Tag Archives: WWII

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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Book Announcement: Japan’s Occupation of Java in the Second World War: A Transnational History

Japan’s Occupation of Java in the Second World War: A Transnational History Ethan Mark SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan Japan’s Occupation of Java in the Second World War draws upon written and oral Japanese, Indonesian, Dutch and English-language sources … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Post-Fascist Japan: Political Culture in Kamakura after the Second World War

Post-Fascist Japan: Political Culture in Kamakura after the Second World War Laura Hein SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan In late 1945 local Japanese turned their energies toward creating new behaviors and institutions that would give young people better … 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 $30.00S PAPERBACK (9780295742861) $90.00X HARDCOVER (9780295742854) PUBLISHED: December 2017 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies / China; History; Law BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 344 pp., 1 bandw illus, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Post-WWII Reeducation in Germany, Japan, and Beyond

REEDUCATION REVISITED: STRATEGIES, ACTORS, INSTITUTIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE Conference at the German Historical Institute at Washington, D.C., September 28-30, 2017 Proposals accepted till March 15, 2017 Organized by Katharina Gerund, Heike Paul (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), and Tomoyuki Sasaki (College of William … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: From “Asia’s Prussians“ to “Yellow Devils“: Images of the Japanese Army from the Meiji Restoration to the End of the Second World War

CFP: From “Asia’s Prussians“ to “Yellow Devils“: Images of the Japanese Army from the Meiji Restoration to the End of the Second World War Prof. Dr. Frank Jacob (New York) and Prof. Dr. Sepp Linhart (Vienna) The Meiji Restoration since 1868 changed … 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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