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Japanese American Midwives

Author : Susan L. Smith
ISBN : 9780252092435
Genre : Social Science
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In the late nineteenth century, midwifery was transformed into a new woman's profession as part of Japan's modernizing quest for empire. With the rise of Japanese immigration to the United States, Japanese midwives (sanba) served as cultural brokers as well as birth attendants for Issei women. They actively participated in the creation of Japanese American community and culture as preservers of Japanese birthing customs and agents of cultural change. The history of Japanese American midwifery reveals the dynamic relationship between this welfare state and the history of women and health. Midwives' individual stories, coupled with Susan L. Smith's astute analysis, demonstrate the impossibility of clearly separating domestic policy from foreign policy, public health from racial politics, medical care from women's care giving, and the history of women and health from national and international politics. By setting the history of Japanese American midwives in this larger context, Smith reveals little-known ethnic, racial, and regional aspects of women's history and the history of medicine.

The Sage Handbook Of Modern Japanese Studies

Author : James D Babb
ISBN : 9781412962353
Genre : Social Science
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"A welcome addition to any reading list for those interested in contemporary Japanese society." - Roger Goodman, Nissan Professor of Modern Japanese Society, University of Oxford "I know no better book for an accessible and up-to-date introduction to this complex subject than The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japan Studies." - Hiroko Takeda, Associate Professor, Organization for Global Japanese Studies, University of Tokyo "Pioneering and nuanced in analysis, yet highly accessible and engaging in style." - Yoshio Sugimoto, Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies includes outstanding contributions from a diverse group of leading academics from across the globe. This volume is designed to serve as a major interdisciplinary reference work and a seminal text, both rigorous and accessible, to assist students and scholars in understanding one of the major nations of the world. James D. Babb is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University.

Japanese Americans

Author : Paul R. Spickard
ISBN : 9780813544335
Genre : History
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Since 1855, nearly half a million Japanese immigrants have settled in the United States, and today more than twice that number claim Japanese ancestry. While these immigrants worked hard, established networks, and repeatedly distinguished themselves as entrepreneurs, they also encountered harsh discrimination. Nowhere was this more evident than on the West Coast during World War II, when virtually the entire population of Japanese Americans was forced into internment camps solely on the basis of ethnicity.

Program Of The Annual Meeting American Historical Association

Author : American Historical Association
ISBN : UVA:X004837765
Genre : History
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Some programs include also the programs of societies meeting concurrently with the association.

Journal Of Economic Literature

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ISBN : UCSD:31822032812968
Genre : Economics
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Program Of The Annual Meeting

Author : American Historical Association. Meeting
ISBN : OSU:32435079285094
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Bulletin Of The History Of Medicine

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ISBN : NWU:35556038583290
Genre : Medicine
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Includes the Transactions of the 15th- annual meetings of the American Association of the History of Medicine, 1939-

Oah Annual Meeting

Author : Organization of American Historians. Meeting
ISBN : IND:30000100690019
Genre : Historians
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043236
Genre : American literature
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Journal Of Women S History

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121661701
Genre : Women
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