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The comfort women : Japan's brutal regime of enforced prostitution in the Second World War, George Hicks

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The comfort women : Japan's brutal regime of enforced prostitution in the Second World War
Title
The comfort women
Title remainder
Japan's brutal regime of enforced prostitution in the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
George Hicks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1938 the Japanese Imperial Forces established a "comfort station" in Shanghai. This was the first of many officially sanctioned brothels set up across Asia to service the needs of the Japanese forces. It was also the first comfort station where women, many in their early teens, were coaxed, tricked, and forcibly recruited to act as prostitutes for the Japanese military. Using official documents and other original sources never before available, George Hicks tells how well-established and well-organized the comfort system was across the Japanese empire, and how complete was its coverup. He also traces the fight by Japanese and Korean feminist and liberal groups to expose the truth and tells of the complicity of the Japanese government in maintaining the lie. The Comfort Women is an account of a shameful aspect of Japanese society and psychology. It is also an exploration of Japanese racial and gender politics. Above all else, The Comfort Women allows the victims of this unacknowledged war crime to tell their own stories powerfully and poignantly, to speak of their shame and the full magnitude and brutality of the system
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hicks, George L
Dewey number
940.54/05/082095
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.C698
LC item number
H53 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sino-Japanese War
  • World War
  • Comfort women
  • Service, Compulsory non-military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
Label
The comfort women : Japan's brutal regime of enforced prostitution in the Second World War, George Hicks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mars and Venus -- The flesh market -- Sex in a war zone -- The Shanghai regulations and their variations -- The Empire of the Sun -- The end of a nightmare, the beginning of another -- Consciousness-raising and exposure -- The politics of sex -- The governments speak up -- The international dimensions
Control code
ocm32013785
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780393038071
Lccn
95002162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The comfort women : Japan's brutal regime of enforced prostitution in the Second World War, George Hicks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mars and Venus -- The flesh market -- Sex in a war zone -- The Shanghai regulations and their variations -- The Empire of the Sun -- The end of a nightmare, the beginning of another -- Consciousness-raising and exposure -- The politics of sex -- The governments speak up -- The international dimensions
Control code
ocm32013785
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780393038071
Lccn
95002162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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