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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 21 (1): 90–91.
Published: 01 November 1961
...James William Morley Japan Subdued: The Atomic Bomb and the End of the War in the Pacific . By Herbert Feis . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1961 . v, 199 . Sources, Index. $4.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1961 1961 90 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 859–861.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Raju G. C. Thomas The Making of the Indian Atomic Bomb. Science, Secrecy and the Postcolonial State . By Itty Abraham . London : Zed Books , 1998 . ix, 180 pp. $55.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA...
Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 163–164.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Marleigh Grayer Ryan The Atomic Bomb: Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki . Edited by Kyoko Selden and Mark Selden . Armonk, N.Y. : M. E. Sharpe , 1989 . xxxvi , 257 pp. $24.95 (cloth); $14.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 BOOK REVIEWS...
Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 144–162.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Derek J. Kramer Abstract While tens of thousands of Koreans were subject to the atomic attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, early peninsular analysis of the bombings rarely grappled with the existence of these individuals. The general exclusion of colonial subjects from the story of the atomic...
Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 858–859.
Published: 01 August 2011
... state formation of both India and Pakistan that date back to 1947. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2011 2011 South Asian Cultures of the Bomb: Atomic Publics and the State in India and Pakistan . Edited by Itty Abraham . Bloomington & Indianapolis : Indiana...
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 27–28.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Betsey Scheiner Abstract For many japanese the events of August 1945 placed their country in a special position. The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki gave Japan the dubious distinction of being the only country to have sustained atomic bomb attacks. Acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration meant...
Far Eastern Quarterly (1946) 5 (3): 261–271.
Published: 01 May 1946
... in the full scale war with China in 1937. The rest is very recent history—Pearl Harbor—Japan's rapid spread throughout the Pacific Islands, and Southeast Asia—Three and a half years of war, the atomic bombs—and surrender aboard the battleship Missouri . Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 February 1989
... . 1983 . A Rhetoric of Fiction . 2 d ed. Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Akiko Esashi . 1971 . Kusazue: Ōta Yōko hyōden [Spoiled grass: A critical biography of Ōta Yōko]. Tokyo : Nami Shobō . Shinzō Hamai . 1965 . “Hajime ni” [Foreword]. In Genbaku taikenki [Atomic-bomb...
Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 February 1996
... more years of war against Japan. This book makes clear that the U.S. decision to invade Japan was more intensely debated within the U.S. government than the later decision to use atomic bombs against Japan. When a successful test in July 1945 showed that atomic bombs would work, preparations...
Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2022
.... Kurokawa Sō's short story collection Things That Once Happened in This World (2012), which DiNitto terms “documentary fiction,” features one story that educates readers about the Navaho who suffered after mining uranium in Arizona, including them, along with Japanese, as atomic bomb victims. Another...
Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 November 1988
... the United States to react. The revisionist thesis contends that cooperation was already breaking down at war's end as the United States sought to restore or supplant colonial control in Asia and that the United States dropped the atomic bomb in an effort to obviate Soviet involvement in the war against...
Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 February 1996
... The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1996 1996 122 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES In the epilogue, the authors conclude that President Truman's decision to use the atomic bombs was justified, because it headed off a bloody invasion that would have included the use of chemical, and possibly biological, weapons...
Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 552–554.
Published: 01 May 1994
... in the third section, on Japan's wartime atomic bomb research. This essay is derived from a campaign he mounted to refute articles that appeared in Science magazine and several leading newspapers in 1979 claiming that wartime Japan had an atomic bomb project well under way. He points out that there was nothing...
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 401–402.
Published: 01 May 1989
... against Japan did not materialize not because of moral objections but because it did not comport with "the organizational interests" (p. 184) of the armed forces. The decision to drop the atomic bomb, however, was an instance where organizational imperatives prevailed. The planners for atomic bombing were...
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (3): 631–633.
Published: 01 August 1989
...), the masterful novel about the impact of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on its survivors and the work by which Ibuse will be most remembered. Indeed, this remarkable novel, the culmination of Ibuse's literary career, serves as Treat's point of departure: "The question is: Why and how did this particular author...
Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (2): 319–331.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the damage caused by atomic and hydrogen bombs. From the 1950s to the 1960s, this imagined vision of usable nuclear power was embodied in a figure intensely loved by children: the robot named Astro Boy (lit. “Iron Armed Atom”) who carried a reactor in his body and whose computer brain was powered by energy...
Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 729–730.
Published: 01 May 2002
... society as the antinuclear peace movement, representations of war in textbooks and literary works, and struggles to gain governmental compensation for atomic bomb victims, former landlords, and repatriates. Following the claims that Oda Makoto made in the mid-1960s, the author argues that a selfindulgent...
Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 534–535.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of the journal and collection), and is missing another. As a book, it provides a generally reasonable, if cautious, recapitulation of three decades of historical argumentation over the decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the degree of "atomic diplomacy" involved, the projected casualty...
Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 943–944.
Published: 01 November 1990
... central interest. He went to Japan with sickening wartime memories of the conduct of Japanese troops in the Philippines. His activities in Japan put him into contact with all sorts of people scientists, survivors of atomic bombings, public officials, midwives, farmers, geisha, maimed service men reduced...
Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 560–562.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Lindee makes a similar argument in regard BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 561 to science in her study of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) and its effort to determine what, if any, inheritable human genetic mutations were produced by the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The book's title is derived...