ISSEI


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ISSEIInternational Society for the Study of European Ideas (University of Helsinki, Finland)
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In Canada, the majority of Issei women were in their child-bearing years and arrived in the country in the two decades between 1908 and 1928, as a result of which families were formed within a relatively short period, and generations clearly differentiated.
Ayukawa's nicely written study adds to a growing trend in scholarship on Japanese immigrant history in North America in its conceptualization of the Issei as a heterogeneous immigrant group, rather than a monolithic one.
But all is grist for the coming-of-age learning mill, as Ichiko's period of readjustment grants her a personal history lesson in the limited options available to gays, while her male best friend, Takechan (Issei Takahashi), provides a reality check on how difficult it can be to lay claim to a same-gender sexual orientation, particularly for guys.
Ichioka brilliantly places the issei and nisei within the context of the anti-Japanese era in which they lived.
Some claim to have seen the group rocking out to East Bay hardcore bands Look Back and Laugh, Mind Eraser, Outraged, and Issei Sagawa at the all-ages Balazo Gallery before the movie had let out.
Tokyo, Japan, Apr 19, 2006 - (JCN) - The Q'SAI Analysis & Research Center announced on April 17 that it will begin accepting orders for Imported Foods - Issei Bunseki 359 Pesticide, a multi-pesticide residue analysis service for imported foods, on April 20.
Issei Ogata's scarily endearing rendition of the emperor, his lips restively testing the air with carplike twitches, is beyond uncanny.
About a third were Japanese immigrants (the Issei), who were aliens ineligible for citizenship under the naturalization law of the period, but the rest were American-born (mostly Nisei, or second-generation) and hence citizens.
The technique is effective in lessening the symptoms of excessive hardening of the arteries, known as arteriosclerosis obliterans, under which blood currents in patients' arteries are obstructed or even blocked, professor Issei Komuro said.
She argues instead that the desert imprisonment of virtually all of the West Coast's Japanese-American men, women, and children for three years was the right thing to do: It was a sound military judgment that Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his top war advisers made on the basis of solid intelligence that Japan had organized untold numbers of Japanese resident aliens (the "Issei") and their American-citizen children (the "Nisei") into a vast network of spies and subversives.
Pictures (clockwise): GERO BRELOER, EPA/ DAVID CRAM, REUTERS/ KIM LUDBROOK, EPA/ KEVORK DJANSEZIAN, AP/ DESMOND BOYLAN, REUTERS/ ISSEI KATO, REUTERS/ DONALD MIRALLE, GETTY/ ADRIAN DENNIS, AFP/ GERO BRELOER, EPA/ MAX ROSSI, REUTERS
Issei Nishikawa for help in arranging ''lasting exchanges'' between their three North Korean-born children and Japanese of their generation, the governor said Sunday.