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Out of Place: Fetal References in Japanese Mythology and Cultural Memory

Jane Marie Law

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter explores three references to fetal imagery in Japanese mythology and cultural memory where the fetal reference clearly works as symbol. Though historically dispersed, these three ... More


China: Nationalizing Memory of the Nanjing Massacre

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/9780195180961.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China from 1971 to 1989. The year 1982 was a turning point in the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China. Fears of ... More


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

Takashi Yoshida

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

On December 13, 1937, the Japanese army attacked and captured the Chinese capital city of Nanjing, planting the rising-sun flag atop the city's outer walls. What occurred in the ensuing weeks and ... More


Introduction: The Nanjing Massacre in History

Joshua A. Fogel

in The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220065
eISBN:
9780520923515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220065.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

More than sixty years have passed since the series of historical events now called the Nanjing Massacre (also known as the Nanjing Atrocity and the Rape of Nanjing). The repudiation by certain ... More


The Mediated Massacre

Florian Schneider

in China's Digital Nationalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190876791
eISBN:
9780190876838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876791.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

This chapter turns to the Nanjing Massacre on China’s web and discusses how digital resources allow national communities to collectively ‘remember’ their past. The analysis of these processes starts ... More


Unfreezing the Question of History (1998–2008)

Jennifer M. Dixon

in Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes Japan’s narrative of the Nanjing Massacre between 1990 and 2008. Over this period, the official narrative came to include admissions of responsibility and apologies, and then ... More


“History Issues” in the Postwar Period (1952–1989)

Jennifer M. Dixon

in Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes Japan’s narrative over the course of the Cold War. The first phase of Japan’s narrative was characterized by silencing, mythmaking, and relativizing and lasted from the return ... More


Shooting the Enemy: Photographic Attachment in The Children of Huang Shi and Scarlet Rose

Michael Berry

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In “Shooting the Enemy: Photographic Attachment in Nanjing Massacre Cinema and the Curious Case of Scarlet Rose” Michael Berry highlights the role of photography as a tool within Nanjing Massacre ... More


Japan: Mobilizing the Nation, Sanitizing Aggression

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/9780195180961.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in Japan from 1937 to 1945. Although accounts that escaped censorship did record and condemn the random killings, looting, and rape ... More


The Nanjing Massacre and the Second Sino-Japanese War

Jennifer M. Dixon

in Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins with an overview of the history of the Nanjing Massacre and the Second Sino-Japanese War, followed by a discussion of contested elements of this history. The second part of the ... More


China: Intolerable Atrocities

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/9780195180961.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China from 1937 to 1945. During this period, the atrocities in Nanjing were by no means the main symbol of Japanese aggression. ... More


Digital China’s Hyperlink Networks

Florian Schneider

in China's Digital Nationalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190876791
eISBN:
9780190876838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876791.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 continues the analysis of China’s web by discussing what the social and political meanings of hyperlinks might be, how power works in networked structures, and what ‘issue networks’ on the ... More


Under the Flag of the Rising Sun: Imagining the Pacific War in the Japanese Cinema

David Desser

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Under the Flag of the Rising Sun: Imagining the Pacific War in the Japanese Cinema” offers a survey of Japanese variations on the “World War II Combat Film” genre, spanning from the 1930s to the ... More


Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Jennifer M. Dixon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Over the past two decades, many states have been called on to recognize and apologize for historic wrongs. In response, some states have apologized for past crimes, while others continue to silence, ... More


Coming to Terms with Dark Pasts?

Jennifer M. Dixon

in Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter introduces the book’s core questions, summarizes the stakes of inquiry, introduces the two narratives analyzed in the book, outlines the central argument, and situates this study in ... More


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