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Author Barnard, Christopher, 1948-

Title Language, ideology and Japanese history textbooks / Christopher Barnard
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (190 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Rape of Nanking: processes and participants; The attacks by Germany and Japan: the ideology of irresponsibility; The surrenders of Germany and Japan: the ideology of face-protection; Conclusion: locating the findings in a wider context; Works cited; Index
Summary There are frequent protests that a biased, nationalistic history is taught in Japanese schools. This study analyses authorised textbooks currently in use, elucidating meanings and associated ideologies created through language
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Japanese language -- Social aspects.
Japan -- History -- Study and teaching.
Japan -- History -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003047233
ISBN 0203380746 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0203380746 (electronic bk.)
9780203380741 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)