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Author: Adam S. Rock

Japanese POWs as problematic, and became a strict enforcer of all official regulations that could make life as hard as possible for the Japanese in his care. When Ensign Kazuo Sakamaki, normally a model prisoner with no history of disobedience was transferred to Camp Kennedy from Camp McCoy, a penknife was

In: War and Stereotypes
Author: Adam S. Rock

Japanese POWs as problematic, and became a strict enforcer of all official regulations that could make life as hard as possible for the Japanese in his care. When Ensign Kazuo Sakamaki, normally a model prisoner with no history of disobedience was transferred to Camp Kennedy from Camp McCoy, a penknife was

In: War and Stereotypes

Company was to be serious about populating its settlements with free Dutch colonists in a model inspired by that of the Estado da Índia , it would need to allow free burghers independent ways of making a living. Such a move required a relaxation of the VOC ’s strict monopoly principles, particularly its

In: Ethnography and Encounter

, and African descent living under VOC or EIC jurisdiction. 6 Much of this frantic recording was aimed at comprehending the vast Indian Ocean space, including its intricate commercial environment and its diverse inhabitants. Part of a wider ‘empirical bent’ as manifested in the fields of diplomacy

In: Ethnography and Encounter

served to underpin calls for the deployment of maritime force against Gujarati shipping. In the decades that followed, similar preconceptions motivated EIC and VOC officials to argue that only fortifications could ensure undisturbed trade on the Coromandel Coast, or that a firm hand was required to

In: Ethnography and Encounter

experiences, motivating future actions, and justifying decisions taken. 8 Providing a cultural perspective that complements existing economic and institutional histories of the major East India Companies, this book offers a focused exploration of how ideas influenced practices in specific sites of global

In: Ethnography and Encounter

craftiness among them – provide a powerful digest of the popular Orientalist tropes current in this period. 27 While reflecting the anxiety-ridden reality of early factory life in Banten, which was haunted by an extreme mortality rate and the spectre of arson, Scott’s account of his two-and-a-half-year stay

In: Ethnography and Encounter

is still their ultimate homeland. Because of Taiwan’s lower cost of living, affordable housing, warm human relations, good quality of life, a hospitable environment, and good health insurance system, it is highly likely that they return eventually. This research therefore suggests the loosening (鬆動

In: Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives

Introduction Many families migrate for better opportunities in life and a better future for their children. This process often disconnects individuals from their extended family and support networks, including significant social and cultural connections. 1 However, with globalization and

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In: Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives
Author: Nogami Yaeko

figure behind him. Shōzō did not feel nervous. After the scare which, as he told Kizu, had short- ened his life, the relief which followed was that of a man who had nothing to lose. Anxiety had left him so completely that even the thought of selling his uniform to the first bidder failed to scandalize

In: The Labyrinth