A Place for Apology: War, Guilt and US-Japan Relations

A Place for Apology: War, Guilt and US-Japan Relations

By: Shu Kishida (author), Yukiko Tanaka (translator)Paperback

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In A Place for Apology, author Shu Kishida examines America's foreign policy strategies with Japan. The author contemplates whether or not Japan is America's satellite nation, a question on the mind of many Japanese. Professor Kishida contends that the problematic pattern of American denial and repression of guilt led to an unsuccessful American occupation of Japan after World War II and the disastrous effect of the Tokyo War Tribunal on the Japanese psyche.

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Shu Kishida is a professor at Wako University, Tokyo, Japan. Yukiko Tanaka lectures on Japanese culture (in English) for Kokusai Koken Juku (International Relationship Seminars) in Tokyo, Japan. Tanaka holds a doctoral in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Translator's Note Chapter 3 Modern Japan as America's Henchman Chapter 4 Two Kinds of Self-Delusion to Repress a Sense of Humiliation Chapter 5 Stockholm Syndrome Chapter 6 False Pride Chapter 7 Deceptions Found in Japanese Pacifism Chapter 8 Universality of America Culture Chapter 9 Reconsidering Wa, Harmony Chapter 10 The Tokyo Tribunal and America's Illness Chapter 11 Invasions and Apologies Chapter 12 On Patriotism Chapter 13 Afterwords Chapter 14 Appendix

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/10/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780761828495
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 130
  • ID: 9780761828495
  • weight: 213
  • ISBN10: 0761828494

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