Tag Archives: World War II

Resource: Joseph Berry Keenan Digital Collection

Those researching or just interested in modern Japanese history will find much to explore in Harvard University’s Joseph Berry Keenan Digital Collection. A compilation of manuscript materials and photographs related to the Japanese War Crimes Trial, these works originate from Joseph B. Keenan, … Continue reading

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Resource: Dietrich Seckel’s Photo Archive (1936-1942)

Those interested in everyday life in Japan during World War II may be interested in the University of Heidelberg’s digital archive of photographs by German art historian Dietrich Seckel. Credited as one of the leading figures in establishing art historical … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China

Via University of Washington Press Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China YUN XIA CONTENTS Throughout the War of Resistance against Japan (1931-1945), the Chinese Nationalist government punished collaborators with harsh measures, labeling the enemies from within hanjian … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan Oxford University Press 2015. cloth, paperback, and eBook. ISBN: 9780190239169 (paper) From the publisher: In The Long Defeat, Akiko Hashimoto explores the stakes of war memory in Japan after its … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity: Paid Digitization Project Internship, Densho

For those working with Japanese American history and digital archiving: Location: Seattle, WA Type: paid Number of internships: 2-3 Deadline: August 12, 2015 Term: Sept. – Dec. 2015 Densho is a Seattle-based non-profit organization started in 1996, with the initial … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Constructing the Colonized Land: Entwined Perspectives of East Asia around WWII

Constructing the Colonized Land: Entwined Perspectives of East Asia around WWII Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014 266 pp. ISBN: 9781409428183 (hbk) ISBN:9781409428190 (ebk-PDF) ISBN:9781472404367(ebk-ePUB) Despite the precipitous rise of East Asia as a center of architectural production since the Second … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States

Via University of Washington Press. A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States Gordon K. Hirabashi, with James A. Hirabashi and Lane Ryo Hirabashi. paperback not available $29.95 HARDCOVER (9780295992709) PUBLISHED: April 2013 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian American Studies, … Continue reading

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