Contemporary Japan Online

Contemporary Japan Online
Published from Tokyo under Japanese editorship before, during, and after WWII (1932 - 1954), Contemporary Japan is unique in its even-handed treatment of the Japanese view. Described as 'a relative beacon of rationality in chaotic and confusing times', Contemporary Japan was published by the semi-official Foreign Affairs Association of Japan. It counted both Japanese and Western commentators, many of which sincere Pan-Asianists cautiously but clearly voicing their disillusionment with the increasingly heated war-time rhetoric, the road to war against China - and the way the 'reverse course' went from 1947 - 1952.

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Contemporary Japan is sourced as follows:

  • School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

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2018-09:First release

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Contemporary Japan, Advisor: professor Peter O’Connor (Musashino University, Japan), Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018 <http://primarysources.brillonline.com/browse/contemporary-japan-online>