The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan

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In an era marked by atrocities perpetrated on a grand scale, the tragedy of the so-called comfort women--mostly Korean women forced into prostitution by the Japanese army--endures as one of the darkest events of World War II. These women have usually been labeled victims of a war crime, a simplistic view that makes it easy to pin blame on the policies of imperial Japan and therefore easier to consign the episode to a war-torn past. In this revelatory study, C. Sarah Soh provocatively disputes this master narrative. Soh ...

The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226767772

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The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226767765

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