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The Alchemy of War

Seva Gunitsky

in Aftershocks: Great Powers and Domestic Reforms in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172330
eISBN:
9781400885329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172330.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the outcome of the Great War demonstrated democracy's effectiveness on both the battlefield and the factory floor, leading to a short-lived but intense period of ... More


Furusato Boom, Kaminoseki Bust

Martin Dusinberre

in Hard Times in the Hometown: A History of Community Survival in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835248
eISBN:
9780824871819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835248.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the concept of furusato, which literally means “old village.” It can also be translated as “hometown,” a term that captures the sense of roots, tradition, and nostalgic ... More


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