Japan and East Asia: Shifting Images on an Imagined Map

  title={Japan and East Asia: Shifting Images on an Imagined Map},
  author={Kimihiko Baba},
  journal={Japanese Studies},
  pages={237 - 260}
  • Kimihiko Baba
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Japanese Studies
  • The six-day ofŽ cial tour of Chinese President, Jiang Zemin, in late November 1998, marked the Ž rst visit by a Chinese head of state to Japan since the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Jiang’s arrival received a great deal of press coverage and expectations for the establishment of a new, future-oriented relationship between the two countries ran high. However, the media fever cooled considerably after Jiang’s summit meeting with the then Prime Minister, Obuchi Keizō. Following… CONTINUE READING
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