Literatura na temat Okinawy

Królestwo Riukiu

Akamine Mamoru, The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia (tłum. Lina J. Terrell, red. Robert Huey), University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu 2017.

Bollinger Edward E., Sai On, Okinawa's Sage Reformer: An Introduction To His Life And Selected Works, Ryukyu Shimpo Newspaper, Naha 1975.

Crawcour Sydney, Notes on Shipping and Trade in Japan and the Ryukyus, "The Journal of Asian Studies", nr 23(3), 1964.

Higashionna Kanjun, Outline of Okinawan History, [w:] Higashionna Kanjun Zenshū, t. 1, Daiichi Shobō, Tōkyō 1978.

Higashionna Kanjun, History of foreign relations of Okinawa, [w:] Higashionna Kanjun Zenshū, t. 1, Daiichi Shobō, Tōkyō 1978.

Kerr George H., Okinawa: The History of an Island People, Tuttle Publishing, Boston, Tokyo 2000.

Kobata Atsushi, Matsuda Mitsugu (red.), Ryukyuan Relations with Korea and South Sea Countries: An Annotated Translation of Documents in the Rekidai Hōan, Atsushi Kobata, Kyoto 1969.

Kreiner Josef (red.), Ryūkyū in World History, Bier'sche Verlaganstalt, Bonn 2001.

Kreiner Josef (red.), Sources of Ryūkyūan History and Culture in European Collections, Monographien aus dem Deutschen Institut für Japanstudien der Philipp-Franz-von-Siebold-Stiftung, Band 13, 1996.

Matsuda Mitsugu, The Government of the Kingdom of Ryukyu 1609-1872. Yui Publishing Co., Gushikawa 2001.

Matsuda Mitsugu, The Ryukyuan Government Scholarship Students to China 1392-1868. Based on a Short Essay by Nakahara Zenchu, 1962, "Monumenta Nipponica", nr 21(3/4), 1966.

Nelson Thomas, Japan in the Life of Early Ryukyu, "Journal of Japanese Studies", nr 32(2), 2006.

Pearson Richard, "The Place of Okinawa in Japanese Historical Identity", [w:] Donald Denoon, Mark Hudson, Gavan McCormack, Multicultural Japan: Palaeolithic to Postmodern, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1996.

Pearson Richard, Archaeological Perspectives on the Rise of the Okinawan State, "Journal of Archaeological Research", nr 9(3), 2001.

Pearson Richard, Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities, University of Hawaiʻi Press, Honolulu 2014.

Pearson Richard, Archaeology of the Ryukyu Islands: A Regional Chronology from 3000 B.C. to the Historic Period, University of Hawaiʻi Press, Honolulu 1969.

Sakai Robert K., The Satsuma-Ryukyu Trade and the Tokugawa Seclusion Policy, "The Journal of Asian Studies", nr 23(3), 1964.

Sakamaki Shunzo, Ryukyu and Southeast Asia, "The Journal of Asian Studies", nr 23(3), 1964.

Sakamaki Shunzo, The Heike: from Defeat at Dannoura to a Golden Age in Ryukyu?, "Journal of Asian Studies", nr 27(1), 1967.

Sakihara Mitsugu, Ryukyu’s Tribute-Tax to Satsuma during the Tokugawa Period, "Modern Asian Studies", nr 6(3), 1972.

Sakihara Mitsugu, A Brief History of Early Okinawa Based on the Omoro Sōshi, Honpo Shoseki Press, Tokyo 1987.

Schwartz William Leonard, Commodore Perry at Okinawa From the Unpublished Diary of a British Missionary, "The American Historical Review", nr 51(2), 1946.

Smits Gregory, Maritime Ryukyu, 1050-1650, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu 2019.

Smits Gregory, Ambiguous Boundaries: Redefining Royal Authority in the Kingdom of Ryukyu, "Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies", nr 60(1), 2000.

Smits Gregory, Visions of Ryūkyū: Identity and Ideology in Early-Modern Thought and Politics. University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu 1999.

