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About GW Okinawa Collection
GW Okinawa Collection builds on the existing collection in the the Japan Resource Center and features scholarly materials that explore Okinawa from the past to the present from multiple perspectives. Established in June 2015, the Okinawa Collection is a collaboration between the Okinawa Prefectural Government and GW Gelman Library. Generously funded by the Okinawa Government, the Okinawa Collection features scholarly materials on Okinawa from the past to the present from multiple perspectives.
Okinawan people have been daily affected byt he noise produced by Kadena Air Base (Kadena Town) and Marine Corps Air Station Futenma (Ginowan City), and water contamination caused by leaks of aircraft fuel from inside the U.S. military bases.
Is the Okinawan economy dependent on the U.S. Military bases? How was the returned area where some U.S. military bases once located developed? How is the land where Marine Corps Air Station Futenma is currently located going to be developed?