Occupied Okinawa. Discusses Okinawan history, including the Ryukyu Kingdom, the illegal annexation by Japan, the Battle of Okinawa, the U.S. military bases, and the movement to restore Luchu's independence.
Done for the Master of Asian International Affairs program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Asian Studies 651: East Asia Now. Originally presented 7 May 2021 at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
With mentions of:
Hoshin Nakamura, Professor Emeritus of history at Okinawa University
Fumiko Shimabuku, Uchinaanchu (Okinawan) peace advocate
Alfred de Zayas, Professor at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations and a United Nations official