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Book Announcement: The China Problem in Postwar Japan: National Identity and Sino-Japanese Relations

Recently published with Bloomsbury Press as part of the series SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan, edited by Christopher Gerteis. Robert Hoppens, The China Problem in Postwar Japan: National Identity and Sino-Japanese Relations, (Bloomsbury Press, March 2015), 298 pages, ISBN: … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture

Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu and Edward Vickers, editors (Routledge: 2013) 264 pp ISBN: 978-0-415-71399-3 In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued … Continue reading

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Resource: Tezuka Collection on Google Cultural Institute

Tezuka Productions Co. has created a collection on Google Cultural Institute, an online resource of images and information from museums and archives all over the world, about Tezuka Osamu’s contributions to anime.   The collection has three exhibits. The first is Tezuka Osamu: The … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan Since 1945 From Postwar to Post-Bubble

Does Japan really matter anymore? The challenges of recent Japanese history have led some pundits and scholars to publicly wonder whether Japan’s significance is starting to wane. The multidisciplinary essays that comprise Japan Since 1945 demonstrate its ongoing importance and relevance. Examining … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: CHANGING LIVES: The ‘Postwar’ in Japanese Women’s Autobiographies and Memoirs

CHANGING LIVES: The ‘Postwar’ in Japanese Women’s Autobiographies and Memoirs (Association for Asian Studies, 2013) It is available in paperback ISBN: 978-0-924304-69-9. 216 pages. Changing Lives offers the reader substantial translations from memoirs and autobiographies by Japanese women. It contains … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan Since 1945:From Postwar to Post-Bubble

Christopher Gerteis and Timothy S. George ‘An excellent interdisciplinary collection of essays on “postwar” Japan, from 1945 to 2011 – from the ashes of defeat to the anxiety of decline. It deserves to be read not only for its fascinating … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Housewives of Japan

http://us.macmillan.com/housewivesofjapan/ofraGoldsteinGidoni Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni Palgrave Macmillan, 6/5/2012 ISBN: 978-0-230-34031-2, ISBN10: 0-230-34031-8,  Women in postwar Japan have never felt completely free from the traditional concept of the housewife. Drawing on a unique ethnographic inquiry, Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni explores the complexities of the relationship … Continue reading

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