The dismantling of Japan's empire in East Asia : deimperialization, postwar legitimation and imperial afterlife

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Full title: The dismantling of Japan's empire in East Asia : deimperialization, postwar legitimation and imperial afterlife / edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov.
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245 0 4 |a The dismantling of Japan's empire in East Asia :  |b deimperialization, postwar legitimation and imperial afterlife /  |c edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov. 
260 |a Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ;  |a New York, NY :  |b Routledge,  |c 2017. 
300 |a xiv, 334 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
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440 0 |a Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ;  |v 123 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: Angles of empire -- Section One. The new postwar order : meaning and significance -- Kato Kiyofumi -- The decline of the Japanese Empire and the transformation of the regional order in East Asia -- Kawashima Shin -- "De-imperialization" in early postwar japan : adjusting and transforming institutions of empire -- Barak Kushner -- Imperial loss and Japan's search for postwar legitimacy -- Araragi Shinzo -- Collapse of the Japanese empire and the great migrations : repatriation, assimilation, and remaining behind -- Section Two. War criminals, POWs, and the imperial breakdown -- Sandra Wilson -- The shifting politics of guilt : the campaign for the release of Japanese war criminals -- Sarah Kovner -- Allied POWs in Korea : life and death during the Pacific War -- Franziska Seraphim -- Carceral geographies of Japan's vanishing empire : war criminals' prisons in Asia -- Sherzod Muminov -- Prejudice, punishment and propaganda : post-imperial Japan and the Soviet versions of history and justice in East Asia, 1945-1956 -- Section Three. Diplomacy, law, and the end of empire -- Matthias Zachmann -- Sublimating the empire : how Japanese experts of international law translated "Greater East Asia" into the postwar period -- Kanda Yutaka -- The transformation of a Manchukuo imperial bureaucrat to postwar supporter of the Yoshida Doctrine : the case of Shiina Etsusaburo -- Park Jung Jin -- North Korean nation building and Japanese imperialism : people's nation, "people's diplomacy" and the Japanese technicians -- Erik Esselstrom -- Humanitarian hero or communist stooge? : the ambivalent Japanese reception of Li Dequan in 1954 -- Section Four. Media and the imperial aftermath -- Sato Takumi -- The "pacifist" magazine Sekai : a barometer of postwar thought -- Shirato Kenichiro -- Post-imperial broadcasting networks in China and Manchuria -- Michael Baskett -- Parting the Bamboo Curtain : Japanese Cold War film exchange with China -- Comparative epilogue / Kerstin von Lingen -- Germany as a role model? : coming to terms with Nazi war deeds, 1945-2015. 
650 0 |a Imperialism  |x History  |y 20th century. 
650 0 |a World War, 1939-1945  |x Influence. 
650 0 |a Decolonization  |z East Asia  |x History  |y 20th century. 
650 0 |a Postcolonialism  |z East Asia  |x History  |y 20th century. 
651 0 |a Japan  |x Relations  |z East Asia. 
651 0 |a East Asia  |x Relations  |z Japan. 
651 0 |a Japan  |x Foreign relations  |y 1945-1989. 
651 0 |a East Asia  |x Politics and government  |y 1945- 
700 1 |a Kushner, Barak,  |d 1968-  |e editor of compilation. 
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