Smits Gregory, The Intersection of Politics and Thought in Ryukyuan Confucianism: Sai On's Uses of Quan, "Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies", nr 56(2), 1996.

Smits Gregory. Unspeakable Things: Sai On's Ambivalent Critique of Language and Buddhism, "Japanese Journal of Religious Studies", nr 24(1/2), 1997.

Takamiya Hiroto, Katagiri Chiaki, Yamasaki Shinji & Fujita Masaki, Human Colonization of the Central Ryukyus (Amami and Okinawa Archipelagos), Japan, "The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology", nr 14/3, 2019.

Tinello Marco, A New Interpretation of the Bakufu’s Refusal to Open the Ryukyus to Commodore Perry, "The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus", nr 16(3), 2018.

Turnbull Stephen, The Samurai Capture a King – Okinawa 1609, Osprey Publishing Ltd, Oxford 2011.

Przedwojenna Okinawa

Christy Alan S., "The Making of Imperial Subjects", [w:] Tani E. Barlow (red.), Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia. Duke University Press, Durham & London 1997.

Clarke Hugh, "The great dialect debate", [w:] Elise K. Tipton (red.), Society and the state in interwar Japan. Routledge, London 1997.

Loo Tze May, Heritage Politics: Shuri Castle and Okinawa's Incorporation into Modern Japan, 1879-2000, Lexington Books, Lanham 2014.

Matsuda Hiroko, 'Occupation' and the Movement of People within the Japanese Empire: An Exploration of Migration between the Japanese Southern Frontier and Colonial Taiwan, the 1920s-30s, "International Journal of Japanese Sociology", nr 14, 2005.

Matsumura Wendy, The Limits of Okinawa: Japanese Capitalism, Living Labor, and Theorizations of Community, Duke University Press, Durham 2015.

Oguma Eiji, The Boundaries of ‘the Japanese’, Volume 1: Okinawa 1868–1972, Inclusion and Exclusion, transl. by Leonie R. Stickland, Trans Pacific Press, Melbourne 2014.

Rabson Steve, "Assimilation Policy in Okinawa: Promotion, Resistance, and ‘Reconstruction’", [w:] Chalmers Johnson (red.), Okinawa: Cold War Island, Japan Policy Research Institute, Cardiff (CA) 1999.

Siddle Richard, Colonialism and Identity in Okinawa before 1945, "Japanese Studies", nr 18(2), 1998.

Smits Gregory, "Jahana Noboru: Okinawan Activists and Scholars", [w:] Anne Walthall (red.), The Human Tradition in Modern Japan, Scholarly Resources Inc, Wilmington 2001.

Taira Koji, "Troubled national identity: The Ryukyuans/Okinawans". [w:] Michael Weiner (red.), Japan's Minorities: The illusion of homogeneity, Routledge, London & New York 1997.

Tomiyama Ichirō, The Critical Limits of the National Community: The Ryukyuan Subject, "Social Science Japan Journal", nr 1(2), 1998.

Uemura Hideaki, The colonial annexation of Okinawa and the logic of international law: the formation of an ’indigenous people’ in East Asia, "Japanese Studies", nr 23(2), 2003.

Yonetani Julia, Ambiguous Traces and the Politics of Sameness: Placing Okinawa in Meiji Japan, "Japanese Studies", nr 20(1), 2000.

Współczesna Okinawa

Bochorodycz Beata, The Changing Patterns of Policy Making in Japan: Local Policy Initiative of Okinawa Prefecture in 1990s. Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, Poznań 2010.

Figal Gerald, "The Battle of Tropical Ryukyu Kingdom Tourist Okinawa", [w:] David L. Howell, James C. Baxter (red.), History and Folklore Studies in Japan, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto 2006.

Figal Gerald, Bones of Contention: The Geopolitics of “Sacred Ground” in Postwar Okinawa, "Diplomatic History", nr 31/1, 2007.

Figal Gerald, Between War and Tropics: Heritage Tourism in Postwar Okinawa, "The Public Historian", nr 30(2), 2008.

