The Closed Hand: Images of the Japanese in Modern Peruvian Literature

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In her book, The Closed Hand: Images of the Japanese in Modern Peruvian Literature, Rebecca Riger Tsurumi captures the remarkable story behind the changing human landscape in Peru at the end of the nineteenth century when Japanese immigrants established what would become the second largest Japanese community in South America. She analyzes how non-Japanese Peruvian narrators unlock the unspoken attitudes and beliefs about the Japanese held by mainstream Peruvian society, as reflected in works written between l966 and 2006. ...

The Closed Hand: Images of the Japanese in Modern Peruvian Literature 2012, Purdue University Press

ISBN-13: 9781557536075

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