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Yasukuni: The War Dead and the Struggle for Japan\'s Past
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Yasukuni: The War Dead and the Struggle for Japan's Past

By John Breen (Ed.)

Singapore: Horizon Books Pte Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. New/new. New. The Yasukini Shrine to Japan's war dead is guaranteed to stir up violent emotions whenever it slips into the news. This book attempts for the first time in English to take a dispassionate academic look at the shrine and its meaning. The collection of articles includes - 1 - Stalemate: The Yasukuni Shrine Problem in Sino-Japanese Relations- Caroline Rose, 2 - A Religious Perspective on the Yasukuni Shrine Controversy - Kevin Doak, 3 - China, Japan and the Spell of Yasukuni - Wang Zhixin, 4 - Plumbing the Depths: The Yasukuni Controversy in China - Seki Hei, 5 - Legacies of Empire: The Yasukuni Shrine Controversy - Takahasi Tetsuya, 6 - And Why Shouldn't the Prime Minister Worship at Yasukuni? A Personal View - Nitta Hitoshi, 7 - Yasukuni and the Loss of Historical Memory - John Breen & 8 - Pledge Fulfilled: Prime Minister Koizumi, Yasukuni and the Japanese Media - Phillip Seaton. The 202 pages include an index and a bibliography.Weight: 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia