From confinement to containment : Japanese/American arts during the early Cold War

Tang, Edward, author

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  • Creator Edward Tang
  • Format Books
  • Publication Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019.
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    • xiii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781439917480, 1439917485, 9781439917497, 1439917493
  • OCLC on1033801660


  • "From Confinement to Containment examines four Japanese and Japanese American artists--the novelist Hanama Tasaki, the actor Yamaguchi Yoshiko, the painter Henry Sugimoto, and the children's author Yoshiko Uchida--whose lives and work explored overlapping transpacific legacies of immigration, imperialism, confinement, and global conflict in U.S.-Japan relations"--


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-239) and index.


  • Reorienting Empires : Hanama Tasaki's War Guilt and U.S.-Japan Relations -- Sleeping with the Frenemy: Yamaguchi Yoshiko as Japanese War Bride -- Beyond Confinement: The Racialized Cosmopolitan Style of Henry Sugimoto -- Teach Your Children Well: The Postwar Tales of Yoshiko Uchida
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