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Okinawan Studies: Okinawan Diaspora / 沖縄の移民

This guide to introduce you to resources on Okinawa and Ryukyu.

Primary and Secondary Sources

Notes: Sometimes resources on Okinawan immigrants can be found among the Japanese immigrants resources.

Bibliographies

Jin, Shigeji. Imin biburiogurafī : shoshi de miru Hokubei imin kenkyū = Imin bibliography : a guide to Japanese immigrants in Hawaii and North America (神繁司、移民ビブリオグラフィー : 書誌でみる北米移民研究) [Japanese] (Location: Hamilton Hawaiian, 5th floor, Library Use Only)

The Japanese in Hawaii : a bibliography of publications, audiovisual media, and archival collections : supplementing the bibliography, The Japanese in Hawaii by Mitsugu Matsuda and revised by Dennis Ogawa. [English] (Location: Hawaii Reference Section in Hawaii & Pacific Collections room, 5th floor, Library Use Only)

Secondary sources

Okinawan Immigrants to Hawai'i

Shimada, Noriko. Sensō to imin no shakaishi : Hawai Nikkei Amerikajin no Taiheiyō Sensō / 島田法子、戦争と移民の社会史 : ハワイ日系アメリカ人の太平洋戦争) [Japanese] 

Torigoe, Hiroyuki, Ryūkyūkoku no metsubō to Hawai imin鳥越皓之、琉球国の滅亡とハワイ移民 [Japanese]

Imin kenkyū (移民研究』 = "Immigration studies") [Japanese]  - A journal published by the Imin Kenkyu Senta at the University of the Ryukyus.

Experiences by Okinawan Immigrants in Manchuria

Yomitan-son shi (online) /『読谷村史』第5巻資料編4『戦時記録 上』. 第5節4章「満州」での戦争体験

Araragi, Shinzo. (2013). Lost homeland: colonical memories of Manchuria in Okinawa after WWII. Immigration Studies (9), 169-178.

Experiences by Okinawan Immigrants in Siberia

Yomitan-son shi (online) /『読谷村史』第5巻資料編4『戦時記録 上』. 第5節5章「シベリア抑留体験」

Okinawan Immigrants to Latin America

Yakudō suru Okinawakei imin : Burajiru, Hawai o chūshin ni (躍動する沖縄系移民 : ブラジル、ハワイを中心に』) [Japanese]

Ishikawa, Tomonori.  "Mekishiko e no Okinawa-ken shusshins imin no rekishi to jittai." (石川友紀、「メキシコへの沖縄県出身移民の歴史と実態」、『南島文化』(沖縄国際大学南島文化研究所、38巻、pp. 29-45、2016年3月)[Japanese]

Imin kenkyū (移民研究』 = "Immigration studies") [Japanese]  - A journal published by the University of the Ryukyus Imin Kenkyu Senta. Some articles in PDF are available at the University of the Ryukyus Repository.

BIDOM (= Bibliographic Information Database of Okinawa Materials) is a database created by the University of the Ryukyus Library. This is a useful tool to find more articles rand books elated to Okinawan immigrants or Okinawan Diaspora.

 

 

Okinawa Studies Librarian

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