ...
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“Fengtian was my castle of dreams,” we heard Yoshiko say in our previous chapter, and she had myriad reasons to feel that ...
On the 75th anniversary of the tragic bombing of Pearl Harbor, don’t you think it’s time to put to rest all the ...
Japanese immigration reached almost the entire Brazilian territory, much of it due to the demand for land for the cultivation of horticultural crops in general ...
Itoko Nishida, who lived from 1891 to 1987, was originally from Hiroshima-ken before she left Japan to become a picture bride to Kaichi Imada, who ...
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Connected to Japanese Society and Culture
Many Shin-Nisei (children of post war Japanese immigrants) on the U.S. continent do not identify ...
Slideshow above: The few remaining urban enclaves of Japanese American culture and identity.
Have you ever thought about what it means to identify as Japanese ...
My mom and I discovered the Japanese fabric store together two years ago. Under a blue awning, in a part of town we rarely went ...
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