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Title Rediscovering America : Japanese perspectives on the American century / edited by Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 341 pages) : illustrations.
Series Twentieth-century Japan : the emerging of a world power ; 19
Twentieth-century Japan ; 19.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Illusion and Disillusion -- "On Relations among Nations" (1878) / Sugiyama Shigeru -- "Strange Encounters with Beautiful Women" (1885-1887) / Shiba Shiro -- "Religion in America" (1889) / Inoue Enryo -- "First Impressions of Christendom" (1893) / Uchimura Kanzo -- "Letters from San Francisco" (1905-1906) / Kotoku Shusui -- 2. Students and Immigrants -- "Advice on Going to America" (1901) / Katayama Sen -- "My Life in California" (1911) / Noguchi Yonejiro -- "Home Life in America" (1916) / Aoyama Tetsushiro -- "Excluded Japanese and Exclusionist Americans" (1920) / Sasaki Shigetsu -- "The Soul of America" (1921) / Anonymous -- "On the Anti-Japanese Movement in America" (1924) / Shibusawa Eiichi -- 3. Modan America -- "America on the Rise" (1925) / Ashida Hitoshi -- "The Characteristics and Peculiarities of the Americans" (1925) / Maida Minoru -- "Baseball and the American Character" (1925) / Abe Isoo -- "American High Society" (1925) / Noguchi Yonejiro -- "The Troublesome American Woman" (1927) / Sasaki Shigetsu -- "Motion Pictures: The Americanization Machine" (1929) / Hirabayashi Hatsunosuke -- "America, the Land of Speed" (1929) / Kiyosawa Kiyoshi -- 4. American Enemy -- "My Impressions of Washington and New York" (1934) / Konoe Fumimaro -- "American Perspectives on Japan, and Vice Versa" (1941) / Kada Tetsuji -- "On the History of American Imperialism" (1941) / Sawada Ken -- "America's Race Problem" (1941) / Muneo Matsuji -- "Remembering American Baseball" (1941) / Miyake Daisuke -- "The American Home Front" (1942) / Matsushita Masatoshi -- "The Will to Annihilate the American Enemy" (1943) / Nakano Goro -- "Why Do Americans Break the Law?" (1944) / Sakanishi Shiho -- Roundtable Discussion: "Grasping the Reality of the American Enemy" (1944) -- 5. American Occupiers -- "Illegal Behavior by American Soldiers" (1945) / Home Ministry -- "Whence the American Sense of Morality?" (1945) / Kagawa Toyohiko -- "Culture and the Arts in America" (1945) / Ito Michio -- "Remembering General MacArthur" (1951) 206 Symposium, "What We Have Gained from America, and What We Have Lost" (1932) / Asahi Shinbun -- "What Is America to Us?" (1967) / Sato Tadao -- 6. America Ascendant -- "The American Housewife" (1951) / Ishigaki Ayako -- "The Dynamic Logic of American Capitalism" (1956) / Goto Yonosuke -- "America after Fourteen Years" (1956) / Tsuru Shigeto -- "The Other Side of American Society" (1961) / Oda Makoto -- "Living in Nashville" (1960-1961) / Yasuoka Shotaro -- "America as I See It" (1963) / Eto]un -- "The Old Face of America" (1964) / Eto Jun -- "Dealing with Pearl Harbor" (1967) / Oe Kenzaburo -- 7. America in Decline -- "Americans: Between War and Peace" (1965) / Oda Makoto -- "Traveling through the Deep South" (1970) / Honda Katsuicbi -- "The Lonely American" (1971) / Kirishima Yoko -- "Hot Days in Harlem" (1972) / Yoshida Ruiko -- "A Proposal for Encouraging America" (1980) / Kosaka Masataka -- "Glorious America, Where Are You?" (1980) / Shimomura Mitsuko -- "Rediscovering America's Dynamic Society" (1987) / Saeki Shoichi -- "Koreans in New York" (1989) / Yomota Inuhiko -- "The Trouble with the American Economy" (1989) / Morita Akio.
Summary In this collection of writings, covering the period from 1878-1989, a wide range of Japanese visitors to the United States offer their vivid and sometimes surprising perspectives on Americans and American society.
Other author Duus, Peter.
Hasegawa, Kenji.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Public opinion -- Japan.
History.
Political science.
United States -- Foreign public opinion, Japanese.
United States -- Civilization -- 20th century -- Foreign public opinion, Japanese.
United States -- Relations -- Japan.
Japan -- Relations -- United States.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520950375 (electronic bk.)
0520950372 (electronic bk.)
9780520268456 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780520268432
0520268431
0520268458
Standard Number 40019805284