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Images de la contestation du pouvoir dans le monde normand (xe-xviiie siècle)

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ISBN: 9782841332724 9782841338115 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Caen
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Ce colloque, organisé au centre international de Cerisy-la-Salle par l’Office Universitaire d’Études Normandes de l’université de Caen Basse-Normandie, s’est penché pendant cinq jours sur la question de la contestation dans le monde normand. Selon la définition des dictionnaires, contester c’est « dénier », « récuser » ou encore « refuser ». Autant de termes qui s’appliquent parfaitement à une Normandie qui, de ses origines au XVIIIe siècle, a connu, voire subi, différents pouvoirs : celui de...

Japanese Reflections on World War II and the American Occupation

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Book Series: Asian History ISBN: 9789462982598 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 102997
Subject: History
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This book presents an unforgettable up-close account of the effects of World War II and the subsequent American occupation on Oita prefecture, through firsthand accounts from more than forty Japanese men and women who lived there. The interviewees include students, housewives, nurses, midwives, teachers, journalists, soldiers, sailors, Kamikaze pilots, and munitions factory workers. Their stories range from early, spirited support for the war through the devastating losses of friends and family members to air raids and into periods of hunger and fear of the American occupiers. The personal accounts are buttressed by archival materials; the result is an unprecedented picture of the war as experienced in a single region of Japan.

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