Tag Archives: World War II

Book Announcement: The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan Oxford University Press 2015. cloth, paperback, and eBook. ISBN: 9780190239169 (paper) From the publisher: In The Long Defeat, Akiko Hashimoto explores the stakes of war memory in Japan after its … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity: Paid Digitization Project Internship, Densho

For those working with Japanese American history and digital archiving: Location: Seattle, WA Type: paid Number of internships: 2-3 Deadline: August 12, 2015 Term: Sept. – Dec. 2015 Densho is a Seattle-based non-profit organization started in 1996, with the initial … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Constructing the Colonized Land: Entwined Perspectives of East Asia around WWII

Constructing the Colonized Land: Entwined Perspectives of East Asia around WWII Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014 266 pp. ISBN: 9781409428183 (hbk) ISBN:9781409428190 (ebk-PDF) ISBN:9781472404367(ebk-ePUB) Despite the precipitous rise of East Asia as a center of architectural production since the Second … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States

Via University of Washington Press. A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States Gordon K. Hirabashi, with James A. Hirabashi and Lane Ryo Hirabashi. paperback not available $29.95 HARDCOVER (9780295992709) PUBLISHED: April 2013 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian American Studies, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945 (Stanford University Press, 2013) For more information: http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?id=22812 Table of contents: http://www.sup.org/pages.cgi?isbn=0804785392&item=Contents_pages&page=1 The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Fighting Women during and after the Second World War in Asia and Europe

Fighting Women during and after the Second World War in Asia and Europe, June 12-13, 2014 Location: Netherlands, Amsterdam This is a call for papers for the above conference, to be held on June 12-13, 2014, at the Institute for War, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Twelve Views from the Distance

TWELVE VIEWS FROM THE DISTANCE An incandescent memoir of a boy’s coming of age in wartime Japan By Mutsuo Takahashi Translated by Jeffrey Angles University of Minnesota Press | 256 pages ISBN 978-0-8166-7936-2 | paperback ISBN 978-0-8166-7277-6 | cloth | … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Japan’s Postwar

Edited by Michael Lucken, Anne Bayard-Sakai, Emmanuel Lozerand Translated by J. A. A. Stockwin Historical surveys of postwar Japan are usually established on the grounds that the era is already over, interpreting “postwar” to be the years directly proceeding World … Continue reading

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Resource: Hiroshima Archive

Following the footsteps of the Nagasaki Archive, the Hiroshima Archive has recently launched. If you’re someone with an interest in World War 2, want to learn more about the atrocities of the atomic bomb, and get first hand accounts of the atomic bomb, … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: The Pacific War 1941-5: Legacies, Heritage, Culture

Location:  Australia CFP: The Pacific War 1941-5: Legacies, Heritage, Culture 5-7 December 2011, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia This conference aims to bring together scholars working on the cultural, social and political implications of the Pacific War, and to stimulate debate … Continue reading

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