The Culture of Japanese Fascism

  title={The Culture of Japanese Fascism},
  author={Alan M. Tansman and Rey Chow and Harry D. Harootunian and Masao Miyoshi and Marilyn J. Ivy},
Foreword: Fascism, Yet? / Marilyn Ivy vii Introduction: The Culture of Japanese Fascism / Alan Tansman 1 Part I: Theories of Japanese Fascism Fascism Seen and Unseen: Fascism as a Problem in Cultural Representation / Kevin M. Doak 31 The People's Library: The Spirit of Prose Literature versus Fascism / Richard Torrance 56 Constitutive Ambiguities: The Persistence of Modernism and Fascism in Japan's Modern History / Harry Harrotunian 80 Part II: Fascism and Daily Life On the Beauty of Labor… 
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