Figal Gerald, Beachheads: War, Peace and Tourism in Postwar Okinawa, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham 2016.

Hein Ina, Prochaska-Meyer Isabelle, 40 Years Since Reversion: Negotiating the Okinawan Difference in Japan Today, Department of East Asian/Japanese Studies, University of Vienna, Vienna 2015.

Hein Laura, Selden Mark (red.), Island of Discontent: Okinawan Responses to Japanese and American Power, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2003.

Hook Glenn D., Siddle Richard (red.), Japan and Okinawa: Structure and subjectivity, Routledge Curzon, London 2003.

Johnson Chalmers (red.), Okinawa: Cold War Island, Japan Policy Research Institute, Cardiff (CA) 1999.

Kreiner Josef (red.), Japaneseness versus Ryūkyūanism, Bier'sche Verlaganstalt, Bonn 2006.

McCormack Gavan, Norimatsu Satoko Oka, Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, New York 2012.

Nakachi Kiyoshi, Ryukyu Islands and Okinawans: Sightseeing and Lifestyle, Okinawa Times Co., Okinawa 1996.

Oguma Eiji, The Boundaries of ‘the Japanese’, Volume 1: Okinawa 1868–1972, Inclusion and Exclusion, transl. by Leonie R. Stickland, Trans Pacific Press, Melbourne 2014.

Shimizu Satoshi, The Significance of Koshien Baseball in Postwar Okinawa: A Representation of ‘Okinawa’, "The International Journal of the History of Sport", nr 29(17), 2012.

Suganuma Unryu, "The Protection of the Shiraho Sea at Ishigaki Island: The Grassroots Anti–Ishigaki Airport Construction Movement", [w:] Pradyumna P. Karan, Unryu Suganuma (red.), Local Environmental Movements, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington (Kentucky) 2008.

Takushi Crissey Etsuko, Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu 2017.

Tanji Miyume, Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa, Routledge, London 2006.

Tanji Miyume, Broudy Daniel, Okinawa under Occupation: McDonaldization and Resistance to Neoliberal Propaganda, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore 2017.

Taylor Jonathan, "Antimilitary and Environmental Movements in Okinawa", [w:] Pradyumna P. Karan, Unryu Suganuma (red.), Local Environmental Movements, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington (Kentucky) 2008.

Okupacja amerykańska, bazy wojskowe

Akibayashi Kozue, Takazato Suzuyo, "Okinawa: Women's Struggle for Demilitarization", [w:] Catherine Lutz (red.), The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle against U.S. Military Posts, NYU Press, New York 2009.

Aldous Christopher, Achieving Reversion: Protest and Authority in Okinawa, 1952-70, "Modern Asian Studies", nr 37(2), 2003.

Angst Linda Isako, The Sacrifice of a Schoolgirl: The 1995 Rape Case, Discourses on Power, and Women's Lives in Okinawa, "Critical Asian Studies", nr 33(2), 2001.

Arasaki Moriteru, The struggle against military bases in Okinawa - its history and current situation, "Inter-Asia Cultural Studies", nr 2(1), 2001.

Barrell Tony, Tanaka Rick, Okinawa Dreams Ok. Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin 1997.

Bochorodycz Beata, The Changing Patterns of Policy Making in Japan: Local Policy Initiative of Okinawa Prefecture in the 1990s., Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, Poznań, 2010.

Chibana Shoichi, Burning the Rising Sun, From Yomitan Village, Okinawa: Islands of U.S. Bases, South Wind, Kyoto 1992.

Egami Takayoshi, Politics in Okinawa since the Reversion of Sovereignty, Asian Survey, nr 34(9), 1994.

Eldridge Robert, The 1996 Okinawa Referendum on U.S. Base Reductions: One Question, Several Answers, "Asian Survey”, nr 37(10), 1997.

Eldridge Robert, Okinawa and the Nago heliport problem in the US-Japan relationship, "Asia-Pacific Review”, nr 7(1), 2000.

