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Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Yuki Miyamoto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240500
eISBN:
9780823240548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240500.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This monograph explores the ethics and religious sensibilities of a group of the hibakusha (survivors) of 1945's atomic bombings. Although the atomic bombings of 1945 have been studied from the ... More


Imperial Eclipse: Japan's Strategic Thinking about Continental Asia before August 1945

Yukiko Koshiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451805
eISBN:
9780801467752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451805.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The “Pacific War” narrative of Japan's defeat that was established after 1945 started with the attack on Pearl Harbor, detailed the U.S. island-hopping campaigns across the Western Pacific, and ... More


Unconditional: The Japanese Surrender in World War II

Marc Gallicchio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190091101
eISBN:
9780197525852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091101.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Signed on September 2, 1945, by Japanese and Allied leaders, the instrument of surrender formally ended the war in the Pacific and brought to a close one of the most cataclysmic engagements in ... More


You Have to Diversify to Survive: The Anxiety that Fuels the Hong Kong Entrepreneur

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

William Mong's success as an intermediary between the business cultures of Hong Kong and Japan can be attributed to three main characteristics: his versatile linguistic skills, cultural awareness, ... More


Sacrificial Lambs: Nagai Takashi and the Roman Catholic Interpretation of the Bombing

Yuki Miyamoto

in Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240500
eISBN:
9780823240548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240500.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

At the time of the bombing, Nagai Takashi—a convert Roman Catholic and medical doctor specializing in radiation—was getting ready for class at his medical school. Though severely injured, he ... More


A National Network: Travel and Correspondence

Terrence Jackson

in Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853587
eISBN:
9780824868840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853587.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Improved travel and postal infrastructures were two components leading to the development of proto-nationalism during this period, and impacted the activity of scholars. They allowed rangakusha to ... More


Race, Ethnicity and Nuclear War: Representations of Nuclear Weapons and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds

Paul Williams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317088
eISBN:
9781846319792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319792
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores how writers, thinkers and filmmakers have answered the following question: are nuclear weapons ‘white’? Many texts respond in the affirmative, and arraign nuclear weapons for ... More


Return to Japan

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Returning to Japan, McKay and Cannon prepared for their final seventeen days in the Orient. They passed through Nagasaki, Kobe, Kyoto, and Sapporo before finally arriving in Yokohama. Amid their ... More


Leaving for the Rising Sun: The Historical Background of Yinyuan Longqi’s Migration to Japan in 1654

Jiang Wu

in Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199393121
eISBN:
9780199393152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393121.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter clarifies various historical and social factors that facilitated Yinyuan’s migration to Japan in 1654. It shows that Yinyuan was first invited by Chinese Buddhist temples in Nagasaki and ... More


Heave-ho: Radical Recontextualization and Cyclical Movements

Claire Maree

in queerqueen: Linguistic Excess in Japanese Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190869618
eISBN:
9780190869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869618.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 6 examines nostalgia and dissent as contradictory companions to queerqueen excess. It provides a critical analysis of Miwa Akihiro’s performances at the annual New Year’s Eve songfest (NHK) ... More


The Ryukyu Kingdom under the Bakuhan System

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

in The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Toyotomi Hideyoshi moved to unify Japan and gave the Shimazu clan in Satsuma the right (not acknowledged by Ryukyu) to control Ryukyu. Satsuma successfully invaded Ryukyu in 1609, forcing King Shō ... More


Military Medicine and Cancer Therapy

in Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226465319
eISBN:
9780226465333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465333.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses the intimate relationship between research for cancer therapy and military medicine. It considers the efforts of Donnal Thomas from 1957 to 1977 and his development of a ... More


The voyage east: The beginning of Anglo-Portuguese relations in the East Indies

Rogério Miguel Puga

in The British Presence in Macau, 1635-1793

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139798
eISBN:
9789888180752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139798.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The wealth of Macau was initially linked to trade with Japan. The Portuguese reached Japan in 1543 and the route between Macau and Nagasaki became permanent in 1571. However, the arrival of the Dutch ... More


The Kingdom of the Setting Sun

Ricardo Padrón

in The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226455679
eISBN:
9780226689623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689623.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

While the previous chapter discussed the political and military dimensions of Spanish cartographic writing, this chapter emphasizes the religious dimensions of the transpacific imagination. Marcelo ... More


Japanese Plans and the Scene in Nagasaki

Joshua A. Fogel

in Maiden Voyage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the Japanese government's planning for the official mission to Shanghai in 1862 via the Senzaimaru. More specifically, it examines the role played by the Tokugawa shogunate in ... More


Getting to Nagasaki, Loading Cargo, and the Voyage to Shanghai

Joshua A. Fogel

in Maiden Voyage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on how the Senzaimaru reached Nagasaki. It describes the inspection and eventual loading of cargo onto the Senzaimaru, as well as the cargo that the Japanese ultimately brought ... More


Preparing for the Trip Home

Joshua A. Fogel

in Maiden Voyage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the preparations made by the Japanese delegation, who went to Shanghai in 1862 aboard the Senzaimaru, on their return to Nagasaki. The Senzaimaru was sent by Japan on an ... More


The World

Marc Crépon and James Martel

in Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283750
eISBN:
9780823286171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283750.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter looks at the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Few are the testimonials, novels, novellas, or philosophical analyses that help evaluate, politically and morally, what happened there in ... More


Being and Time in Nagasaki, Japan

Toru Yamada

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0045
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reflects on a physical and ethnographic encounter with a particular concept of time—tidal time—during fieldwork in Japan's island communities. “Tidal time” is a schedule that follows the ... More


The World of Dutch Studies and an Information Revolution

Terrence Jackson

in Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853587
eISBN:
9780824868840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853587.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the early modern period, Japan underwent a widespread information revolution that helped feed momentum toward both cultural integration across Japan and cultural secession from the orthodox ... More


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