The victim as hero : ideologies of peace and national identity in postwar Japan /

This is the first systematic, historical inquiry into the emergence of "victim consciousness" (higaisha ishiki) as an essential component of Japanese pacifist national identity after World War II. In his meticulously crafted narrative and analysis, the author reveals how postwar Japanese e...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Orr, James Joseph (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2001]