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Prisons and Forced Labour on Japan's Northern Island of Hokkaido

Prisons and Forced Labour on Japan's Northern Island of Hokkaido( )
Author: Jolliffe, Pia
Series title:Routledge Focus on Asia Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2018
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

Prisons and Forced Labour in Japanexamines the local, national and international significance of convict labour during the colonization of Hokkaido between 1881 and 1894 and the building of the Japanese empire.

Based on the analysis of archival sources such as prison yearbooks and letters, as well as other eyewitness accounts, this book uses a framework of global prison studies to trace the historical origins of prisons and forced labour in early modern Japan. It explores the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations
Social Science / Penology
History / Asia / Japan
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 Inches

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