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Creating a minority: the views of Japanese intellectuals and Japan’s policy towards Ainu in the 18th and 19th centuries

https://doi.org/10.24411/2658-6789-2019-10006

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The article traces how the image of the Ainu formed by Japaneseintellectuals in 18thand early 19thcenturies influenced the formation of Japan’spolicy towards this ethnic minority in the Meiji period (1868-1912).

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V. V. Shchepkin
Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, Russian Academy of Sciences
Russian Federation


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Shchepkin V.V. Creating a minority: the views of Japanese intellectuals and Japan’s policy towards Ainu in the 18th and 19th centuries. Russian Japanology Review. 2019;2(1):128-140. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.24411/2658-6789-2019-10006

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