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Through Japanese eyes

Author: Richard H Minear
Publisher: New York : Center for International Training and Education : Distributed by Apex Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Minear, Richard H.
Through Japanese eyes.
New York : Center for International Training and Education : Distributed by Apex Press, 2008
(OCoLC)706006732
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Minear
ISBN: 9780938960539 0938960539 0938960547 9780938960546
OCLC Number: 185095584
Description: 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Japan today --
Ten comparisons between Japan and the United States --
Big Boss of the Thunder Herd --
Japan, Inc.: the comic --
Contemporary Japan: three novels --
Japan before 1850 --
A closed society: 1600-1853 --
The old values --
Tradition and its uses --
Fuji-ichi, the tycoon --
Ethnocentrism, Japanese style --
1850 to 1940 --
An end to the closed society --
The beginnings of change --
Japanese imperialism: the nineteenth century --
The factory ship --
Imperial Japan, 1940 --
Lost names --
The war years --
World War II --
Two Imperial rescripts --
Ichikō in 1944 --
Hiroshima and Nagasaki --
The occupation, identity, and patriotism --
Two constitutions --
The 1946 constitution: one historian's views --
Patriotism re-examined --
The Japan that can say no --
Say no --
but to what --
Textbooks and the teaching of history --
A Japanese textbook --
Lies my textbooks taught me --
Japan and Asia: a textbook treatment --
Textbook certification: does it serve a purpose? --
Nature and pollution --
The talisman --
Pure land, poisoned sea --
Pollution damage: who pays? --
The Japanese people and nature --
A tale of whales --
Switch off --
Cleaning up Mt. Everest --
Gender --
Women in Japan: the distant past --
Some prefer Nettles --
Driven beyond dignity --
Working women --
Japanese women in the Olympic Marathon --
Aspects of life today --
Parents and their children's education --
Cell phones --
The Otaru Hot Springs case and discrimination against "Foreigners" in Japan --
Japanese Americans --
The Governor and the Japanese Americans --
Remember Pearl Harbor, and then...(Part I) --
Remember Pearl Harbor, and Then...(Part II) --
Disaffection --
World War II: closing the books --
The old reminders --
The new activism.
Responsibility: Richard H. Minear.
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A rich anthology of historical and literary writings by Japanese combined with a wealth of information about Japan today, this reader is intended for the American classroom, where it will be Read more...

 
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