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List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: Relations of Cultural Production PART ONE Figures of Desires 1. Sites of Encounter 2. America and Other Stories of Filipina Migration to Japan 3. Japan in the Kiso Valley, the Kiso Valley in Japan PART TWO Terms of Relations 4. Kindred Subjects 5. The Pressures of Home 6. Runaway Stories Epilogue Appendix A Appendix B Notes Bibliography Index

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Lieba Faier is Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles.


"Insightful ethnography of Filipina migrants in rural Japan." Journal Of Japanese Stds

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