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Beyond the Rising Sun Nationalism in Contemporary Japan

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ISBN-10: 0275950352

ISBN-13: 9780275950354

Edition: 1995

Authors: Bruce Stronach

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There has long been concern that Japan's aggressive economic development might be a harbinger of an equally aggressive nationalism, reminiscent of the dark era leading up to World War II. The media has fueled the image of a newly aggressive Japan by using martial metaphors such as "Samurai capitalism" that is "invading" American markets. Moreover, the Japanese are also portrayed as subservient members of a conformist society manipulated by political authority. However, a long-time resident in Japan and scholar on U.S.-Japanese relations argues that contemporary Japanese nationalism has no connection to its prewar embodiment and fears of an authoritarian and aggressive Japan have no basis in…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 1/30/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Ambiguous Images
The Search for Identity
Nationalism and Community
Nationalism and the State
Japan's Role in the World
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index