Eldridge Robert, The Origin of the Bilateral Okinawa Problem: Okinawa in Postwar U.S.-Japan Relations, 1945-1952. Garland Publishing, Inc., New York 2001.

Eldridge Robert, The Origins of U.S. Policy in the East China Sea Islands Dispute: Okinawa's Reversion and the Senkaku Islands, Routlege, London – New York 2014.

Fujime Yuki, Japanese Feminism and Commercialized Sex: The Union of Militarism and Prohibitionism, "Social Science Japan Journal", nr 9(1), 2006.

Figal Gerald, Waging Peace on Okinawa, "Critical Asian Studies", nr 33(1), 2001.

Fish Arnold G., Military Government in the Ryukyu Islands 1945-1950, Center of Military History United States Army, Washington D.C. 1988.

Higa Mikio, Politics and Parties in Postwar Okinawa, University of British Columbia, Vancouver 1963.

Hook Glenn D., Intersecting risks and governing Okinawa: American bases and the unfinished war, "Japan Forum", nr 22(1-2), 2010.

Hook Glenn D., The American eagle in Okinawa: the politics of contested memory and the unfinished war, "Japan Forum", nr 27(3), 2015.

Inoue Masamichi, Okinawa and the U.S. Military: Identity Making in the Age of Globalization, Columbia University Press, New York 2007.

Johnson Chalmers (red.), Okinawa: Cold War Island, Japan Policy Research Institute, Cardiff (CA) 1999.

Kirk Donald, Okinawa and Jeju: Bases of Discontent, Palgrave Pivot, New York 2013.

Klein Thomas M., The Ryukyus on the Eve of Reversion, "Pacific Affairs", nr 45(1), 1972.

Koikari Mire, Cold War Encounters in US-occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity and Transnationalism in East Asia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017.

Kojima Akira, The G8 Summit and Japan, "Asia-Pacific Review", nr 8(1), 2001.

Loo Tze M. ‘Paradise in a War Zone’: The U.S. Military and Tourism in Okinawa, 1945–1972, "Japan Review", nr 33, 2019.

Mikanagi Yumiko, Okinawa: Women, Bases and US-Japan Relations, "International Relations of the Asia-Pacific", nr 4(1), 2004.

Mulgan Aurelia, Managing the US Base Issue in Okinawa: A Test for Japanese Democracy, "Japanese Studies", nr 20(2), 2000.

Nakachi Kiyoshi, Ryukyu-U.S.-Japan Relations 1945-1972: The Reversion Movement – Political, Economic and Strategical Issues, Hiyas Press, Quezon City 1989.

Nozaki Yoshiko, Educating the Public about the Damage Caused by the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa, "Critical Asian Studies", nr 33(1), 2001.

Obermiller David Tobaru, "Dreaming Ryūkyū: Shifting and Contesting Identities in Okinawa”, [w:] Christopher Gerteis, Timothy S. George (red.), Japan Since 1945: From Postwar to Post-bubble, Bloomsbury, London 2013.

Okamura Reimei, US-Japan Relations and the Media in the Information Age: Coverage of the American Bases Issue in Okinawa, "The Japanese Journal of American Studies", nr 9, 1998.

Onishi Yuichiro, Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa, New York University Press, New York, 2013.

Ōta Masahide, Essays on Okinawa Problems, Yui Shuppan Co., Okinawa 2000.

Sarentakes Nicholas Evan, Keystone: the American Occupation of Okinawa and U.S.-Japanese Relations, Texas A&M University, College Station 2000.

Spencer Caroline, Meeting of the dugongs and the cooking pots: anti-military base citizens’ groups on Okinawa, "Japanese Studies", nr 23(2), 2003.

Tanji Miyume, Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa, Routledge, London 2006.

Tanji Miyume, U.S. Court Rules in the "Okinawa Dugong" Case, "Critical Asian Studies", nr 40(3), 2008.

Tanji Miyume, Broudy Daniel, Okinawa under Occupation: McDonaldization and Resistance to Neoliberal Propaganda, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore 2017.

Warner Gordon, The Okinawan Reversion Story: War, Peace Occupation, Reversion 1945-1972, Shoseido Co., Okinawa 1995.

