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Commercial Rice Cultivation and the Regional Economy of Southeastern Asia, 1850–1950

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book Chapter

...Trading and settlement patterns across Asia owe much to the availability of rice in particular locations. In the early nineteenth century, the majority of those who ate rice also grew it, but a century later a large and growing number...

The Performing Body in a Bicephalous State: Ankoku Butoh in Context

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

...The 1950s saw a host of popular narratives that promote science and technology as the way not only to achieve ‘recovery’ (fukkō) but also to overcome the nation’s past weaknesses to grow even stronger. Despite this dominant focus, less...

The taste, smell, and semiotics of cigarettes

Tricia Starks

Tricia Starks is Associate Professor of History at the University of Arkansas, USA. She is the author of The Body Soviet: Propaganda, Hygiene and the Revolutionary State (2008) and co-editor, with Matthew P. Romaniello, of Tobacco in Russian History and Culture from the Seventeenth Century to the Present (2009). 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

...The late-imperial Russian cigarette was an intercessory experience of smell and taste produced by blend of leaf, method of curing, and marinating sauce. Its flavor was constructed through leaves, sugars, and spices, but also through...

Coda

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

...While officials boasted about achievements in the prevention of child neglect, the state was busy creating new displaced minors and juvenile criminals through the instrumental use of repression and sheer carelessness. War served as the main...

Coda

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 gives an overview of juvenile correctional institutions during and after the war. It reflects on the overarching themes of the state’s role in the marginalization of children, as well as a disparity between the theory...

Japanese Comfort Women and the Contemporary Justice Movement

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

...There are no exceptions. There are no exceptions for men, who are privileged, to invade. And there are no exceptions for women – which is to say: ‘Oh yes, you mustn’t do it to that woman. But do you see her over there? … Yeah, it’s okay. Do...

Okinawan Prostituted Women and Comfort Stations at War’s End

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

...The Battle of Okinawa … is often referred to as one of the bloodiest battles fought in the Pacific War … The battle was fought between 548,000 US troops … and more than 110,000 Japanese troops … but it also involved in various ways more...

Conclusion

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 book dispels one of the most pervasive wartime myths of unprecedented and unmatched state care for all children. Indeed, social control, not children, was at the top of the state’s priority list. Attempting to preserve public order...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...The chapters in this volume have illustrated different aspects of food culture during the Middle Ages in Europe and in the Mediterranean world. This last section is an overview of the techniques, products, food-related behaviors, social...

Educating through Labour

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 Stalinist regime envisaged juvenile colonies as places of childhood, where youngsters were to be socialized, educated and trained to become productive members of society. This chapter shows that while the reality of wartime institutions...