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Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book demonstrates that Japan's postwar Constitution has provided a solid foundation for democracy because, contrary to the conventional view that the American Occupation simply “imposed” it, ... More


“This Fundamental Problem”: MacArthur Saves Hirohito

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes how MacArthur in late 1945 and early 1946 saved Hirohito from trial as a war criminal. Contacted by imperial advisers, MacArthur became convinced that Hirohito would cooperate in ... More


“Do Your Best”: The Marathon Meeting

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes how a thirty‐hour meeting on March 4 and 5 achieved agreement on a preliminary draft constitution. As Matsumoto's draft was being translated, he and Kades clashed over the preamble and ... More


Promiscuous Media: Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945

Hikari Hori

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714542
eISBN:
9781501709524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714542.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The early Showa Era (1926-45), which roughly coincides with the Nazi years (1920-45) and Mussolini’s ‘venti anni’ (1921-43), is generally assumed to be a dogmatically and fanatically nationalist ... More


Photography’s Aura: The Modern Emperor and Mass Media

Hikari Hori

in Promiscuous Media: Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714542
eISBN:
9781501709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714542.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It is impossible to understand the media-scape of Japan from the 1920s through 1945 without analyzing the implications of representations of the emperor as well as the effects of state-led- and ... More


Epilogue

Hikari Hori

in Promiscuous Media: Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714542
eISBN:
9781501709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714542.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The last chapter begins by briefly discussing postwar developments in dramatic, documentary and animated film. Discourses of nationalist and imperialist identity might no longer be overtly manifested ... More


United States: Rebuilding Japan

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in the United States from 1945 to 1971. Because new foreign enemies of the United States emerged after Japan's defeat, the Nanjing ... More


Japan and Australia, 1944–1946: The Early Domestic and Regional Context

Dean Aszkielowicz

in The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957: From Foe to Friend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390724
eISBN:
9789888390427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390724.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

When the Second World War ended, the Australian government sought to establish the country as a major player in regional diplomacy. An early focus of Australia’s new and energetic foreign policy ... More


“Evolutionary Theory Is the Superstition of Modernity”

G. Clinton Godart

in Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The 1930s and the wartime period saw the rise of religious—mainly Shintō—antievolutionary thought. Evolutionary theory took on a complex role in this period, as it was discussed by biologists, ... More


Rollback

Sidney Pash

in The Currents of War: A New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144238
eISBN:
9780813144320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144238.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 7, Rollback, focuses on the fundamental change that overtook American containment during the summer of 1941, when policymakers abandoned the limited objectives of thwarting Japanese expansion ... More


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