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Author Ching, Leo T. S., 1962- author

Title Anti-Japan : the politics of sentiment in postcolonial East Asia / Leo T. S. Ching
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 163 pages)
Contents When Bruce Lee meets Gojira : transimperial characters, anti-Japanism, anti-Americanism, and the failure of decolonization -- "Japanese devils" : the conditions and limits of anti-Japanism in China -- Shameful bodies, bodily shame : "comfort women" and anti-Japanism in South Korea -- Colonial nostalgia or postcolonial anxiety : the Dōsan generation in-between "retrocession" and "defeat" -- "In the name of love" : critical regionalism and co-viviality in post-East Asia -- Reconciliation otherwise : intimacy, indigeneity, and the Taiwan difference
Summary Leo T. S. Ching traces the complex dynamics that shape persisting negative attitudes toward Japan throughout East Asia, showing how anti-Japanism stems from the failed efforts at decolonization and reconciliation, the U.S. military presence, and shifting geopolitical and economic conditions in the region
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 03, 2019)
Subject Imperialism -- History -- 20th century
Nationalism -- Japan -- History
World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence
East Asia -- Relations -- Japan
East Asia -- Relations -- United States
Japan -- Foreign public opinion, East Asian
Japan -- Relations -- East Asia
United States -- Foreign public opinion, East Asian
United States -- Relations -- East Asia
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018059395
ISBN 1478003359 electronic book
9781478003359 electronic book
hardcover ; alkaline paper
paperback ; alkaline paper
hardcover alkaline paper
paperback ; alkaline paper