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Japanese Tourism to Mukden, Nanjing, and Qufu, 1938-1943

  title={Japanese Tourism to Mukden, Nanjing, and Qufu, 1938-1943},
  author={Kenneth J. Ruoff},
Imperial Japan’s heritage landscape expanded along with the growing empire. This essay focuses on Japanese tourism to, as well as tourism planning and promotion for, three continental destinations, Mukden, Nanjing, and Qufu, from 1938 to 1943. Both governmental and civil actors rapidly exploited existing heritage from previous civilizations and also codified new heritage (e.g., battle sites) in order to promote tourism and also to propagate an edifying message about Japan’s imperial project… Expand

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