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Author Yoshida, Takashi, 1963-

Title The making of the "Rape of Nanking" : history and memory in Japan, China, and the United States / Takashi Yoshida
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
Series A study of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Contents Introduction: The Greater East Asian War; 1. Japan: Mobilizing the Nation, Sanitizing Aggression; 2. China: Intolerable Atrocities; 3. United States: The "Rape of Nanking, "; 4. Japan: Confronting the Nanjing Massacre; 5. China: In Times of Civil and Cold War; 6. United States: Rebuilding Japan; 7. Japan: From "Victim Consciousness" to "Victimizer Consciousness, "; 8. China: Nationalizing Memory of the Nanjing Massacre; 9. United States: Focus on Japanese Denials of the Past; 10. Japan: A War over History and Memory; 11. China: The Nanjing Massacre and Patriotic Education
Summary Examines how the views of the so-called Rape of Nanking, or the Nanking Massacre, have evolved in history writing and public memory in Japan, China, and the United States, from 1937
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-257) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937 -- Historiography.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
China -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005052316
ISBN 0195346211
9780199869633 ebook
Other Titles History and memory in Japan, China, and the United States