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War and Responsibility in Japan

The Role of the Emperor and the War Occupation Debates (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies)

by K. Toyama

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Other warfare & defence issues,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Japan,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Japan,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Government - Comparative

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10187918M
    ISBN 100415254205
    ISBN 109780415254205

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War and Responsibility in Japan is a reappraisal of the role of the Emperor and his responsibility for Japan's conduct during the Second World War. Toward Peace: War Responsibility, Postwar Compensation, and Peace Movements and Education in Japan.

provides information and resources for educators and anyone with an interest in the postwar Reviews: 1. Document 4, a critique of the Diet resolution from the June 8 issue of Akahata, the newspaper of the Japan Communist Party, provides a fair sample of the left-wing position concerning Japan's war responsibility.

This is an argument elaborated in great detail, and with many nuances, in a large body of Japanese historical writing on World War II in Asia, where Marxist and neo-Marxist Cited by: 6.

A history of life during war, Daily Life in Wartime Japan, – is also a glimpse of a now-vanished world.

“The author of this study has done a great service to historians of all types by scrutinizing the relationship between society and self in Japan during World War II. Memories of World War II exert a powerful influence over Japan's culture and society.

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For reasons big and small, understandable and unjustified, the war in the Pacific during World War II has largely been overshadowed by the Allies war against Hitler. Not anymore. Here's your opportunity to let others know your favorite books on the war that led us from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay.

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China's War With Japan by Rana Mitter – review Mitter argues convincingly that the importance of the Sino-Japanese conflict in the second world war is now all too often forgotten. His book. Crime and Responsibility: War, the state, and Japanese society By Yuki Tanaka ‘Forgetting, even getting history wrong, is an essential factor in the formation of a nation, which is why the progress of historical studies is often a danger to nationality.’ Ernest Renan.

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The book meticulously documents Zen Buddhism's support of Japanese militarism from the time of the Meiji Restoration through the World War II and the post-War period. It describes the influence of state policy on Buddhism in Japan, and particularly the influence of Zen on the military of the Empire of Japan.

A famous quote is from Harada Daiun Sogaku: " [If ordered to] march: tramp, tramp, or shoot: bang. Although the Japanese waged the war in Hirohito’s name, Gen.

Douglas MacArthur, the Allied powers’ supreme commander during the postwar. About the Book. In Playing War, Sabine Frühstück makes a bold proposition: that for over a century throughout Japan and beyond, children and concepts of childhood have been appropriated as tools for decidedly unchildlike purposes: to validate, moralize, humanize, and naturalize war, and to sentimentalize argues that modern conceptions of war insist on and exploit a specific and.

War Responsibility and Historical Memory: Hirohito’s Apparition Herbert P. Bix Since the appearance of Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan inthe unearthing in Japan of new information on the Asia-Pacific war has proceeded apace. Historical war narratives using new documentary evidence and drawing on the insights of various disciplines continue to appear.

Completing this book 70 years after the end of the war, and the 75 th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the authors sense the timeliness and importance of the stories shared here. It also allows for reflection on the aftermath of the war and how Japan today has come to grips with this legacy.

The evolution of Japanese society has caused women to acclimatize to new customs and responsibilities. Various waves of change introduced new philosophies that guided Japanese lifestyles. Women were instilled with values of restraint, respect, organization, decorum, chastity, and modesty. Japan at war.

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Responsibility: by the editors of Time-Life Books. Abe is a staunch conservative who in the past has questioned Japan’s war responsibility. In April, he provided a message that was read aloud during a. In her new book, Lamb goes further to explore the hidden costs of war on women.

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Mochizuki has written several books about World War II and being Japanese American during the war. Japanese children are part of a "national family" whose members have rights and responsibilities as set forth in their constitution.

Help students compare the rights guaranteed in Articles 21 and 22 of the Constitution of Japan (see above) with the related freedoms guaranteed in the U.S.

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Since they were Government property, the general turned over to the Department in these volumes and related. Get this from a library. Aspects of post-war German and Japanese drama (): reflections on war, guilt, and responsibility.

[Hiroko Harada]. In Hirohito’s War: The Pacific War,Francis Pike challenges the standard interpretations of the causes of the war. “I could not discuss Hirohito’s ‘role and responsibility’ in World War II.” And so Bix refused, he said.

Some 70 years after the end of the war, the subject is considered taboo in Japan. Th words of searing testimony were written and published just a year after the dropping of the first A-bomb on Japan in Augusta terrible act of war .