Watanabe Akio, The Okinawa Problem: A Chapter in Japan-U.S. Relations, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1970.

Yonetani Julia, Playing Base Politics in a Global Strategic Theater: Futenma Relocation, the G8 Summit, and Okinawa, "Critical Asian Studies", nr 33(1), 2001.

Yonetani Julia, Appropriation and Resistance in a 'Globalised' Village: Reconfiguring the Global/Local Dynamic from Okinawa, "Asian Studies Review", nr 28, 2004.

Yoshida Kensei, Democracy Betrayed: Okinawa under U.S. Occupation, Center for East Asian Studies, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington 2001.

Bitwa o Okinawę

Appleman Roy et al., Okinawa: The Last Battle, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Rutland – Tokyo 1960.

Belote James and William, Typhoon of Steel: The Battle of Okinawa, Harper & Row, New York, Evanston, London 1970.

Diamond Jon, The Battle of Okinawa 1945: The Pacific War's last invasion. Rare photographs from wartime archives. Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley, South Yorkshire 2019.

Feifer George, Tennozan: The Battle of Okinawa and the Atomic Bomb, Ticknor & Fields, New York 1992.

Foster Simon. Okinawa 1945: Assault on the Empire, Cassel & Co., London 1994.

Hallas James H., Killing Ground on Okinawa: The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill. Praeger Publishers, Westport (CT) 1996.

Higa Tomiko, The Girl With The White Flag (tłum. Dorothy Britton), Kodansha, Tokyo 1995.

Leckie Robert, Okinawa: The Last Battle of World War II. Penguin Books, New York 1995.

Love Edmund G., The Hourglass: a history of the 7th infantry division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville (Tennessee) 1988.

Love Edmund G., The 27th Infantry Division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville (Tennessee) 1982.

Ōta Masahide, This was the Battle of Okinawa. Naha Shuppansha Co., Naha 1981.

Rottman Gordon L., Okinawa 1945: The Last Battle, Osprey Publishing Ltd, Oxford 2012.

Sledge E.B., With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa, Presidio Press, New York 2010.

Sloan Bill, The Ultimate Battle: Okinawa 1945 – The Last Epic Struggle of World War II, Simon & Schuster, London 2009.

Stevenson Matthew, War’s End on Okinawa: In Search of Captain Robert Fowler, The Journal of Military History, nr 67(2), 2003.

Warner Gordon, The Okinawa War, Ikemiya Shokai & Co., Naha 1985.


Bhowmik Davinder L., Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance, Routledge, London 2008.

Bhowmik Davinder L. et al., Islands of Protest: Japanese Literature from Okinawa, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu 2016.

Hein Ina, Constructing difference in Japan: Literary counter-images of the Okinawa boom, "Contemporary Japan", nr 22(1-2), 2010.

Ikeda Kyle, Unarticulated Memories of the Battle of Okinawa: The Early Fiction of Second-Generation War Survivor Medoruma Shun, "positions: asia critique", nr 22(2), 2014.

Ikeda Kyle, Okinawan War Memory: Transgenerational Trauma and the War Fiction of Medoruma Shun, Routledge, London & New York 2013.

Ikeda Kyle, "Writing and remembering the Battle of Okinawa: war memory and literature", [w:] Rachael Hutchinson, Leith Douglas Morton (red.), Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature, Routledge, London 2016.

Matayoshi Eiki, The Wild Boar That George Gunned Down (tłum. David Fahy), "Mānoa", Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgerence in Okinawa, nr 23(1), 2011.

Molasky Michael S., The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawa: Literature and Memory, Routledge, London & New York 2001.

Molasky Michael, Rabson Steve (red.), Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu 2000.

Rabson Steve, Okinawa: Two Postwar Novellas by Ōshiro Tatsuhiro and Higashi Mineo, Regents of the University of California, Berkeley 1989.

