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Yasukuni Shrine and the Constraints on the Discourses of Nationalism in Twentieth-Century Japan

by Joshua Safier

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Published by Dissertation.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Japan,
  • Nationalism,
  • Asia - Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9626411M
    ISBN 100965856410
    ISBN 109780965856416
    OCLC/WorldCa245675199

    Legacies of World War II: Yasukuni Shrine, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, and War Memory in Japan Since the conclusion of World War II in , the Japanese people have been engaged in a debate regarding the “correct way” of remembering the conflict.   Japan’s Holy War reveals how a radical religious ideology drove the Japanese to imperial expansion and global war. Bringing to light a wealth of new information, Walter A. Skya demonstrates that whatever other motives the Japanese had for waging war in Asia and the Pacific, for many the war was the fulfillment of a religious mandate.4/5(1).

    "This book forces a rethinking of the contentional dichotomy between tradition and modernity. The authors argue provocatively that much of Japanese 'tradition' is a modern invention."—Gail Lee Bernstein, author of Haruko's World"Sure to stimulate debate in the field of Japanese studies, this important work deftly historicizes the origins of such 'traditional practices' as judo or Japanese.   Joshua Safier, “Yasukuni Shrine and the Constraints on the Discourse of Nationalism in Twentieth-Century Japan” (master's thesis, University of Kansas, ), Nelson () notes that the area in front of Yasukuni's war memorabilia museum, the Yushukan, is designated “sacred ground,” but it is not clear who and in what capacity made Cited by: 7.

    Yasukuni Shrine and the Constraints on the Discourses of Nationalism in Twentieth-century Japan, Joshua Safier Rationing in the NHS, Bill New, Julien Le Grand, Julian Le-Grand Hologram of liberty - the Constitution's shocking alliance with big government, Kenneth W Royce. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.,, Free ebooks since


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Yasukuni Shrine and the Constraints on the Discourses of Nationalism in Twentieth-Century Japan by Joshua Safier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Yasukuni Shrine and the Constraints on the Discourses of Nationalism in Twentieth-Century Japan by Joshua Safier B.A., Oberlin College, Submitted to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Kansas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of.

in Modern Japan: Examining the Issue of Yasukuni Shrine Jakub Havlíãek * The peace and prosperity of Japan today is the fruit of the noble work of the Kami of Yasukuni Jinja. 1 Introduction The Yasukuni Shrine, a Shinto sanctuary in Tokyo where are enshrined the spirits or souls of those who supposedly gave their lives for Japan.

This book is the first authoritative volume in English on Yasukuni, the controversial Shinto shrine in the heart of Tokyo, dedicated to the Japanese war dead. Twelve convicted and two suspected Class A war criminals are enshrined at Yasukuni, while the shrine's museum narrates an account of Japan's actions in the Second World War that is best described as revisionist.

Visits to the shrine by. Title: Yasukuni Shrine: A Case for Understanding the Axiological Basis of the Ideological Discourse in Sino-Japanese Relations This thesis concentrates on the partial reconstruction of the axiological basis at the core of the ideological – nationalistic disputes between China and Japan.

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An adapted version of an MA in East Asian History assignment by Lewis Tatt. Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo is somewhat notorious. Every year, around August 15th, the issue of whether individuals should visit the shrine to commemorate the war dead is hotly debated in Japan, particularly if one such individual also happens to be the prime minister.

Keizō Hayashi (林 敬三, Hayashi Keizō, 8 January – 12 November ) was a Japanese civil servant, general officer and the first Chairman of Joint Staff Council (JSC), a post equivalent to Chief of the General Staff in other countries, from to He was instrumental in founding the post-war Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) in Allegiance: Japan.

Nat Sayer, Nakasone Yasuhiro: My Life in Politics, (draft of translation), Cited in Joshua Safier, ‘Yasukuni Shrine and the Constraints on the Discourses of Nationalism in Twentieth-Century Japan’. (MA thesis, University of Kansas, ) The Yasukuni Shrine -- Japan's national memorial enshrining the spirits of Japanesesoldiers killed in domestic and foreign wars -- occupies a peculiar chapter in Japanese history.

Originally designed as a sanctuary to house the spirits of those who died in overthrowing the. Japan’s Holy War. reveals how a radical religious ideology drove the Japanese to imperial expansion and global war. Bringing to light a wealth of new information, Walter A. Skya demonstrates that whatever other motives the Japanese had for waging war in Asia and the Pacific, for many the war was the fulfillment of a religious by:   In his most recent book, he offers readers a wide range of conspiracy theories, praising Prime Minister Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin as “flag-bearers of nationalism” while criticizing European governments as well as the U.S.

as promoters of globalization and enemies of Japan (Watanabe and Mabuchi ). The Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, once the symbolic center of national commemoration of war dead in pre-War years, is now regarded as one of the critical conservative symbols of Japan’s imperial : Daiki Shibuichi.

Yasukuni shrine and the constraints on the discourses of nationalism in twentieth century Japan. Master thesis, University of Kansas.

Master thesis, University of Kansas. Google ScholarAuthor: David G. Hebert. Nationalism, Historical Memory and Contemporary Conflicts in the Asia Pacific: the Yasukuni Phenomenon, Japan, and the United States.

Tuesday, Aug Posted: AM JST (by Mark Selden) - I will make three points about the “Yasukuni Problem” and contemporary nationalism that seem to me absent in much of the discussion both in Japan and internationally. A nationwide phenomenon. The commissioning of public statuary was not restricted to the capital.

In fact, the first statues of modern Japan were built in the countryside, where the agents of the newly founded nation-state came to see that statues in public spaces could help spread the new – and at that time little-known – idea of Japan as a nation.

Inventing the Way of the Samurai examines the development of the 'way of the samurai' - bushido; - which is popularly viewed as a defining element of the Japanese national character and even the 'soul of Japan'. Rather than a continuation of ancient traditions, however, bushido; developed from a search for identity during Japan's modernization in the late nineteenth century/5(6).

Brown Walker Press is a leading independent publisher of nonfiction academic textbooks, monographs & trade publications. Book proposals welcome. Leaders in. PDF | This article is a feminist examination of gender and national memory at the Yasukuni Shrine. It argues that the spaces and practices of Yasukuni | Find, read and cite all the research you Author: Jemima Repo.

Religion and politics Shinto and nationalism Japanese flags ©. Shinto can't be separated from Japan and the Japanese, but in the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries Shinto became an. Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM) Buy ePub.

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One by one, the baby animals are born on the farm, each making another barnyard mother yearn for a baby of her own.1 Chinese nationalism is a more ambiguous reality than it might seem.

Its existence cannot be denied. It has great power and intensity, as shown over the last few years by the demonstrations against the American bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade in Maythe EP3 incident in Aprilthe denunciation of the Japanese Prime Minister's visits to the Yasukuni Shrine, the virulent Cited by: 5.

Akiko Takenaka is an associate professor at the Department of History, University of Kentucky. Her book Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar (University of Hawaii Press, ) is the first book-length work in English that critically examines the controversial war memorial.

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