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  1. The Diplomatic History of Postwar Japan

    Edited by Makoto Iokibe, Translated and Annotated by Robert D. Eldridge

    Winner of the prestigious Yoshida Shigeru Prize 1999 for the best book in public history when it was published in its original Japanese, this book presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of Japan’s international relations from the end of the Pacific War to the present. Written by leading...

    Published December 17th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Re-Politicising the Kyoto School as Philosophy

    Edited by Christopher Goto-Jones

    Series: Routledge/Leiden Series in Modern East Asian Politics, History and Media

    In Re-Politicising the Kyoto School as Philosophy Christopher Goto-Jones contends that existing approaches to the controversial Kyoto School fail to take it seriously as a school of philosophy, instead focussing on historical debates about the alleged complicity of the School’s members with the...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Contested War Memories

    The 'Memory Rifts' in Historical Consciousness of World War II

    By Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Japan's Contested War Memories is an important and significant book that explores the struggles within contemporary Japanese society to come to terms with Second World War history. Focusing particularly on 1972 onwards, the period starts with the normalization of relations with China and...

    Published November 19th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Imperial Japan and the World, 1931-1945

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The transformation of Japan in the years between 1931 and 1945 into an expansionist and potentially hegemonic power that threatened the stability of the international order in East Asia is a topic that is central to any understanding of the region’s history in the twentieth century. This new...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Ideology and Christianity in Japan

    By Kiri Paramore

    Series: Routledge/Leiden Series in Modern East Asian Politics, History and Media

    Ideology and Christianity in Japan shows the major role played by Christian-related discourse in the formation of early-modern and modern Japanese political ideology. The book traces a history development of anti-Christian ideas in Japan from the banning of Christianity by the Tokugawa shogunate...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Security Policy and the ASEAN Regional Forum

    The Search for Multilateral Security in the Asia-Pacific

    By Takeshi Yuzawa

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Based on primary resources, including documents and extensive interviews with Japanese policy makers, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed empirical analysis of Japan’s involvement in Asia-Pacific security multilateralism after the end of the Cold War with special reference to the ARF....

    Published June 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Non-Western International Relations Theory

    Perspectives On and Beyond Asia

    Edited by Amitav Acharya, Barry Buzan

    Given that the world has moved well beyond the period of Western colonialism, and clearly into a durable period in which non-Western cultures have gained their political autonomy, it is long past time that non-Western voices had a higher profile in debates about international relations, not just as...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Democracy in Occupied Japan

    The U.S. Occupation and Japanese Politics and Society

    Edited by Mark E. Caprio, Yoneyuki Sugita

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    With expert contributions from both the US and Japan, this book examines the legacies of the US Occupation on Japanese politics and society, and discusses the long-term impact of the Occupation on contemporary Japan. Focusing on two central themes – democracy and the interplay of US-initiated...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Zainichi Korean Identity and Ethnicity

    By David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Shedding light on contemporary Japanese society in an international context, Japanese-Korean relations and modern day notions of a multicultural Japan, this book addresses the broad notions and questions of citizenship, identity, ethnicity and belonging through investigation of Japan’s Korean...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Alternative Narratives in Modern Japanese History

    By M. William Steele

    How did ordinary people experience Japan's modern transformation? What role did people in local areas play in the making of modern Japan? How do studies of local politics help explain national events?The dominant account of modern Japanese history focuses on the nation-building that brought Japan...

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge