Bodies of memory : narratives of war in postwar Japanese culture, 1945-1970 /

Japanese postwar society struggled to understand its war loss and the resulting national trauma, even as forces within the society sought to suppress these memories. Igarashi argues that Japan's nationhood survived the war's destruction in part through a popular culture that expressed memo...

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Author / Creator: Igarashi, Yoshikuni, 1960-
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter I. The Bomb; Chapter II. The Age of the Body; Chapter III. A Nation That Never Is: Cultural Discourse on Japanese Uniqueness; Chapter IV. Naming the Unnameable; Chapter V. From the Anti-Security Treaty Movement to the Tokyo Olympics: Transforming the Body, the Metropolis, and Memory; Chapter VI. Re-presenting Trauma In Late-1960s Japan; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.