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Wanting memories: histories, remembrances and sentiments inscribed in music and dance of the Ogasawara Islands

Shishikura, Masaya

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This thesis explores histories, remembrances and sentiments inscribed in music and dance of the Ogasawara Islands. Through a musical ethnography, the thesis illustrates the identity and dignity of this small, remote but extensively connected community in the Pacific. Since the first settlement of 1830, the islanders have suffered various hardships caused by colonialism, war and international politics. As a result, a fracturing of memories has occurred that created a deep sorrow in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-01-16
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11185

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