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The Gods Left First [electronic resource]: The Captivity and Repatriation of Japanese POWs in Northeast Asia, 1945-56

Andrew E. Barshay
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9780520276154 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • I. Prologue
  • The Gods Left First
  • Sources and Method
  • II. The Siberian Internment in History
  • The Prince's Tale
  • The Soviet-Japanese War
  • Hot War to Cold
  • The Soviet-Japanese Conflict : Prehistory into History
  • Toward Internment
  • The Internment Remembered
  • III. Kazuki Yasuo and the Profane World of the Gulag
  • Icons of the Profane
  • The Red Corpse
  • "My Vision Broadened Tenfold"
  • The "Siberia Style"
  • From Image to Text
  • The Responsibility of the Artist
  • "The Beauty only I Can Grasp"
  • IV. Knowledge Painfully Acquired : Takasugi Ichirō and the "Democratic Movement" in Siberia
  • Thank You, Iosif Vissarionovich!
  • A Humanist Interprets the Gulag
  • Siberia, School of Democracy
  • Ogawa Gorō Becomes Takasugi Ichirō
  • In the Shadow of the Northern Lights
  • The Gate of Hell
  • Toward Epiphany
  • Toward Return
  • Knowledge Painfully Acquired
  • V. Ishihara Yoshirō : "My Best Self Did Not Return"
  • Prologue: Ishihara Yoshirō and Viktor Frankl
  • The Survivor's Question
  • The Primitive Accumulation of Memory
  • The Life before the Death
  • Into the Gulag
  • At Lowest Ebb, Stirrings
  • Kano Buichi, Enigma
  • Was this Domoi?
  • VI. Coda
  • The People Stalin Didn't Care About
  • "A War to Live" : Fujiwara Tei's The Shooting Stars Are Alive
  • The Meaning and Message of Survival
  • Appendix: How Many?
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-230) and index.
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