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Seattle, Washington : Fantagraphics Books, [2023].
9781683961185 : (hardcover), 1683961188 : (hardcover)
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xxiii, 529 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), map ; 18 cm


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Seattle, Washington : Fantagraphics Books, [2023].
Graphic novel
9781683961185 : (hardcover), 1683961188 : (hardcover)


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"Okinawa was first published in English in digital serialization at"--Colophon.
"A peaceful, independent kingdom until its annexation by the Japanese Empire in the 19th century, Okinawa was the site of the most destructive land battle of the Pacific War. Today, the archipelago is Japan's poorest prefecture and unwilling host to 75% of all US military bases in Japan. Okinawa brings together two collections of intertwined stories by the island's pre-eminent mangaka, Susumu Higa, which reflect on this difficult history and pull together traditional Okinawan spirituality, the modern-day realities of the continuing US military occupation, and the senselessness of the War. The first collection, Sword of Sand, is a ground level, unflinching look at the horrors of the Battle of Okinawa. Higa then turns an observant eye to the present-day in Mabui (Okinawan for "spirit"), where he explores how the American occupation has irreversibly changed the island prefecture, through the lens of the archipelago's indigenous spirituality and the central character of the yuta priestess."--Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Higa, S., Allen, J., Crotty, P., E, K., Woodrow-Butcher, C., Woodrow-Butcher, A., & Oyakawa, S. (2023). Okinawa . Fantagraphics Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Susumu Higa et al.. 2023. Okinawa. Fantagraphics Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Susumu Higa et al.. Okinawa Fantagraphics Books, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Higa, Susumu, et al. Okinawa Fantagraphics Books, 2023.

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