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Japan Engaging the World

A Century of International Encounter (Japan Studies (Center for Japan Studies at Teikyo Loretto Heights University).)

by Harumi Befu

  • 43 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Center for Japan Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National characteristics, Japa,
  • Japan,
  • Japan - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • National characteristics, Japanese,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Civilization,
  • 1868-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8528205M
    ISBN 100965025403
    ISBN 109780965025409

      It is August, , now seventy-five years since the end of America's World War II hostilities with the nation then known as the Empire of Japan. August 6 and 9 are the historic anniversary dates. Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting g: Japan.

      It has been a long time since I enjoyed a book as much as I did LOVE IN THE BLITZ (Harper/HarperCollins, pp., $). Of the hundreds of books about World War II that I’ve read, this is one. "Research completed September " Supersedes the ed. of Japan: a country study, edited by Frederica M. Bunge. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Also available in digital form.

    Japan’s government is paying to translate Japanese-language non-fiction books into English, as it engages in a public relations battle with China and South Korea. After President Obama's recent visit to Hiroshima, my heart was warmed to see how much Japan and America's relationship has grown from bitter enemies to great friends. While there are, of course, hard-liners in both countries that try to continue fanning the flames of hatred, much of the wounds inflicted by histories greatest and most terrible war have, for the most part, healed .


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