Okinawa zwischen Krieg und Frieden
Ein Besucher aus Vietnam:
"Okinawa bedeutet in Vietnam die Furcht selbst."
2019: Rethinking Early Ryukyuan History
Source: The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus Volume 17 | Issue 7 | Number 1 | Apr 01, 2019
Mit freundlicher Erlaubnis von Japan Focus.
Rethinking Early Ryukyuan History
My recent book, Maritime Ryukyu, 1050-1650, is a revisionist history of the Ryukyu islands. Adopting the interdisciplinary approaches of recent Japanese scholarship, Maritime Ryukyu presents a new history of the region, treating the Ryukyu islands not as a unitary, natural political community but as locations within a maritime network that extended northward as far as the southern coastal regions of Korea. This article briefly explains my trajectory in writing the book and then summarizes some of the major arguments in Maritime Ryukyu. ...