Rabson Steve, "Life on the mainland: as portrayed in modern Okinawan literature", [w:] Chalmers Johnson (red.), Okinawa: Cold War Island, Japan Policy Research Institute, Cardiff (CA) 1999.


Anderson Mark, Heinrich Patrick, Language Crisis in the Ryukyus, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne (UK) 2014.

Bentley John R., Vovin Alexander, A Linguistic History of the Forgotten Islands: A Reconstruction of the Proto-language of the Southern Ryūkyūs, Global Oriental, Leiden 2008.

Heinrich Patrick, The Making of Monolingual Japan: Language Ideology and Japanese Modernity, Channel View Publications, Bristol 2012.

Heinrich Patrick, Shimabukuro Moriyo, Handbook of the Ryukyuan languages: History, Structure, and Use, De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin – Boston 2015.

Sakamaki Shunzo (red.), Ryukyuan names. Monographs on and lists of personal and place names in the Ryukyus, East-West Center Press, University of Tokyo Press, Honolulu – Tokyo 1964.

Shimabukuro Moriyo, The accentual history of the Japanese and Ryukyuan languages : A Reconstruction, Global Oriental, Folkestone, Kent 2007.

Shimoji Michinori, Pellard Thomas (red.), An introduction to Ryukyuan languages, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo 2010.


Allen Matthew, Identity and Resistance in Okinawa, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, Boulder, New York, Oxford 2002.

Allen Matthew, Therapies or resistace? Yuta, Help-seeking, and Identity in Okinawa, "Critical Asian Studies", nr 34(2), 2002.

Beillevaire Patrick, "Assimilation from within, appropriation from without: The folklore-studies and ethnology of Ryūkyū/Okinawa", [w:] Jan van Bremen, Akitoshi Shimizu (red.), Anthropology and Colonialism in Asia and Oceania, Curzon Press, Richmond Surrey 1999.

Hendrickx Katrien, The Origins of Banana-fibre Cloth in the Ryukyus, Japan, Leuven University Press, Leuven 2007.

Lebra William P. Okinawan Religion: Belief, Ritual, and Social Structure, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu 1966.

Matsuda Hiroko, Yaeyama: From Periphery of the Ryūkyūs to Frontier of Japan, "Japanese Studies", nr 28(2), 2008.

Murray Andrea E., Footprints in Paradise: Ethnography of Ecotourism, Local Knowledge and Nature Therapies in Okinawa, Berghahn Books, New York 2017.

Newell Willam H., Some Features of the Domestic Cult Organisation in the Southern Ryukyus and Taiwan, Asian Folklore Studies, nr 39(2), 1980.

Ouwehand Cornelius, The Ritual Invocations of Hateruma, "Asian Folklore Studies", nr 26(2), 1967.

Ouwehand Cornelius, Hateruma: Socio-Religious Aspects of a South-Ryukyuan Island Culture, E.J. Brill, Leiden 1985.

Robinson James C., Okinawa: A People and Their Gods, Charles E. Tuttle, Rutland (VT) 1969.

Røkkum Arne, Goddesses, Priestesses, and Sisters: Mind, Gender, and Power in the Monarchic Tradition of the Ryukyus, Scandinavian University Press, Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oxford, Boston 1998.

Røkkum Arne, Nature, Ritual, and Society in Japan's Ryukyu Islands, Routledge, New York 2006.

Rots Aike, Strangers in the Sacred Grove: The Changing Meanings of Okinawan Utaki, "Religions", nr 10(5), 2019.

Sered Susan, Ideology, Autonomy, and Sisterhood: An Analysis of the Secular Consequences of Women’s Religions, "Gender and Society", nr 8(4), 1994.

Sered Susan, De-Gendering Religious Leadership: Sociological Discourse In An Okinawan Village, "Journal of the American Academy of Religion", nr 66(3), 1998.

Sered Susan, Women of the Sacred Groves: Divine Priestesses of Okinawa, Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford:1999.

Takiguchi Naoko, Miyako Shamanism: Shamans, Clients, and Their Interactions, PhD Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles 1984.

