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The Coexistence of Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism, 1997–2015

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1997 and 2015, the history problem became more complex due to changes in both domestic and international situations of the three countries. The LDP returned to power, but it had to form a ... More


Japan: A War over History and Memory

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/9780195180961.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in Japan from 1989 to the present. The end of the Cold War, Hirohito's death, the loss of conservative dominance in politics, the ... More


The Growth of Transnational Interactions, 1965–1988

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1965 and 1988, the history problem emerged after Japan normalized its diplomatic relations with South Korea and China. After normalization, Japanese A-bomb victims and affiliated NGOs began ... More


Order and Justice: Contesting the Collective Memory Regime

Evelyn Goh

in The Struggle for Order: Hegemony, Hierarchy, and Transition in Post-Cold War East Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599363
eISBN:
9780191763304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599363.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the strategic and moral dimensions of a core unresolved question in East Asia’s order transition: the role of Japan in the region. The analysis focuses on the disputes about war ... More


Pedagogies of War and Peace: Teaching World War II to Children

Akiko Hashimoto

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 4 illustrates how the war is taught to Japan’s children in the classroom and on school trips. It argues that despite being stereotypically branded by the Western media as attempting to ... More


The Mikado and the Shogun (P.V. Narasimha Rao and Arjun Singh)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the personality and politics of Arjun Singh who was Minister of MHRD for about nine years in two spells (1991–95 and 2004–9), and left a deep imprint on Indian education ... More


The Work and Recommendations of the Polish–Israeli Textbooks Committee

Shevach Eden

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents discussions conducted by the national committees in Poland and Israel to examine history and geography textbooks and their treatment of the two nations. They were charged with ... More


Perspectives on the Ancient Near Eastern Canon: More than Mesopotamia’s Greatest Hits

Amy Rebecca Gansell and Ann Shafer

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Serving as the volume introduction, Chapter 1 lays out the scope of the ancient Near Eastern canon as it has been understood since its inception. Situating the canon within Art History, Archaeology, ... More


Crispus Attucks and the Black Freedom Struggle, 1950s–1970s

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

As the integrationist civil rights movement took shape, Attucks became one of the most prominent black figures to enter elementary and secondary school curricula and textbooks. In most mainstream ... More


Crispus Attucks from the Bicentennial to the Culture Wars, 1970s–1990s

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

The 1976 bicentennial brought greater mainstream attention to Attucks and black participation in the Revolution as well as increasing opportunities to disseminate interpretations of Attucks and other ... More


Crispus Attucks in Twenty-First-Century America

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

While the new century saw continued nods to African American figures and experiences in American history textbooks and curricula, blacks still remained mostly on the margins of the master narrative ... More


Crispus Attucks Meets the New Negro: Black History and Black Heroes between the World Wars

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

During the era of the “New Negro” after World War I, African Americans intensified their attention to Attucks and other race heroes as they made more overt efforts to incorporate African American ... More


Crispus Attucks Meets Dorie Miller: Black Patriotism and Activism in the World War II Era

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

Interest in promoting Attucks as a national hero was redoubled as African Americans’ heroic participation in World War II once again presented opportunities to sharpen activists’ arguments for black ... More


All in Good Measure

Arthur Lupia

in Uninformed Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190263720
eISBN:
9780197559598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263720.003.0024
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter is about how to word recall questions effectively. An example of why this topic matters occurred just days before the opening of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. At that ... More


Conclusion

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

The Conclusion ties together the book’s main arguments about Crispus Attucks’s place in American history and memory. We do not know enough about his experiences, associations, or motives before or ... More


The Dustbin of History: Crispus Attucks and American Amnesia, 1770s–1840s

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

Between 1771 and 1850 the Boston Massacre itself remained a part of the nation’s collective memory of the American Revolution. Some characterized it as a key event in forging colonial unity while ... More


The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away (Judicial Policymaking)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the personality and politics of Murli Manohar Joshi who was the Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD) during the NDA Government (1998–2004), first truly non-Congress ... More


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