Rediscovering America : Japanese perspectives on the American century (Book, 2011) []
skip to content
Rediscovering America : Japanese perspectives on the American century Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Rediscovering America : Japanese perspectives on the American century

Author: Peter Duus; Kenji Hasegawa
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
Series: Twentieth-century Japan : the emergence of a world power, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Features essays and articles by Japanese visitors to the United States from many walks of life: writers and academics, bureaucrats and priests, politicians and journalists, businessmen,  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Duus; Kenji Hasegawa
ISBN: 0520268431 0520268458 9780520268432 9780520268456
OCLC Number: 774414227
Description: 341 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Illusion and Disillusion Sugiyama Shigeru, "On Relations among Nations" (1878) Shiba Shiro, "Strange Encounters with Beautiful Women" (1885--1887) Inoue Enryo, "Religion in America" (1889) Uchimura Kanzo, "First Impressions of Christendom" (1893) Kotoku Shusui, "Letters from San Francisco" (1905--1906) 2. Students and Immigrants Katayama Sen, "Advice on Going to America" (1901) Noguchi Yonejiro, "My Life in California" (1911) Aoyama Tetsushiro, "Home Life in America" (1916) Sasaki Shigetsu, "Excluded Japanese and Exclusionist Americans" (1920) Anonymous, "The Soul of America" (1921) Shibusawa Eiichi, "On the Anti-Japanese Movement in America" (1924) 3. Modan America Ashida Hitoshi, "America on the Rise" (1925) Maida Minoru, "The Characteristics and Peculiarities of the Americans" (1925) Abe Isoo, "Baseball and the American Character" (1925) Noguchi Yonejiro, "American High Society" (1925) Sasaki Shigetsu, "The Troublesome American Woman" (1927) Hirabayashi Hatsunosuke, "Motion Pictures: The Americanization Machine" (1929) Kiyosawa Kiyoshi, "America, the Land of Speed" (1929) 4. The American Enemy Konoe Fumimaro, "My Impressions of Washington and New York" (1934) Kada Tetsuji, "American Perspectives on Japan, and Vice Versa" (1941) Sawada Ken, "On the History of American Imperialism" (1941) Muneo Matsuji, "America's Race Problem" (1941) Miyake Daisuke, "Remembering American Baseball" (1941) Matsushita Masatoshi, "The American Home Front" (1942) Nakano Goro, "The Will to Annihilate the American Enemy" (1943) Sakanishi Shiho, "Why Do Americans Break the Law?" (1944) Roundtable Discussion: "Grasping the Reality of the American Enemy" (1944) 5. The American Occupiers Home Ministry, "Illegal Behavior by American Soldiers" (1945) Kagawa Toyohiko, "Whence the American Sense of Morality?" (1945) Ito Michio, "Culture and the Arts in America" (1945) Asahi shinbun, "Remembering General MacArthur" (1951) Symposium, "What We Have Gained from America and What We Have Lost" (1952) Sato Tadao, "What Is America to Us?" (1967) 6. America Ascendant Ishigaki Ayako, "The American Housewife" (1951) Goto Yonosuke, "The Dynamic Logic of American Capitalism" (1956) Tsuru Shigeto, "America after Fourteen Years" (1956) Oda Makoto, "The Other Side of American Society" (1961) Yasuoka Shotaro, "Living in Nashville" (1960--1961) Eto Jun, "America as I See It" (1963) Eto Jun, "The Old Face of America" (1964) Oe Kenzaburo, "Dealing with Pearl Harbor" (1967) 7. America in Decline Oda Makoto, "Americans: Between War and Peace" (1965) Honda Katsuichi, "Traveling through the Deep South" (1970) Kirishima Yoko, "The Lonely American" (1971) Yoshida Ruiko, "Hot Days in Harlem" (1972) Kosaka Masataka, "A Proposal for Encouraging America" (1980) Shimomura Mitsuko, "Glorious America, Where Are You?" (1980) Saeki Shoichi, "Rediscovering America's Dynamic Society" (1987) Yomota Inuhiko, "Koreans in New York" (1989) Morita Akio, "The Trouble with the American Economy" (1989) Notes
Series Title: Twentieth-century Japan : the emergence of a world power, 19.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa.


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.