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Book Announcement: The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Via University of Hawai’i Press. HIRO SAITO DECEMBER 2016 264 pages ISBN 9780824856748 $62.00 East Asia / history / sociology Seventy years have passed since the end of the Asia-Pacific War, yet Japan remains embroiled in controversy with its neighbors … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar

Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar Author: Takenaka, Akiko This is the first extensive English-language study of Yasukuni Shrine as a war memorial. It explores the controversial shrine’s role in waging war, promoting peace, honoring the dead, and, … Continue reading

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