Yasukuni Shrine : history, memory, and Japan's unending postwar (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Yasukuni Shrine : history, memory, and Japan's unending postwar

Author: Akiko Takenaka
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2017. ©2015.
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first extensive English-language study of Yasukuni Shrine as a war memorial. It explores the controversial shrine's role in waging war, promoting peace, honouring the dead, and, in particular,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Akiko Takenaka
ISBN: 0824873807 9780824873806 9780824846787 0824846788
OCLC Number: 992467981
Description: ix, 278 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Mobilizing death: developing the myth of Yasukuni --
Institutionalizing joy: turning war into spectacle at Yasukuni Shrine --
Networks of grief and pride: Yasukuni Shrine in regional Japan --
Institutionalizing grief: Yasukuni Shrine and total war --
Who has the right to mourn? Politics of enshrinement at Yasukuni Shrine --
Mobilizing memories: postmemorial conservatism at Yasukuni today --
Epilogue --
Contesting memories: Yasukuni Shrine as a countermonument
Series Title: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Responsibility: Akiko Takenaka.

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