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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 145–159.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Erik Esselstrom This essay reflects on the experience of a remarkable Japanese woman, Hasegawa Teru, whose life story can help us both historicize and contextualize the emergence of a human-rights discourse in modern Japan and connect it to the struggle of the social and political Left in Japanese...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (130): 131–156.
Published: 01 January 2018
... doing, it illuminates the importance of Yoshitsune, a major figure and a hero of Japan’s premodern era, in the formation of wartime Japanese intellectual history. A key player in these debates was Oyabe Zen’ichirō (1867–1941), an amateur anthropologist and educator of the Ainu, Japan’s indigenous...
Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. “Solidarity for the People of Koto Panjang. Join in the Boycott of Japan” (Jakarta, Indonesia: KASANG [Action Committee for the Solidarity with Koto Panjang], ca. 1991), International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam). The text reads: “We are campaigning against the Japanese More
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (117): 98–118.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Tomomi Yamaguchi This article investigates the use of online communication and social media in connection with the recently emerged right-wing, xenophobic movement in contemporary Japan. Since the early 2000s there has been a surge in xenophobic and racist discourse on the Internet, tied...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Richard Reitan This article traces the emergence of neoliberalism in Japan and critically assesses the strategies through which it has attained legitimacy. The assertion in the 1970s that Japan was a “middle-mass” society in which all enjoyed common income levels and lifestyles operated...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (90): 95–101.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Nichole T. Rustin E. Taylor Atkins, Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan . Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001. Andrew F. Jones, Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in the Chinese Jazz Age . Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001. 2004 by MARHO: The Radical...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (138): 145–170.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Vivian Shaw Abstract In recent years, Japan has witnessed the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, a rise in racist hate speech, and the reinterpretation of the constitution to enable state militarization. In response to these crises, a segment of Japanese activists has adopted antifa to bolster...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (76): 212–222.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Anne Csete Perceptions of the Enemy: The United States and Japan during World War I1 Anne Csete Teaching about World War 11 in East Asia and the United States with a focus on cross-cultural perceptions offers...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 30–49.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Tomoko Seto This article examines narrative manipulation of police violence involving journalists, the police, and activists in late Meiji Japan to explore the political potential of popular media. I scrutinize the so-called Red Flag Incident of 1908, in which fourteen socialists were arrested...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (75): 92–108.
Published: 01 October 1999
... from the war and how to communicate them, nor has there emerged an effective means to negotiate and examine these lessons. Debate over war memories in Japan happens in a relatively small rhetorical box, with representatives of the right and the left advocating largely unchang- ing and sharply...
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Radical History Review (2005) 2005 (91): 110–116.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Masao Nishikawa 2005 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization,Inc. 2005 REFLECTIONS A Specter Is Still Haunting: The Specter of World History Masao Nishikawa Historical research and writing using “modern” methods began in Japan after the so-called Meiji Restoration (1868...
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Radical History Review (1985) 1985 (33): 139–154.
Published: 01 May 1985
... of the American Containment Policy in East Asia. New York: W.W. Norton, 1982. 273 pp. $22.95. William Borden, The Pacific Alliance: Japan and U.S. Foreign Economic Policy, 1947-1955. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984. 352 pp. $25.00. Bruce Cumings, The Origins of the Korean War: Liberation...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (71): 34–40.
Published: 01 May 1998
... citizenship forced many of them to make alliances with the real and imagined foes of U.S. elites. This list began with Native American nations and included Britain, Haiti, Mexico, the Soviet Union, and Japan.6 Like the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, the Meiji Restoration in Japan in 1868, which...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (75): 131–147.
Published: 01 October 1999
... similarly. Three years later, with Hitler dead and the Nazis defeated, President Harry Truman would be faced with a comparably weighty decision. Although, on some level, he understood that dropping atomic bombs on Japan would initiate a process that might one day result in ending life...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (130): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2018
... globally. In Japan’s case, occupation authorities who were committed to transforming their former enemy into a bulwark against communism after World War II relied on these analyses to formulate policies that could compensate for this original sin.3 While the discourse of an incomplete...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 147–158.
Published: 01 October 2016
..., on “Rest & Relaxation” leave (R&R) in US-­occupied Japan with his buddy Whimp, the snapshot series documents Rohrbach and Whimp’s pleasure at their vacation from the war: the skies are sunny, and the anonymous women the two embrace in almost every photo usually smile for the camera when their skirts...
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Radical History Review (1988) 1988 (41): 67–92.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Kyoko Hirano Copyright © April 1988 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1988 The JapaneseTragedy: Film Censorship and the American occupation Kyoko Hirano During the American Occupation of Japan...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 11–30.
Published: 01 January 2019
... US aid program that solidified Japan’s position as the center of US military capitalist expansion in East Asia and integrated South Korea into the system. The triangular circuit of war-base-empire between Korea, Japan, and the United States during the Korean War precisely illustrated what Bruce...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 149–172.
Published: 01 May 2006
... the world, from England to South Africa to Japan, until she settled in the United States.”1 Rama Rau’s transformation from fledgling author into the embodiment of the modern cosmopolitan ideal was largely a function of her elite status, her family connections, and the opportunities avail- able to her...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (57): 76–81.
Published: 01 October 1993
... and the new peri- pheries are of course not limited to direct military intervention: a variety of political, economic, and indirect military devices, de- pending on circumstances, are exploited. Moreover, the United States is not the only player. Other powers-France, Germany, Japan...