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The Comfort Women

George Hicks

The Comfort Women

Sex slaves of the Japanese Imperial forces

by George Hicks

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Published by Souvenir in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comfort women.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Women.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Japan.,
  • Women andthe military -- Japan.,
  • War crimes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Hicks.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi,265p. :
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21568273M
    ISBN 100285632590

    This book is a translation of Professor Hata’s tour-de-force tome on Imperial Japan’s comfort women system. It includes additional chapters as updates to the original given so much has been . It took decades after the end of the war to get people talking about comfort women in Asia. It wasn't until the year that the first former "comfort woman" went public with her story.

      Comfort women were women and girls taken from occupied territories by Japan's Imperial Army during World War II and used as sex slaves in what were called comfort stations. Their struggle Author: All That's Interesting.   The trade of comfort women is thus a massive violation of human rights that's been left out of our textbooks, leaving the individuals embroiled in the atrocious practice to be remembered .

    In an era marked by atrocities perpetrated on a grand scale, the tragedy of the so-called comfort women—mostly Korean women forced into prostitution by the Japanese army—endures as one of the . Accountability and redress for Imperial Japan’s wartime “comfort women” have provoked international debate in the past two decades. While personal narratives of “comfort station” survivors have been 5/5(2).


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The Comfort Women by George Hicks Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Book that is about Far More than just History The comfort women issueperhaps one of the most contentious and controversial subjects in Japanese-Korean relationsis the backdrop of The Comfort Women book amazing /5. Comfort Women's command of documentary materials makes it a landmark for historians, human rights activists and general readers.

-- Georgette Fleischer, Los Angeles Times Book Review As a piece of Cited by:   "Comfort Woman, A Novel," by Nora Okja Keller. If you’re going to pick up just one book about the comfort women, this should be the one. It is hands down the best piece of fiction on the topic Author: Danielle Harms.

The Japanese government finallyannounced it would give reparations to surviving Korean “comfort women” inbut after a review, South Korea asked for a stronger : Erin Blakemore. The book is not one that attempts to provide an objective, fair, and reconciling understanding of the circumstances surrounding the comfort women.

The main goal of the book is to give voice to the /5. Comfort women, also called military comfort women, Japanese jūgun ianfu, a euphemism for women who provided sexual services to Japanese Imperial Army troops during Japan’s militaristic period that. Books with the subject: Comfort Women. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity.

Sylvia Yu Friedman & Matt Friedman. 22K likes. Sylvia Yu Friedman is the author of Silenced No More: Voices of 'Comfort Women' a book on wartime sex slavery by the Japanese Military. Matthew Followers: 22K.

Comfort Women's command of documentary materials makes it a landmark for historians, human rights activists and general readers. Georgette Fleischer, Los Angeles Times Book Review As.

COMFORT WOMEN by Yoshimi Yoshiaki & translated by Suzanne O’Brien that "little book" is back again with more White updatings. Stricter than, say, Bergen Evans or W3.

A groundbreaking account of one of the least examined atrocities of WW II. Drawing on women's and soldiers' personal accounts, official records, and the work of a handful of other researchers, Hicks. The Comfort Woman Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

“This is a dispassionate, careful, well-researched, and brave book. Embedding her story in the whole history of prostitution and abusive treatment of women from the colonial period to the present, Soh. During World War II, the Japanese established military brothels in the countries they occupied.

The women in these "comfort stations" were forced into sexual slavery and moved around. An invite for the unveiling of a statue in San Francisco that would be the first “comfort women” statue in a major U.S.

city. (Courtesy of the Comfort Women Justice Coalition.) By Adam Taylor. I always take a bit of comfort from those lines, a reminder that bearing witness and keeping victims in the forefront of our memories, and our stories, matters. —Sara Novic, author of Girl Occupation: Senior Editor.

Emily Jungmin Yoon, In her book, The Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan, Soh argues that Korea’s deeply ingrained patriarchy and. Comfort Woman Book Summary and Study Guide. Nora Okja Keller Booklist Nora Okja Keller Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Comfort Woman; Beccah's mom is the blue with depression.

Archie Miyamoto’s book, Wartime Military Records on Comfort Women (Amazon Digital Services, ), at 53 pages, is just a fraction of the length of the Hata tome.

However, it is the must. These women were often referred to as “Comfort Women.” They worked in comfort stations that were established by the Japanese military with the help of professional “procurers” who.

The estimates of comfort women numbers vary from 5, to 20, depending on the historians. The Japanese soldiers and Korean comfort women Korean comfort women typically made .It has taken 50 years for these women’s ruined lives to become a human rights issue.

The war never ended for the “Comfort Women”. We still have the nightmares. After the war I needed major surgery. Japan’s foreign ministry requested that McGraw-Hill delete a passage containing a reference to comfort women from a text on world history used by high schools in California.