Tanaka Masako, Categories of Okinawa 'Ancestors' and the Kinship System, "Asian Folklore Studies", nr 36(2), 1977.

Thornbury Barbara, National Treasure/National Theater: The Interesting Case of Okinawa's Kumi Odori Musical Drama, "Asian Theatre Journal", nr 16(2), 1999.

Wacker Monika, Onarigami: Holy Women in the Twentieth Century, "Japanese Journal of Religious Studies", nr 30, 2003.

Yanagi Sōetsu, The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight Into Beauty, Kodansha International, Tokyo 1972.


Amemiya Kozy, "Okinawa: the political and military setting – The Bolivian connection: U.S. bases and Okinawan emigration", [w:] Chalmers Johnson (red.), Okinawa: Cold War Island, Japan Policy Research Institute, Cardiff (CA) 1999.

Amemiya Kozy, "Being 'Japanese' in Brazil and Okinawa", [w:] Chalmers Johnson (red.), Okinawa: Cold War Island, Japan Policy Research Institute, Cardiff (CA) 1999.

Amemiya Kozy, "The Rhetoric of Population Pressure and Emigration: A Tool of American Occupation of Okinawa", [w:] Josef Kreiner (red.), Japaneseness versus Ryūkyūanism, Bier'sche Verlaganstalt, Bonn 2006.

Hashio Naokazu, "Identity of Japanese Americans of Okinawa Descent Living in Hawaii", [w:] Josef Kreiner (red.), Japaneseness versus Ryūkyūanism, Bier'sche Verlaganstalt, Bonn 2006.

History of the Okinawans in North America, compiled by the Okinawa Club of America, translated by Ben Kobashigawa, Regents of the University of California and the Okinawan Club of America, Los Angeles 1988.

Iacobelli Pedro, Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands, Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd, London 2017.

Kodama Michiko (red.), Uchinanchu: A History of Okinawans in Hawaii, Ethnic Studies Program, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 1981.

Miyasato Albert H., Uchinanchu: A Pictorial Tribute to Okinawans in Hawaii, East West Magazine Co., Honolulu 1990.

Nakasone Ronald Y., Reflections on the Okinawan Experience: Essays Commemorating 100 Years of Okinawan Immigration, Dharma Cloud, Fremont, Calif. 1996.

Nakasone Ronald Y., Okinawan Diaspora, University of Hawai’i Press, Honolulu 2002.

Rabson Steve, The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan: Crossing the Borders Within, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu 2016.

Siemann Yvonne, ‘Transmitting the message of Okinawa by drums’: Representations of Japanese-ness and Okinawan-ness in Okinawan dance in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, "Contemporary Japan", nr 29(2), 2017.

Suzuki Taku, Embodying Belonging: Racializing Okinawan Diaspora in Bolivia and Japan, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu 2010.

Suzuki Taku, Becoming "Japanese" in Bolivia: Okinawan-Bolivian Trans(national) Formations in Colonia Okinawa, "Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power", nr 13(3), 2006.

Zulueta Johanna O., An invisible minority? Return migration and ethnicity in Okinawa, "Social Identities", nr 23(5), 2017.


Ferranti Hugh de., Music and Diaspora in the Second Metropolis: The Okinawan and Korean Musicians of Interwar Osaka, "Japanese Studies", nr 29(2), 2009.

Garfias Robert, The Okinawan Kunkunshi Notation System and Its Role in the Dissemination of the Shuri Court Music Tradition, "Asian Music", nr 25(1/2), 1993–1994.

Gillan Matt, Treasures of the Island People: Tradition and Modernity in Yaeyaman Pop Music, "Asian Music", Winter/Spring, 2008.

Gillan Matt, Songs from the Edge of Japan: Music-making in Yaeyama and Okinawa, Routledge, London, New York 2016.

La Rue Jan, Native Music on Okinawa, "Musical Quarterly", nr 32, 1946.

Ogura Toshimaru, Military base culture and Okinawan rock ’n’ roll, "Inter-Asia Cultural Studies", nr 4(3), 2003.

