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An Aesthetic Analysis of Ankoku Butoh

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In a period Ohno Yoshito described as the beginning of Hijikata’s ‘own dance’ beginning around 1972, Hijikata developed and recorded a set of études in choreographic notations known as the Butoh-fu (Butoh phrases). These helped butoh-ka...

Occupied Bodies in the Twenty-First Century: Continuing the Butoh Legacy

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...After Hijikata’s death, butoh mushroomed in several transnational reconfigurations. Too many to engage here, most groups chose to freely aestheticize, decontextualize and instrumentalize butoh to their own ends. Kaitaisha delved further...

Conclusion: Sexual Slavery and the Crucible of Contemporary Japan

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Japan today is a frightening place. We’ve got these ex-military men who have the gall to stand for parliament handing out their business cards at polling booths, just full of themselves and riding high in their civilian lives (Japanese ‘Ms...

The Military Democratization of Prostitution

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Do you really think a woman enjoys going out into a warzone and having sweaty, beast-like men torment her body to its limits? All of us were poor and couldn’t get enough to eat; we needed the money. Don’t you think that’s why we gritted our...

Maloletka

Olga Kucherenko

Olga Kucherenko is the author of Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941–45 (2011). She is currently working on a new project, investigating Anglo-Soviet relations in the 1940s Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soviet Street Children and the Second World War : Welfare and Social Control under Stalin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...This chapter examines juvenile correctional institutions. Although in legal terms juvenile penitentiaries were places of punishment, it was emphasized that their overarching goal was resocialization rather than repression. The legislator...

Rolling Stones

Olga Kucherenko

Olga Kucherenko is the author of Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941–45 (2011). She is currently working on a new project, investigating Anglo-Soviet relations in the 1940s Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soviet Street Children and the Second World War : Welfare and Social Control under Stalin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...The chapter describes the plight of thousands of street children, their mores and means of survival, as well as the factors that pressured them into vagrancy and delinquent behaviour, such as decreased parental supervision, limited access...

‘Homes for Heroes’: Veterans and the Postwar Housing Crisis

Robert Dale

Robert Dale is Lecturer in Russian History at Newcastle University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Demobilized Veterans in Late Stalinist Leningrad : Soldiers to Civilians

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...In February 1946 Vasilii Aleksandrov was invalided out of the Red Army. In mid-March he was greeted by his mother, aunt and a cousin, also a disabled veteran, at the railway station in Ordezh, approximately 130 kilometres south...

Stalinism’s sights and smells in the films of Aleksei German, Sr

Russian History through the Senses : From 1700 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...This chapter probes the issue of smell in work of the late Soviet/Russian filmmaker Aleksei German, Sr. For German, whose films often probed life in the Stalinist era, smell constituted a convenient, albeit illusive avenue to the past....

Sensing danger: The Red Army during the Second World War

Russian History through the Senses : From 1700 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Millions of Red Army conscripts and volunteers found themselves totally unprepared for the extreme environment that awaited them on the battlefields of the Eastern Front. This chapter examines the contrast between Red Army troops...

Humoral bodies in cold climates

Matthew P. Romaniello

Matthew P. Romaniello is Associate Professor of History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA. He is the author of The Elusive Empire: Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671 (2012), and the co-editor of three volumes, including Tobacco in Russian History and Culture from the Seventeenth Century to the Present (2009) with Tricia Starks. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russian History through the Senses : From 1700 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Western visitors to eighteenth-century Russia had a recurring complaint about traveling through the country—it was far too cold for good health. Russia’s cold caused pain and illness, and even local remedies like the bathhouse failed...