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The culture of Japanese fascism

The culture of Japanese fascism

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fascism and culture -- Japan -- History -- 20th century,
  • Japan -- Civilization -- 1926-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Alan Tansman.
    SeriesAsia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific
    ContributionsTansman, Alan, 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS822.4 .C85 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22691573M
    ISBN 109780822344520, 9780822344681
    LC Control Number2008051102


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Contributors from history, literature, film, art history, and anthropology describe a culture of fascism in Japan in the decades preceding the end of the Asia-Pacific War.

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an assumption of most of the essays, and of the conception of the volume itself, that to understand the Japanese inflection of fascism we would benefit more from observing its mark on culture than from comparing political details in the hope of finding a kind of fascism that fits a generic definition across societies (pp.

1–2).Author: Roger Brown. This book explores the aesthetics of fascism in s Japan. It begins with the premise that culture is where fascism forms its ideological power, and it argues that Japanese fascism was fueled by a literary sensibility.

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Hofmann’s overarching argument is that fascism was a flexible concept that Japan had as much a hand in shaping as did Italy and Germany. He. Alan Tansman is the author of The Culture of Japanese Fascism ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascis /5(4).

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By focusing on thought and culture, it helps us rethink the turn from modernism to fascism, to understand fascism's effects on everyday life, and to reconsider the reigning conceptions of fascist ideology."-Louise Young, author of Japan's Total Empire: Manchuria and the Culture of Wartime Imperialism, "Alan Tansman deserves tremendous credit.

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Fascism seemed to offer an alternative to the democratic system which was failing the people at the point of time. The Diet's limited power Japan set up a.

This book examines a set of paintings produced in Japan during the s and early s that have received little scholarly attention. Asato Ikeda views the work of four prominent artists of the time—Yokoyama Taikan, Yasuda Yukihiko, Uemura Shōen, and Fujita Tsuguharu—through the lens of fascism, showing how their seemingly straightforward paintings of Mount Fuji.

Post-Fascist Japan explores this phenomenon, focusing on a group of highly educated Japanese based in the city of Kamakura, where the new political culture was particularly visible. The book argues that these leftist elites, many of whom had been seen as 'the enemy' during the war, saw the problem as one of fascism, an ideology that had.

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During the Occupation years a debate, whose roots trace 3 See George M. Wilson, "Kita Ikki's Theory of Revolution", Journal of Asian Studies, XXVI.1 (Nov.

), pp. 4 0. Tanin and E. Yohan [pseuds.], Militarism and Fascism in Japan (New York. Top 10 books about Japan. Taking in folklore, history and the world’s first novel, here is some of the best reading about an endlessly inventive country culture, religious practice and.

The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why it Matters is a book by Brian Reynolds on a study of the propaganda produced in North Korea for internal consumption, Myers argues that the guiding ideology of North Korea is a race-based nationalism derived from Japanese fascism, rather than any form of book is based on author's study of the.

Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People, by Yoshimi Yoshiaki, Translated by Ethan Mark. pages Columbia University Press, Nonfiction. Following the end of the Second World War, Japanese and foreign scholars eagerly seized upon the concept of fascism as the basis of an analytic framework for explaining what had gone wrong in pre-war Japan and who, if anyone, could be held responsible.

The culture of Japanese fascism, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, The essay on dogs is Aaron Skabelund, ‘Fascism’s furry friends: dogs, national identity, and the purity of blood in s Japan’, pp. – He is the author of The Writings of Kôda Aya (Yale), The Culture of of Japanese Fascism (Duke), and The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism (California).

He is now writing a book comparing Japanese and Jewish responses to atrocity, is co-editor of Studies in Modern Japanese Literature and the forthcoming Tokyo as an Idea: Isoda Kôichi's Essays on.

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The Politics of Painting: Fascism and Japanese Art during the Second World War is published by the University of Hawaii Press. In both Italy and Japan, during the late s and early 40s, the king and emperor were heads of state.

Japan was considered Fascist because it brutally suppressed Leftist and Liberal voices and political parties just like Germany and Italy did du. Interview with Mr Yosuke Matsuoka, Japan’s last representative at the League of Nations.

By Gareth Jones. Tokyo, March, Will Japan go Fascist? Many observers believe that she already has many of the ingredients of Fascism.The United Front Against Fascism conference held in Oakland in brought together a wide swathe of the Old and New Lefts, as well as Asian American, Chicano, Puerto Rican (Young Lords), and white Appalachian (Young Patriots Organization) activists who had developed their own perspectives on U.S.

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