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The Imperial Navy and the Way to Peace

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter describes the final War Cabinet of Imperial Japan. It examines the political difficulties of the Koiso–Yonai govemment, the impact of the Emperor and Marquis Kido, ... More


Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Eiichiro Azuma

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before World War II, Japanese immigrants, or Issei, forged a unique transnational identity between their native land and the United States. Whether merchants, community leaders, or rural farmers, ... More


Kawakami Otojiro's Trip to the West and Taiwan at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Yukari Yoshihara

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores Otojiro Kawakami, one of the founders of Japanese modern theatre, and his travels to the West and to Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule; and it investigates them as cases ... More


Kabuki and 2,600 Years of Imperial Rule: 1940

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses events surrounding the world of kabuki in 1940. Throughout the year, the kabuki world joined the entire nation in celebrating a New Order in Japan and the 2,600th anniversary ... More


Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Robert Tierney

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a study of the figures and tropes of “savagery” in Japanese colonial culture. Through an analysis of literary works, ethnographic studies, and a variety of other discourses, the book ... More


Tange Lab and Biopolitics: From the Geopolitics of the Living Sphere to the Nervous System of the Nation

Yuriko Furuhata

in Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter theorizes an afterlife of Imperial Japan's biological metaphors of lifeworld and circulation in the work of Japanese architect Tange Kenzō and his associates who came to form the ... More


Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

E.Taylor Atkins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the complex history of Japanese colonial and postcolonial interactions with Korea, particularly in matters of cultural policy. The book focuses on past and present Japanese ... More


Toward a Party-Alternation Theory of Comparative Judicial Independence

in Measuring Judicial Independence: The Political Economy of Judging in Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226703886
eISBN:
9780226703879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703879.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the broader implications of the relation between judicial independence and democratic politics. Toward that end, it traces the conditions under which rational politicians will ... More


Mobile Frontiers: Pokémon after Pearl Harbor

Tara Fickle

in The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479868551
eISBN:
9781479805686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868551.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter uses the mobile game Pokémon GO as a case study of how video game developers have successfully harnessed the self-centering power of ludo-Orientalism, using augmented reality and GPS ... More


Introduction

Reto Hofmann

in The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453410
eISBN:
9780801456367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453410.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the ideological links that tied Japan to Italy during the period 1915–1952. More specifically, it considers why Japanese intellectuals, writers, activists, and politicians, ... More


Darkest Moment: The Fall of Singapore, “Chinese Penetration,” and the Domino Theory

Wen-Qing Ngoei

in Arc of Containment: Britain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501716409
eISBN:
9781501716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716409.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter treats Japan’s conquest of Southeast Asia as a window to the longer history of Anglo-American perceptions of the region’s interconnectedness. Japanese victories fuelled what would become ... More


Behind the Curtain

Dayna L. Barnes

in Architects of Occupation: American Experts and Planning for Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703089
eISBN:
9781501707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703089.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Allied occupation of Japan. Between 1939 and 1945, American policymakers decided to reorient rather than punish postwar Japan. They hoped to ... More


Faces that Change: Physiognomy, Portraiture, and Photography in Colonial Korea

Gyewon Kim

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the popular print culture of colonial Korea 'face' emerged as a keyword in relation to the newly emerging pseudoscience of physiognomy, which claimed to be able to read personality traits from ... More


What Is Assimilation?

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explains the connection between the idea of assimilation and the language policies of modern Japan. During the upsurge of Japanese imperialism the ideology of the assimilation policy was ... More


Introduction: Racializing Culture and Class in a Transnational Field

Taku Suzuki

in Embodying Belonging: Racializing Okinawan Diaspora in Bolivia and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833442
eISBN:
9780824870775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833442.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines the racialized belongings of Okinawan-Bolivians in a transnational context. It considers multiple ... More


Gothic Stylistics: Arishima Takeo and Melodramatic Excess

Leith Morton

in The Alien Within: Representations of the Exotic in Twentieth-Century Japanese Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832926
eISBN:
9780824870201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832926.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter continues the discussion of Japanese gothic by examining various works of Arishima Takeo, a contemporary of both Kyöka and Tanizaki. Arishima's distinctive style has long been recognized ... More


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