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Author Mizuno, Hiromi, 1969-

Title Science for the empire : scientific nationalism in modern Japan / Hiromi Mizuno
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (269 pages)
Contents Technocracy. Toward technocracy -- Technocratic vision for a scientific empire -- Marxism. Incomplete modernity and the problem of science -- Mapping Marxism onto the politics of the scientific -- Constructing the scientific Japanese tradition -- Popular science. The mobilization of wonder
Summary An innovative look at Japan's wartime discourse of science and nationalism and how it shaped postwar Japan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-251) and index
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Subject Imperialism and science -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism and science -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Religion and science -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Science and state -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Japan -- Politics and government -- 1926-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804769842 (electronic bk.)
9780804769846 (electronic bk.)