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The comintern and the Japanese communist party
The connection with the Comintern looms large in all the standard histories of the pre-war Japanese Communist Party (JCP) and in the memoirs written by Japanese revolutionaries and former
Family or state?: Nation, war, and gender in Japan, 1937–45
Abstract Nationalist ideology and nationalist practice in Japan between 1937 and 1945 were fundamentally conditioned by gender. For women, the proper roles of the subject were most fully elaborated
The ‘New Paradise’: Japanese Emigration to Manchuria in the 1930s and 1940s
scholarly attention has been paid to Japan's overseas expansion in the period between the establishment of the modernizing Meiji government in 1868 and Japan's defeat in the Second World War.
The Russo-Japanese War in cultural perspective, 1904-05
The Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05 has been widely seen as a historical turning-point. For the first time in modern history an Asian nation competed on equal terms with a European country and
The Russo-Japanese War and Japan: Politics, Nationalism and Historical Memory
The Russo-Japanese conflict was Japan’s most significant experience of war up until the disaster of 1937–45. It influenced all shades of political thought in Japan, almost certainly having a greater
Public service employment : a review of programs in selected OECD countries and transition economies
This paper examines one type of program that is used by many OECD and CEEC countries (Central and Eastern European countries) to ease the pain of structural adjustment and create jobs, namely Public
Japanese War Criminals: The Politics of Justice After the Second World War
Beginning in late 1945, the United States, Britain, China, Australia, France, the Netherlands, and later the Philippines, the Soviet Union, and the People's Republic of China convened national courts
The Manchurian Crisis and Japanese Society, 1931-33
This book explores the reactions to the Manchurian crisis of different sections of the state, and of a number of different groups in Japanese society, particularly rural groups, women's organizations
Nation and Nationalism in Japan
Nationalism was one of the most important forces in 20th century Japan. It pervaded almost all aspects of Japanese life, but was a complex phenomenon, frequently changing, and often meaning different
Film and Soldier: Japanese War Movies in the 1950s
In 1950s Japan, films about the Second World War, especially the conflict in the Pacific, were very popular. Though some of them concentrated on misery and suffering, others were surprisingly