Confronting the Ghosts of Violence
Series: Asia's Transformations
East Asia is now the world’s economic powerhouse, but ghosts of history continue to trouble relations between the key countries of the region, particularly between Japan, China and the two Koreas. Unhappy legacies of Japan’s military expansion in pre-war Asia prompt on-going calls for apologies,...
Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge
Photography and the Emperor
Sixty years on from the end of the Pacific War, Japan on Display examines representations of the Meiji emperor, Mutsuhito (1852-1912) and his grandson the Showa emperor, Hirohito who was regarded as a symbol of the nation, in both war and peacetime. Much of this representation was aided by the...
Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge
The Meaning and Practice of Manhood in China and Japan
This book shows how East Asian masculinities are being formed and transformed as Asia is increasingly globalized. The gender roles performed by Chinese and Japanese men are examined not just as they are lived in Asia, but also in the West. The essays collected here enhance current understandings of...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
This addition to the Routledge Library of Modern Japan brings together the most significant studies in recent years on science, technology and research and development in Japan.Drawn from a broad range of journals, research monographs, technical papers and edited volumes, the articles that make up...
Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge