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Students of the Nation: Images of the Nationalizing Chinese Child

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“Japan has surrendered; we are so happy. Not only can we eat white rice, but we also won’t be bullied by others.” Note the date the student penciled into the margins, commemorating Japan’s defeat: “The fifteenth day of the eighth month of the thirty-fourth year of the Republic” (August 15, 1945).

Source: Andong (1946, 1:21).