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Title War and Militarism in Modern Japan : Issues of History and Identity / edited by Guy Podoler.
Imprint Folkestone, England : Global Oriental, 2009.

Subject Shillony, Ben-Ami.
Militarism -- Japan -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
War -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Japan -- History, Military -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Alt Name Podoler, Guy, 1967-
Shillony, Ben-Ami.
Brill Academic Publishers.
International Conference on Japan in Honour of Professor Ben-Ami Shillony (2007 : Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Description 1 online resource (xiv unnumbered pages, 242 pages)
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Note "Published to mark the distinguished academic career of ben-Ami Shillony, who retired from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2006"--Jacket.
"This volume is a fruit of 'The International Conference on Japan in Honour of Professor Ben-Ami Shillony', which took place at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, between 29 April and 2 May 2007"--Page [iv].
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-236) and index.
Contents Introduction / Japan's tug of war after the Russo-Japanese War / Facing a dilemma : Japan's Jewish policy in the late 1930s / Ethnicity and gender in the wartime Japanese revue theatre / 'The terrible weapon of the gravely injured' : Mishima Yukio's literature and the war / Reenacting a failed revolution : the February 26 Incident in theatre and film, 1960-1980 / Imperial Japan and its POWs : the dilemma of humaneness and national identity / Japan's defeat in the Second World War : the cultural dimension / Jewish scientists, Jewish ethics and the making of the atomic bomb / The memory of the Second World War and the essence of 'New Japan' : the parliamentary debate over Japan's democratic constitution / Lives divided in the Second World War : the individual and the master narrative of war / Sadako Sasaki and Anne Frank : myths in Japanese and Israeli memory of the Second World War / Death and the Japanese Self-Defence Forces : anticipation, deployment and cultural scripts / A fragile balance between 'normalization' and the revival of nationalistic sentiments / The effect of Japanese colonial brutality on shaping Korean identity : an analysis of a prison turned memorial site in Seoul / Guy Podoler -- Ian Nish -- Naoki Maruyama -- Jennifer Robertson -- Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit -- David G. Goodman -- Rotem Kowner -- Mark Peattie -- Meron Medzini -- Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti -- Harumi Befu -- Roni Sarig -- Eyal Ben-Ari -- Mariko Tsujita -- Guy Podoler.
ISBN 9789004213005 (electronic bk.)
9004213007 (electronic bk.)
9781905246854 (hbk.) 1905246854 (hbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9781905246854.i-242
OCLC # 759913037
Additional Format Print version : War and militarism in modern Japan. Folkestone, England : Global Oriental, 2009 9781905246854 (OCoLC)430971137

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