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Japan, Race and Equality: The Racial Equality Proposal of 1919
This study explores the Japanese motivations in raising the proposal for racial equality at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. Offering new insights, this is the first comprehensive analysis of an
Diplomacy As Theatre: Staging the Bandung Conference of 1955*
  • N. Shimazu
  • Political Science
    Modern Asian Studies
  • 22 July 2013
Abstract As a significant ‘moment’ in twentieth-century international diplomacy, the rise of post-colonial Afro-Asia at the Bandung Conference of 1955 is replete with symbolic meanings. This paper
Japanese Society at War: Death, Memory and the Russo-Japanese War
Introduction 1. Society in conflict 2. Journey of farewell 3. Honourable war death 4. Local patriots 5. Love thy enemy 6. God of war 7. War in popular cultural memory Epilogue.
Places in diplomacy
  • N. Shimazu
  • History, Political Science
  • 1 August 2012
Imagining Japan in post war East Asia : Identity politics, Schooling and Popular culture
In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up
Where do healthy older adults take more time during the Timed Up and Go test?
TLDR
The kinematic index of posture and turning radius is suggested to be used to measure Timed Up and Go as a clinically useful index for understanding the motor characteristics of older adults.
Nationalisms in Japan
Introduction Naoko Shimazu 1. Japanese National Doctrines in International Perspective Erica Benner 2. Reading the Diaries of Japanese Conscripts: Forging National Consciousness during the
Popular Representations of the Past: The Case of Postwar Japan
This article examines the popular representations of the past in literature, film and television in postwar Japan, with the focus on the war. The main aim is to derive a general overview of how
'Diplomacy as theatre': recasting the Bandung conference of 1955 as cultural history
As a significant ‘moment’ in twentieth-century international diplomacy, the Bandung Conference of 1955 is replete with symbolic meanings. How can we delve deeper into understanding the symbolic? To
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