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Culture shock and Japanese-American relations : historical essays / Sadao Asada.

Author/creator Asada, Sadao, 1936-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoColumbia : University of Missouri Press,
Descriptionxi, 290 p. ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Subject(s)
Contents Reverse culture shock : a personal note -- Cherry blossoms and the yellow peril : American images of Japan during the 1920s -- Alfred T. Mahan : navalist, imperialist, and racist -- Between the old diplomacy and the new, 1918-1922 : the Washington system and the origins of Japanese-American rapprochement -- From Washington to London : the Imperial Japanese Navy and the politics of naval limitation, 1921-1930 -- The Japanese Navy's road to Pearl Harbor, 1931-1941-- The shock of the atomic bomb and Japan's decision to surrender--a reconsideration -- Addendum : a note on Hasegawa's Racing the enemy : the mushroom cloud and national psyches : Japanese and American perceptions of the atomic bomb decision--a reconsideration, 1945-2006 -- Addendum : student polls on the A-bomb decision.
Abstract "Examines historical episodes in the interactions between the United States and Japan from 1890 to 2006, focusing on naval stategy before and during World War II and transpacific racism. Asada analyes both American and Japanese perceptions of Pearl Harbor and the atomic bomb controversy"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 245-276) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2007004496
ISBN9780826217455 (alk. paper)
ISBN0826217451 (alk. paper)

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