The 1903 Human Pavilion: Colonial Realities and Subaltern Subjectivities in Twentieth-Century Japan

@article{Ziomek2014The1H,
  title={The 1903 Human Pavilion: Colonial Realities and Subaltern Subjectivities in Twentieth-Century Japan},
  author={Kirsten L. Ziomek},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={73},
  pages={493 - 516}
}
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