Roberson James E. Memory and Music in Okinawa: The Cultural Politics of War and Peace, "positions: east asia cultures critique", nr 17(3), 2009.

Roberson James E., Uchinaa Pop: Place and Identity in Contemporary Okinawan Popular Music, "Critical Asian Studies", nr 33(2), 2001.


Bishop Mark, Okinawan Karate: Teachers, Styles and Secret Techniques, A & C Black Ltd., London 1989.

Bishop Mark, Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawa Weaponry and Te, Charles E Tuttle Company, Tokyo 1986.

Bradley Dan, Step by Step Karate Skills, The Hamlyn Publishing Group, Middlesex 1987.

Dillman George, Thomas Chris, Advanced Pressure Point Fighting of Ryukyu Kempo, George Dillman Karate International, Reading (PA) 1994.

Dollar Alan, Secrets of Uechi Ryu Karate and the Mysteries of Okinawa, Cherokee Publishing, Antioch (CA) 1996.

Egami Shigeru, The heart of karate-dō, Kodansha International, Tokyo 1986.

Funakoshi Gichin, Karate-dō: My way of life, Kodansha, Tokyo – New York – London 1981.

Higaonna Morio, Traditional Karate-do: Okinawa Goju Ryu, Minato Research & Publishing, Tokyo 1986.

Mattson George, The Way of Karate, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Tokyo 1970.

McCarthy Patrick, Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts, Tuttle Publishing, Boston – Rutland – Tokyo 1999.

Nagamine Shoshin, Tales of Okinawa's Great Masters, Tuttle Publishing, Boston – Rutland – Tokyo 2000.

Nagamine Shoshin, The Essence of Okinawan Karate-do, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Rutland – Tokyo 1976.

Nishiyama Hidetaka, Brown Richard C., Karate, the art of "empty hand" fighting, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Tokyo 1990

Oyama Masutatsu, What is Karate? Tokyo-News Co., Tokyo 1958.

Rielly Robin L., Karate Training: The Samurai Legacy and Modern Practice, Charles E. Tuttle, Tokyo: 1985.

Rosenbaum Michael, Okinawa's complete karate system: Isshin-ryu, YMAA Publication Center, Boston 2001.

Scaglione Robert, Karate of Okinawa: Building Warrior Spirit With Gan, Soku, Tanden Riki, Person-to Person Publishing, New York 1990.

Silvan Jim, Okinawan Karate: Its Teachers and Their Styles, Vantage Press, New York 1993.

Tan Kevin, Constructing a martial tradition: Rethinking a popular history of karate-dou, "Journal of Sport & Social Issues", nr 28(2), 2004.

Urban Peter, The Karate dojo: Traditions and tales of a martial art, Charles E. Tuttle, Tokyo 1967.

Prace polskojęzyczne

Bochorodycz Beata, Okinawa – geograficzne i polityczne peryferie Japonii, "Azja-Pacyfik", nr 10, 2007.

Funakoshi Gichin, Karate-dō: moje życie (tłum. z ang. Marek Matusiak), Diamond Books, Bydgoszcz 2002.

Matayoshi Eiki, Klątwa świni (tłum. Barbara Słomka), "Literatura na świecie", nr 1-2-3, 2002.

Pawlak Stanisław, Okinawa, Wydawnictwo MON, Warszawa 1971.

Perepeczko Marek, Okinawa, Wydawnictwo Morskie, Gdynia 1965.

Rokimi Marszewska Joanna, Japońska wyspa Ikema: środowisko i język, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków 2010.

Sloan Bill, Ostateczna bitwa: Okinawa 1945. Ostatnia wielka bitwa drugiej wojny światowej, tłum. Jan Szkudliński, Dom Wydawniczy Rebis, Poznań 2010.

Turnbull Stephen, Król w rękach samurajów: Okinawa, 1609, tłum. Arkadiusz Belczyk, Wydawnictwo Astra, Kraków 2011.

Wolny Antoni, Okinawa 1945, Dom Wydawniczy Bellona, Warszawa 2004 (Wydawnictwo MON, Warszawa 1983).

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